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Leonard Cohen Releasing New Album Popular Problems For 80th Birthday

Leonard Cohen has always been the old man in the room. When he released Songs Of Leonard Cohen, his incredible 1967 debut album, he was…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2014 - 12:47 pm

Marissa Nadler – “Seems So Long Ago, Nancy” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Spectral folk singer Marissa Nadler is quite vocal about her love of Leonard Cohen. She's covered a few of his songs before, and now she's…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Wild Beasts – “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

British art-rock greats Wild Beasts drop their new album dark, tingling Present Tense today and further prove that they're the closest thing to Talk Talk…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2014 - 9:20 am

Watch Leonard Cohen Debut “I’ve Got A Secret” In Dublin

Leonard Cohen's lengthy world tour brought him to Dublin a few days ago, where he debuted a new song, "I've Got A Secret." The song…
Liz Pelly | September 15, 2013 - 5:36 pm

Lana Del Rey – “Chelsea Hotel No. 2″ Video

In a new video, and for no discernible reason, Lana Del Rey has given us her take on Leonard Cohen's ridiculously great 1974 song and…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2013 - 8:59 am

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2012 In Review: The Year In Comebacks

"Don't call it a comeback" is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr.
Chris DeVille | December 31, 2012 - 11:55 am

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Uncut’s 75 Best Albums Of 2012

Along with Mojo, Uncut is the British magazine most concerned with all these old and crusty and blues-influenced. And even compared to Mojo's kinda-musty year-end
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 10:02 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Leonard Cohen Songs

There's just no getting around it: writing about Leonard Cohen is an intimidating proposition. Trying to put into words the magic of Cohen's art is…
James Jackson Toth | October 19, 2012 - 12:11 pm

Watch Girl Crisis Cover Leonard Cohen (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest, eighth dispatch from Girl Crisis, the all-Brooklyn all-female concept-troupe supergroup committed to two covers a year (of a male icon in the winter,…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Just Friends (Nicolas Jaar & Sasha Spielberg) – “Avalanche” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Glacially gorgeous electronic music wunderkind Nicolas Jaar seems to have a thing about collaborating with famous movie people's daughters -- and hell, it seems to…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2012 - 5:35 pm

Leonard Cohen Testifies Against Massively Creepy Former Business Manager

As reported by The Los Angeles Times, the Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen is suing his former business manager, Kelly Lynch, for harassment. Lynch was fired…
Corban Goble | April 9, 2012 - 3:43 pm

A.C. Newman Covers Leonard Cohen

Lately, in the wake of the master's triumphantly bedraggled new album Old Ideas, lots of people have been covering Leonard Cohen: Cass McCombs, Field Music,…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Hear Cass McCombs, Field Music Cover Leonard Cohen

A few days ago, we posted Bill Callahan's cover of Leonard Cohen's "So Long Marianne" from the forthcoming Leonard Cohen covers compilation UK music mag…
Corban Goble | February 9, 2012 - 10:31 am

Bill Callahan Covers Leonard Cohen

The celebration of Leonard Cohen's new album Old Ideas continues in the new issue of MOJO which comes with a disc of The Songs Of
Corban Goble | February 6, 2012 - 10:09 am

Bradford Cox Covers Leonard Cohen

To celebrate Leonard Cohen's new record Old Ideas, our Album Of The Week, Columbia is putting together a series of tribute videos featuring contemporary artists…
Corban Goble | February 3, 2012 - 4:09 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Leonard Cohen Old Ideas

The story goes like this: Just a couple of years ago, Leonard Cohen was a septuagenarian retiree, more or less done with music, living in…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Greg Dulli Covers Leonard Cohen

Greg Dulli, the once and future leader of the Afghan Whigs, is a man who knows a few things about whiskey-soaked baritones and libertine poetics,…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2012 - 10:12 am

Stream Leonard Cohen Old Ideas

Original poetry-folk master Leonard Cohen has a new album called Old Ideas coming out next week, and three songs of it have already found their…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2012 - 9:11 am

Watch Cults Cover Leonard Cohen

At a recent Philly show, New York indie-pop upstarts Cults pulled out a perfectly respectable cover of Leonard Cohen's great 1989 synthetic-bleakness anthem "Everybody Knows,"
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2012 - 1:28 pm

Leonard Cohen – “Going Home”

The almighty rumble-voiced word-wrangler Leonard Cohen will release his new album Old Ideas at the end of the month, and we've already posted two excellent…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2012 - 9:02 am