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Monday, April 13, 2009

Live in London (Columbia)

Given the intimacy of Cohen's songs, and the worn warmth of his voice, there's something slightly off-putting about picturing him performing in a 20,000-seat arena. Maybe that's why it's so charmingly reassuring when, announcing a set break during the close of "Anthem," Cohen offers a "Thanks for your kind attention...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
The bus television news ticker on my snowy commute to the office today clued me into this sad little news item: Leonard Cohen will play his first U.S. concert in over 15 years next month, apparently in an effort to replenish the retirement savings his manager squandered.  The sadness is two-fold: Not only does it conjure the image of a man in his 70s forced from retirement—an increasingly com...

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