Leonard Cohen Celebrated with Cover Songs Series Featuring Chad VanGaalen, Dan Mangan, Ron Sexsmith

Other contributors include Whitehorse, Hayden, Leif Vollebekk and Jenn Grant

BY Alex HudsonPublished Mar 10, 2021

The upcoming film Death of a Ladies' Man takes its title and inspiration from classic Canadian songwriter Leonard Cohen. To celebrate, a selection of Canadian artists have recorded covers of their favourite Cohen tunes for a song series rolling out this month.

There are nine songs in total, which will be rolled out daily starting on March 12 (running until March 20). It kicks off with Ron Sexsmith; the series also includes Whitehorse, Dan Mangan, Chad VanGaalen, Leif Vollebekk and more.

The covers and their accompanying videos will be posted on YouTube and released through the artists' social channels. The schedule is as follows:

Ron Sexsmith - March 12
Whitehorse - March 13
Karelle Tremblay (who also stars in the film) - March 14
Dan Mangan - March 15
Jenn Grant - March 16
Chad VanGaalen - March 17
Mo Kenney - March 18
Hayden Desser - March 19
Leif Vollebekk - March 20

Death of a Ladies' Man comes out on VOD on March 12 via Mongrel Media. Filmed in Montreal and Ireland, it's about a hard-drinking womanizer who develops a terminal brain tumour as his second marriage breaks down. It's directed by Matthew Bissonnette.

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