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Exclusive Video: Leonard Cohen's "Anthem" From "Live In London"

March 26, 2009 11:03 AM ET

With Leonard Cohen set to embark on his first U.S. tour in 15 years on April 2nd, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will give fans a taste of his stage show when he releases his Live in London CD/DVD on March 31st. Featuring songs from throughout the poet/rocker's 40-year career, the live album was recorded during Cohen's performances at London's O2 Arena while touring Europe in 2008. In our exclusive sneak peek (watch the video above), Cohen performs an intimate version of his The Future classic "Anthem" from July 17th, 2008.

Rock Daily caught Leonard Cohen's historic return to the New York stage in February 2009, when the "Hallelujah" legend performed at the Beacon Theatre. "For years and years it was nearly impossible to imagine Cohen making any sort of return to the stage, particularly one as glorious as this tour has been," Rock Daily wrote. "Jaws were dropping as he came back onstage for more and more encores, as the show ran way past the three-hour mark."

Get ready, Leonard Cohen is on his way. See the full tour dates for Cohen's jaunt after the jump:

April 2 - Austin, TX @ Michael and Susan Dell Hall at Long Center
April 3 - Grand Prairie, TX @ NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie
April 5 - Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre
April 7 - San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall
April 10 - Los Angeles, CA @ NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE
April 13 - Oakland, CA @ Paramount Theatre of the Arts
April 17 - Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
April 19 - Vancouver, BC @ General Motors Place
April 21 - Victoria, BC @ Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
April 23 - Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater at Qwest Field Events Center
April 25 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
April 26 - Calgary, AB @ EPCOR Center's Jack Singer Hall
April 28 - Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre
April 30 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
May 3 - Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre
May 5 - Chicago, IL @ The Chicago Theatre
May 9 - Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre
May 11 - Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
May 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ Academy of Music
May 14 - Waterbury, CT @ Palace Theater
May 16 - New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall
May 19 - Hamilton, ON @ Copps Coliseum
May 21 - Quebec City, QC @ Pavillon de la Jeunesse
May 22 - Kingston, ON @ K-Rock Centre
May 24 - London, ON @ John Labatt Centre
May 25 - Ottawa, ON @ National Arts Centre Southam Hall
May 26 - Ottawa, ON @ National Arts Centre Southam Hall
May 29 - Boston, MA @ Wang Theatre
June 2 - Morrison, CO @Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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