Posts tagged "Leonard Cohen"

Watch Father John Misty Perform a Slinky Cover of Leonard Cohen’s ‘I’m Your Man’

Days after performing Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box," Father John Misty has added another classic cover to his on-tour set list. Currently on the road…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

Magic! Lead Canada’s 2015 Juno Award Nominations

The nominees for this year's Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent of the Grammys, were announced today. It was magical. Seriously — white reggae aficionado…
By: James Grebey / January 27, 2015

7 Albums to Stream: Julian Casablancas and the Voidz, the Drums, Leonard Cohen, and More

Welcome the weekend by streaming new albums from Julian Casablancas + the Voidz, the Drums, King Tuff, Leonard Cohen, and many…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 19, 2014

Leonard Cohen Goes Dark on ‘Almost Like the Blues’

Leonard Cohen proved he still has some new music in him when he announced plans for the release of his thirteenth album…
By: Brennan Carley / August 19, 2014

Leonard Cohen Will Celebrate His 80th Birthday With a New Album

According to the webmaster of Leonard Cohen's website, the Canadian singer plans to release a new album next month in celebration of hi…
By: Brennan Carley / August 11, 2014

See Leonard Cohen Croon Spooky, Unreleased ‘I’ve Got a Little Secret’ Live

Leonard Cohen is still wryly ruminating on mortality, aging, and withered love. The 78-year-old living legend debuted ghostly cabaret tune "I've Got a Little Secret"…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2013

Local Natives’ Taylor Rice Rides for Sufjan, Attempts to End the NYC vs. LA Debate

Full of lush vocal harmonies and ringing guitars, Local Natives' 2010 debut album, Gorilla Manor, had an unmistakably Californian aura. For the follow-up,…
By: Bryan Hood / January 24, 2013

Leonard Cohen’s ‘Book of Longing’ Prompts Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Leonard Cohen is a songwriting great. A true living legend. He also, like some of the Important Male Writers of his generation — Philip Roth,…
By: Marc Hogan / July 23, 2012

Feist, Drake, and Japandroids Make Polaris Prize Long List

What artist's album will join the ranks of Arcade Fire's The Suburbs and Fucked Up's The Chemistry of Common Life as a recipient of the…
By: Kory Grow / June 15, 2012

Leonard Cohen’s Ex-Manager Guilty of Making His Life ‘Utter Living Hell’

Leonard Cohen's return to the U.S. stage after a 15-year absence in 2009 wasn't purely a matter of artistic necessity, but a financial…
By: SPIN Staff / April 13, 2012

Leonard Cohen Testifies to Awfulness of Ex-Manager

Longstanding legal woes between Leonard Cohen and his former business manager, Kelley Lynch, continued last Friday when the soulful baritone testified against Lynch in a…
By: Alyssa Noel / April 10, 2012

See Cults and Cold War Kids Cover Leonard Cohen

A few days after Leonard Cohen talked shop with Jarvis Cocker on the BBC, a couple of young guns are paying tribute to the…
By: SPIN Staff / February 2, 2012

Leonard Cohen, ‘Old Ideas’ (Columbia)

My grandma's friend Willy told me the funniest and most honest thing I've ever heard an old person say. This was maybe two years ago,…
By: David Marchese / January 31, 2012

Leonard Cohen Chats With Jarvis Cocker, Says ‘Buffet Table’ Amazingly

In advance of his new Old Ideas, out January 31, Leonard Cohen sat down with Jarvis Cocker to chat about the album for…
By: David Marchese / January 20, 2012

Hear Leonard Cohen’s Lovely New Single ‘Show Me the Place’

Forget turkey and a short workweek, here's something to be thankful for: a new Leonard Cohen song! In advance of Old Ideas, the…
By: David Marchese / November 22, 2011

Leonard Cohen’s New Album ‘Old Ideas’ Due in 2012

On October 15, Leonard Cohen released a sprawling 18-disc box set compiling all of the legendary songwriter's 17 studio and live albums, up through 2009'…
By: Marc Hogan / October 21, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Leonard Cohen’s “Chelsea Hotel”

In 2008, Leonard Cohen made a triumphant return to the stage, performing rapturous, sold-out shows for the first time in 15 years. The…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / September 13, 2010

Leonard Cohen Launches U.S. Tour

There's a pivotal scene in Walk the Line when Sun records founder Sam Phillips dares Johnny Cash to sing one song that people…
By: John Hood / October 19, 2009

Leonard Cohen Sets More U.S. Tour Dates

This past February revered "Hallelujah" songwriter Leonard Cohen played his first U.S. concert in 15 years at New York's Beacon Theatre to rapturous response.
By: William Goodman / July 22, 2009

Leonard Cohen Plays First U.S. Show in 15 Years

By the end of his first U.S. show in more than 15 years, Leonard Cohen proved that not only is he still the king of…
By: William Goodman / February 20, 2009