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by sirius
Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:33 am
Forum: Comments & Questions
Topic: Leonard Cohen – London, June 1974
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Leonard Cohen – London, June 1974

“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday inside me. . .how can I exist as the vessel of yesterday’s slaughter?" Leonard Cohen – London, June 1974 Allan Jones 24th January 2012 http://www.uncut.co.uk/blog/uncut-editors-diary/leonard-cohen-london-june-1974 http://www.uncut.co.uk/sites/defa...
by sirius
Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Leonard Cohen shows there's life in the old dog yet
Replies: 0
Views: 754

Leonard Cohen shows there's life in the old dog yet

"After some prompting from Cocker, he finally divulged: "It's just the song that allows the light to come in. It's the position of the man standing up in the face of something that is irrevocable and unyielding and singing about it. It's the position that the Greek Zorba had – that when things get ...
by sirius
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Old Ideas album: new gems from an old master
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

Old Ideas album: new gems from an old master

Leonard Cohen's Old Ideas album: new gems from an old master Leonard Cohen's new album Old Ideas is unexpected delight, says Bernadette McNulty. http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01387/Leonard-Cohen_1387308b.jpg Leonard Cohen Photo: REUTERS By Bernadette McNulty 19 Jan 201210 http://www.t...
by sirius
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Independent: Review of Old Ideas
Replies: 0
Views: 605

Independent: Review of Old Ideas

Album: Leonard Cohen, Old Ideas Album: Leonard Cohen, Old Ideas The Independent Andy Gill Friday, 20 January 2012 http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/album-leonard-cohen-old-ideas-6291889.html# It's difficult, albeit a little ill-mannered, not to regard Old Ideas as possibl...
by sirius
Fri Jan 20, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: OLD IDEAS
Topic: Leonard Cohen article/interview in The Guardian: 19/1/2012
Replies: 7
Views: 4606

Leonard Cohen: Guardian Feature

Leonard Cohen - had the charisma and the words, and the eroticised intelligence Leonard Cohen: 'All I've got to put in a song is my own experience' Sombre prophet, mordant wisecracker, repentant cad: Leonard Cohen is back with a great new album, Old Values – and more wit and wisdom he had the chari...
by sirius
Sun Jul 24, 2011 2:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: Songs Of Leonard Cohen set enduring standard
Replies: 0
Views: 837

Songs Of Leonard Cohen set enduring standard

Songs Of Leonard Cohen set enduring standard By Jeff Harford on Sat, 23 Jul 2011 Music | Long Player http://www.odt.co.nz/entertainment/music/170212/long-player-songs-cohen-set-enduring-standard http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/511vEqI6dzL._SL500_AA300_.jpg Leonard Cohen had no firm grasp on p...
by sirius
Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Bob Dylan – still a work in progress
Replies: 3
Views: 1387

Bob Dylan – still a work in progress

Bob Dylan – still a work in progress Jerusalem Post By DAVID BRINN 21/06/2011 http://www.jpost.com/ArtsAndCulture/Music/Article.aspx?id=225916 We don’t need the bard from Minnesota to patronize us with a “Shalom"; we should be thanking him for the gift of his songs. http://www.jpost.com/HttpHandler...
by sirius
Thu May 05, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bird finally flies free
Replies: 2
Views: 1447

Bird finally flies free

Bird finally flies free How a classic film on Leonard Cohen was lost — and found again By Walter J. Lyng http://www.thesuburbannews.ca/content/en/10876 It took almost 40 years but Tony Palmer’s film on Leonard Cohen, Bird on a Wire, is finally being shown the way he meant it to be. After working wi...
by sirius
Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Grandpa Again
Replies: 168
Views: 35463

Re: Grandpa Again

Hallelujah! Rufus Wainwright has baby with Leonard Cohen's daughter A year after revealing his 'paternal feelings' Rufus reveals that Lorca Cohen has given birth to a baby girl who will be brought up by both of her parents, as well as Wainwright's partner Sean Michaels guardian.co.uk, Monday 21 Feb...
by sirius
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:38 am
Forum: News
Topic: Bird on a Wire to be re re released by Sony
Replies: 10
Views: 2775

Bird on a Wire to be re re released by Sony

Bird on a Wire to be re re released by Sony Newsletter Direct from the Leonardcohencafe (Please forward this newsletter to any other fans with great musical taste) 13 February 2011 Leonardcohencafe gets you all the latest news first, again! http://www.leonardcohencafe.co.uk/index.htm As everyone kn...
by sirius
Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: A part of history for sale (Bird on a Wire)
Replies: 71
Views: 10997

Re: A part of history for sale (Bird on a Wire)

If these reels of film are of such historical importance why doesn't Leonard Cohen purchase them in their entirety.

Have they been offered to him?


peter
by sirius
Mon Nov 22, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bird On A Wire on BBC Four: Friday, 19th November 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6959

Re: Bird On A Wire on BBC Four: Friday, 19th November 2010

Bird on a Wire: beautiful film of Leonard Cohen and his times Socialist Worker Issue: 2228 dated: 20 November 2010 Reviews Tue 16 Nov 2010 by Siân Ruddick http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=23042 This stunning documentary follows Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen on tour in 1973—the...
by sirius
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bird On A Wire on BBC Four: Friday, 19th November 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 6959

Re: Bird On A Wire on BBC Four: Friday, 19th November 2010

Last night's TV CRYING ALONG WITH LEONARD COHEN Bird on a Wire (BBC4) http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2010/nov/19/bird-on-wire-review-leonard-cohen Sam Wollaston guardian.co.uk, Friday 19 November 2010 No, not that lame movie with Goldie Hawn and Mel Gibson, but Tony Palmer's documentary abo...
by sirius
Sun Sep 12, 2010 4:26 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tony Palmer presents "Bird on a wire"
Replies: 272
Views: 55666

Re: Tony Palmer presents "Bird on a wire"

Before "There is a War" was released, I remember Leonard saying in an interview that he would never write a song as obvious as "Give Peace a Chance" and that he could write a song about war and that it would be saying the same thing. Then there was the element of surprise when Leonard joined the Is...
by sirius
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tony Palmer presents "Bird on a wire"
Replies: 272
Views: 55666

Re: Tony Palmer presents "Bird on a wire"

Bird On a Wire: Leonard Cohen's 1972 European Tour http://entertainment.ie/images_content/feature_img/PhotoMax/1283511757w.jpg 03 September 2010 (Movie Review) Words: Julian Douglas http://entertainment.ie/Movie/feature/Bird-On-a-Wire:-Leonard-Cohen's-1972-European-Tour/2/850.htm Bird on a Wire is ...

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