His 1984 album Various Positions saw her credited as co-vocalist for the whole album, including his soon-to-be classic “Hallelujah.” Also, along with producer Roscoe Beck, she started recording an entire album of Cohen’s songs, using full band arrangements they had introduced on the Field Commander Cohen tour, instead of the more sparse ...
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Jennifer Jean Warnes(born March 3, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter. She has performed as a vocalist on a number of film soundtracks. She has won two Grammy Awards, in 1983 for the Joe Cockerduet "Up Where We Belong" and in 1987 for the Bill Medleyduet "(I've Had) The Time of My Life".
Jennifer Warnes hat an sechs von Cohens Alben mitgearbeitet. 1986 nahm sie ein ganzes Album mit Cohen-Stücken auf: Famous Blue Raincoat – The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Dieses Album gilt als Meisterstück ihrer Karriere, es erreichte dreifachen Platin-Status in Kanada.
The album's songs span much of Cohen's career, from his 1969 album Songs from a Room to his 1984 album Various Positions (on which Warnes sang), and even two songs ("First We Take Manhattan" and "Ain't No Cure for Love") from Cohen's then-unreleased album I'm Your Man .
- November 1986
During the 1970s, Cohen toured twice with Jennifer Warnes as a backup singer (1972 and 1979). Warnes would become a fixture on Cohen's future albums, receiving full co-vocals credit on Cohen's 1984 album Various Positions (although the record was released under Cohen's name, the inside credits say "Vocals by Leonard Cohen and Jennifer Warnes").
She performed alongside Leonard Cohen in his 1984 album Various Positions . In the late 1970s, she had hit records including "Right Time of the Night" and "I Know a Heartache When I See One". In the 1980s, she sang duets with Joe Cocker ("Up Where We Belong") and Bill Medley (" (I've Had) The Time of My Life"), which were also hits.