Who By Fire (Live Tribute To Leonard Cohen)


Cat No: 19439822282

1. Tired
2. Suzanne
3. Sisters Of Mercy
4. Who By Fire / As The Mist Leaves No Scar
5. Twelve OClock Chant
6. Everybody Knows
7. Avalanche
8. The Future
9. Chelsea Hotel No.5
10. You Want It Darker
11. If It Be Your Will
12. The Asthmatic
13. Famous Blue Raincoat / Anthem
14. Show Me The Place
15. Hallelujah
16. Prayer For Messiah
17. Bird On The Wire
18. Who By Fire (Reprise) / Letter To Marianne
19. So Long Marianne
20. Youd Sing Too

Performed across two nights at the Royal Dramaten Theatre in Stockholm in March of 2017, Who by Fire is a theatrical staging of Leonard Cohens songs, poems, and letters. Conceived and anchored by First Aid Kit, the band are joined by an array of guest artists, two actors, an 8 person band and strings, and on two songs a 20+ person choir. Klara and Johanna, long-time fans and greatly inspired by Leonard Cohen, were deeply saddened by his passing in November of 2016; they decided to stage this production as a tribute to him.

An incredibly ambitious undertaking, they selected and sequenced all of the material performed, and collaborated with the theatre and their music director to stage and orchestrate the show. Who by Fire was originally aired by SVT (Swedish National Public TV Broadcaster) and received rave reviews for its two show run. It has yet to be performed again nor had the audio been released, until now. First Aid Kit are thrilled to be sharing the live audio from this unique and special show in November of 2020.




Folk Rock



Record Label

Columbia Records
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