Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen’s Final Book of Poetry, The Flame, to Be Published Next Year

UK publisher Canongate has just announced that a posthumous volume of Leonard Cohen's poetry, The Flame, will be released in October of next year. It will…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 6, 2017

Watch an Animated Video for Leonard Cohen’s “Leaving the Table”

"Leaving the Table," is one of the highlights of Leonard Cohen's excellent final album from last year, You Want It Darker. The song now has an…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 19, 2017

Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, Feist, & More Playing Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Later this fall, almost exactly a year after Leonard Cohen’s death, a strange and intriguing group of artists will gather at Montreal’s Bell Centre to pay…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 18, 2017

James Murphy Originally Wanted Leonard Cohen for the New LCD Soundsystem Album

James Murphy revealed that he originally wanted to enlist Leonard Cohen for the new LCD Soundsystem album American Dream. In an interview with Crack Magazine,…
Rob Arcand / September 4, 2017

Leonard Cohen Live Tribute Album Announced Featuring Lee Ranaldo, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Josh Ritter, and More

Brooklyn label Royal Potato Family is putting out a CD and vinyl release of a live Leonard Cohen tribute concert that occurred in January of this…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 31, 2017

Leonard Cohen, Feist, BADBADNOTGOOD Make 2017 Polaris Short List

Last month, the 40-name long list for Canada’s Polaris Music Prize was unveiled, and today they’ve shared the pared back 10-name short list of albums that…
James Rettig, Stereogum / July 13, 2017

Watch U2 Pay Tribute to Leonard Cohen and Cover “Suzanne” in Toronto

U2 paid tribute to the late Leonard Cohen last night while performing a gig in his home country on their Joshua Tree 30th anniversary tour.
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 26, 2017

Drake, Mac DeMarco, Feist, Carly Rae Jepsen Among Polaris Prize 2017 Nominees

The long list for Canada’s 2017 Polaris Music Prize has been revealed. Drake, Mac DeMarco, Feist, Carly Rae Jepsen, Leonard Cohen, the Weeknd, Japandroids, the…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 13, 2017

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
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