Video: Leonard Cohen – “Leaving the Table” From You Want It Darker, out now on Columbia Records. I should’ve gone and seen Leonard Cohen when he started touring again in 2008. A dear friend of mine saw him at the Chicago Theatre in 2009 and wept when Cohen, a 75 year old man, fell down … Continue reading New Leonard Cohen video: Leaving the Table
MP3: Adam Cohen – “What Other Guy” from Like A Man, due April 3 on Decca (UMG). Who would’ve guessed? I can only thinkf of a handful of good musicians whose parents were famous artists. The Nelson twins? Nope. Wilson Phillips? Nope. Arguments could certainly be made for Jeff Buckley, Rufus Wainright, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. … Continue reading Leonard Cohen’s kid is pretty good
Incredible footage of Cohen’s unraveling on his 1972 European tour.
A work of fiction inspired by a mix of Southern California classics.
Spawn of Leonard Cohen or just plain good indie-folk-pop? What’s the difference? Great band from the Pacific Northwest.
NPR has a live Leonard Cohen show from the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan. It’s not the complete set, but it’s a great collection of songs: “Dance Me to the End of Love” “The Future” “Chelsea Hotel” “Tower of Song” “Suzanne” “The Partisan” “Hallelujah” “Recitation With N.L.” “Take This Waltz” “So Long Marianne” “First We Take … Continue reading Leonard Cohen – Live in Manhattan
Leonard Cohen’s Seven Immutable Laws of Business: “There’s nothing you can do behind your desk that can’t be more effectively accomplished with a beautiful, long-haired, chain-smoking woman lying naked next to you in bed.” Truer words have never been said. Via lhb.
A GLONO exclusive! “The Partisan” by Quasar Wut-Wut, recorded live at Schubas in Chicago on January 19, 2005 for emusiclive. This song, made famous by Leonard Cohen, has a fascinating history.