Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters (Musicians in Their Own Words)

Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters (Musicians in Their Own Words)

Jeff Burger


Leonard Cohen, probably the most prominent performers of the final part century, has had a stranger-than-fiction, roller-coaster trip of a lifestyles. Now, for the 1st time, he tells his tale in his personal phrases, through greater than 50 interviews carried out around the globe among 1966 and 2012.

In Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen--which encompasses a foreword via singer Suzanne Vega and 8 pages of hardly ever noticeable photos--the artist talks approximately "Bird at the Wire," "Hallelujah," and his different vintage songs. He candidly discusses his recognized romances, his years in a Zen monastery, his ill-fated collaboration with manufacturer Phil Spector, his lengthy conflict with melancholy, and masses more.            

You'll locate interviews that first seemed within the New York Times and Rolling Stone, but additionally fabric that has no longer formerly been published in English. a few of it has now not been to be had earlier in any structure, together with many illuminating recollections that participants provided in particular for this definitive anthology.

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