Leonard Cohen : The Darkness

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Leonard Cohen : The Darkness


Old smoky throat has a new album out on February 3 called Old Ideas, his first new record in eight years. The lead single is slinky and jazzy – maybe a little too jazzy, to be honest, but let’s forgive him his geriatric foibles and bathe in the still shiver-inducing romantic decay that he weaves with his words: “I caught the darkness / It was drinking from your cup / I said is this contagious? / You said, just drink it up.” Yowser.