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by francis
Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: review of Old Ideas
Replies: 0
Views: 5438

review of Old Ideas

Dear all

This is a review of the new album 'Old Ideas' that I wrote for the Flemish magazine Rekto:Verso (text is written in Dutch, I'm sorry..)
http://www.rektoverso.be/artikel/leonar ... s-op-jaren

Francis
by francis
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: "Elaboration of a tube" line in "Going Home"?
Replies: 104
Views: 61625

Re: "elaboration of a tube" - any interpretation suggestions

in popular French, "un tube" is a hit, a popular, succesful song
by francis
Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard Cohen lecture
Replies: 1
Views: 777

Leonard Cohen lecture

Dear all, For the Dutch-speaking people among you, very welcome to this upcoming event: " Leonard Cohen - 'A heart with no companion' " When? Tuesday November 8th (19.30-22.00h) Where? Kortrijk, Vormingplus, Wandelweg 11 (close to the railway station) For details, see http://www.vormingplusmzw.be/le...
by francis
Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Go by brooks
Replies: 5
Views: 1643

Re: Go by brooks

Hi all,

Thanks for your replies! I was indeed looking for a recitatin of mr Cohen himself, but apparently there is no recording available. I must be wrong! But it's strange, as this is one of the more famous poems.

Francis
by francis
Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Go by brooks
Replies: 5
Views: 1643

Go by brooks

Dear all

I was wondering if there is any audio/video record available for the poem "Go by brooks". I thought that I heard/saw it before, but I was not able to find it back...

Best,
Francis
by francis
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: new skin for the old ceremony
Replies: 1
Views: 750

new skin for the old ceremony

Hi all, I was wondering if somewhere on the net, this forum or the LC-files an image is available of the original UK and US LP-covers of the "New skin for the cold ceremony". They are different from the Canadian version (in the UK, the angels' wings were re-drawn to conceal their genitalia, while in...
by francis
Sun Jul 31, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Cohen favourite singer of two French presidents
Replies: 0
Views: 856

Cohen favourite singer of two French presidents

Dear all, In the preface of Stephen Scobie's book on Leonard Cohen, the author writes that Leonard Cohen has been "the favourite singer of two consecutive French residents". Does anyone know who is Scobie referring to? There are not much possibilities, given that the book was published in 1978 and t...
by francis
Tue Mar 08, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: french song
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Re: french song

He also sung once "Bird on a wire" in French (Comme un oiseau sur la branche), translation made by Serge Lama
by francis
Mon Aug 23, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: The World Tour 2010
Topic: CONCERT REPORTS: Gent, Belgium, August 20, 21 & 22, 2010
Replies: 114
Views: 58013

Re: CONCERT REPORTS: Gent, Belgium, August 20, 21 and 22, 2010

"Pour la petite histoire": in the version of Hallelujah of Sunday evening, I think LC sung "maybe there is a God of love" instead of "a God above". Does anybody noticed the same ?
by francis
Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: The World Tour 2010
Topic: GENT, BELGIUM, 3 concerts August 20,21,22!
Replies: 136
Views: 24529

Re: PRESALE to GENT, BELGIUM, Tuesday 27th

Yes, to take a train from Charleroi to Ghent, you'll have to pass via Brussels-South (1h25 min approx)
there are 2 trains / hour (X.7 min and X.37 min)
by francis
Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: The World Tour 2010
Topic: GENT, BELGIUM, 3 concerts August 20,21,22!
Replies: 136
Views: 24529

Re: PRESALE to GENT, BELGIUM, Tuesday 27th

Hello to all of you, Great news to hear that there will be another concert in Belgium! We planned to go to Lille, but due to the reschedueling of the tour, we couldn't go any more (25 sept = the day of our church-wedding) But... August 20 is the day of our... civil wedding (the formal part)! As we a...

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