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In-Flight Entertainment

Well the craziness of following the UHTC around Australia and New Zealand is over for me, and has kind of morphed into the craziness of going back to normal life (while struggling through the “summer cold” which I call Hanging … Continue reading

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Headline from Perth: A Perfect End To A Wonderful Tour

I’m just back from witnessing Leonard’s generous and inspiring performance at the nib Stadium in Perth. This performance, which I am sure I will be writing much more about over the coming day or so, was as close to perfection … Continue reading

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New Song Lyrics: Feels So Good

Feels So Good is another of the three “new” songs that Leonard has already played on his tour of New Zealand. It’s a slow and meandering blues number, and its lyrics seem to have themselves meandered into existence, evolving several … Continue reading

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New Song Lyrics: Born In Chains

Born In Chains is another of the three “new” songs performed by Leonard and the band during the Auckland shows. The lyrics have been the topic of quite a bit of speculation on the Leonard Cohen Forum, in part because … Continue reading

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New Song Lyrics: The Darkness

As I’ve noted in my concert reports from NZ, Leonard’s current set includes three “new” songs — material that hasn’t (yet) had a studio recording and release. My favourite of the three is “The Darkness”, a kind of bluesy song … Continue reading

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