Some people said that You Want It Darker is your “most Jewish” record, do you agree” with this ? (or is Recent Songs the real “most Jewish” ?)
I do not stand before
a catered buffet table,
choosing this or that delicacy
according to my appetite.
Scraps of possibilities arise.
I follow the starving song.
There is no theology involved.
In this case, I was lucky to be offered
the comfort food of my childhood.
From the original questionnaire (in English) for Le Dernier Empereur by J.D. Beauvallet and Pierre Siankowski (Les Inrocks: Oct 19, 2016) forwarded to me on Oct 16, 2016 by Leonard Cohen.
I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Oct 23, 2016.