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2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Counting Down

Leonard Cohen Albums From Worst To Best

Several years ago, The Atlantic published a controversial essay by a healthy, middle-aged oncologist who hoped to die at 75. Among his reasons -- the…
Zach Schonfeld | November 15, 2016 - 10:14 am

Sounding Board

Everybody Knows That The Good Guys Lost: 20 Incredible Leonard Cohen Moments

When he was still alive, Leonard Cohen's music carried the sort of somber gravity that we usually only attach to musicians once they've died. Death…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2016 - 3:10 pm

More Leonard Cohen stories

Watch Mark Kozelek, Christopher Owens, Tim Cohen, & More Cover Leonard Cohen At San Francisco Tribute

The music world is still reeling from the loss of Leonard Cohen. And last night in San Francisco, many of the city's leading rockers gathered…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2016 - 8:58 am

Mark Kozelek, Christopher Owens, Tim Cohen To Play Leonard Cohen Tribute In San Francisco

The great Leonard Cohen passed away a little over a week ago, continuing an unrelentingly shitty 2016. Since his death there has rightly been a…
Collin Robinson | November 18, 2016 - 5:22 pm

Leonard Cohen’s Manager Reveals Cause Of Death

Leonard Cohen died last week. Although he had been open about his recent health problems, no official cause of death was given at the time.
Peter Helman | November 16, 2016 - 7:32 pm

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

Will Toledo is a big fan of the late, great Leonard Cohen, of course, and his band Car Seat Headrest paid tribute to the musician…
James Rettig | November 14, 2016 - 3:46 pm

Leonard Cohen’s Son Adam Writes Tribute To His Father

Since we learned of Leonard Cohen's passing last week, many artists and luminaries have done what they could to pay tribute to the man's towering…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2016 - 10:43 am

James Taylor & Yo-Yo Ma – “Suzanne” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Leonard Cohen passed away this week. Lana Del Rey and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have shared tributes to the late legend, and Okkervil River,…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 5:39 pm

Watch A Tribe Called Quest Perform, Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton Cover Leonard Cohen On SNL

A Tribe Called Quest were the musical guests on last night's Dave Chappelle-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live. They performed two songs, "We The People..."
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 10:40 am

Okkervil River – “Anthem” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Okkervil River are in the UK right now, wrapping up a European tour in support of their new album Away. Yesterday, at their show in…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2016 - 4:29 pm

Watch Coldplay Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” In London

Leonard Cohen passed away this week, and now it's time for the world to pay tribute to another musical legend. During their concert at the…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2016 - 10:47 am

Lana Del Rey Shares Tribute To Leonard Cohen

Back in 2013, Lana Del Rey covered Leonard Cohen's 1974 classic "Chelsea Hotel No. 2," which probably introduced him and his music to a whole…
Peter Helman | November 11, 2016 - 8:09 pm

Sounding Board

The Remarkable Popularity Of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

There was a moment last December when a lightbulb went off in my head, though it glowed more like a string of Christmas lights. My…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2016 - 2:46 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Shares Tribute To Leonard Cohen

The people of Canada have always been justly proud of Leonard Cohen. And shortly after we learned of Cohen's passing last night, Justin Trudeau, the…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2016 - 8:38 am
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