Leonard Cohen

Watch Alec Baldwin Sing “Hallelujah” as Donald Trump on SNL Season Finale

As expected for the season finale of Saturday Night Live, Alec Baldwin appeared on the show again in his Donald Trump guise. He opened the…
Dale Eisinger / May 21, 2017

Brian Williams Praises Syrian Air Strikes by Quoting Leonard Cohen

Last night, the U.S. military launched dozens of missiles at Syria, in response to new reports that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad had authorized the use of…
Jeremy Gordon / April 7, 2017

Watch Feist’s Leonard Cohen Tribute, Introduced by Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

At the Juno Awards in Ottawa this weekend, Feist performed "Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye" in tribute to singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen, who…
Geena Kloeppel / April 3, 2017

Stream Sun Kil Moon’s New Night Talks EP, Featuring a Cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Famous Blue Raincoat”

Haven't finished digesting Sun Kil Moon's mammoth February double-album Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood? Too bad, there's already more new Mark…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 27, 2017

Watch a New Video for Leonard Cohen’s “Traveling Light” That Features Unreleased Footage

Belgian artist Sammy Slabbnick has created a memorial video for Leonard Cohen, which premiered today via the late singer/songwriter's VEVO channel. It's a clip for "Traveling…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 23, 2017

Watch Joan Shelley, Will Oldham, and Daniel Martin Moore’s Tributes to Leonard Cohen

In a sign of just how bad the past week has been for celebrity deaths, it already feels as if it's been a long time since…
Anna Gaca / December 27, 2016

A New Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert Will Feature Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Okkervil River’s Will Sheff, More

The latest tribute to Leonard Cohen, following up a star-powered show in San Francisco last month, is a benefit concert in Brooklyn on January 24th entitled…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 19, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Video: Mark Kozelek, Christopher Owens, Tim Cohen, More Cover Leonard Cohen

Last night, an all-star collaborative concert took place in San Francisco to pay tribute to Leonard Cohen in the wake of his death on November…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 28, 2016

Leonard Cohen’s Cause of Death Has Been Revealed

Last week, the great Leonard Cohen passed away. He died on Monday, though his death was announced on Thursday. Now, his cause of death has…
Jeremy Gordon / November 17, 2016

Watch Car Seat Headrest Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Field Commander Cohen”

At a show this past Saturday, Car Seat Headrest covered Leonard Cohen’s 1974 song, "Field Commander Cohen," in tribute to the late singer-songwriter. The performance…
Taylor Berman / November 14, 2016

Leonard Cohen’s Son Pens Emotional Tribute to His Father on Facebook

Six days after Leonard Cohen’s death, the legendary poet and songwriter’s son posted a note on his Facebook page thanking his father as well as…
Taylor Berman / November 14, 2016

Coldplay Honor Leonard Cohen, Cover “Suzanne” in London

Coldplay performed at the London Palladium last night, where frontman Chris Martin paid tribute to the late Leonard Cohen with a solo acoustic cover of his…
Anna Gaca / November 12, 2016

Remembering Leonard Cohen, A Singular Musician and Poet

Leonard Cohen died Monday, but it was not announced until yesterday, on the day that he was buried in his Montreal hometown. His passing, sadly, was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 11, 2016
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