“[Light As The Breeze] emphasizes the temporary, fleeting comfort that this congress brings. Nevertheless, when you’ve had a moment of comfort you return to the struggle with the residue of the experience.” Leonard Cohen

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[Light As The Breeze] emphasizes the temporary, fleeting comfort that this congress brings. Nevertheless, when you’ve had a moment of comfort you return to the struggle with the residue of the experience. It enables you to shoulder things better.1

 

 

Leonard Cohen

 

Video: First Ever Live Performance Of Light As The Breeze By Leonard Cohen – Ghent, Aug 14, 2012

Although Leonard Cohen released “Light As The Breeze” on The Future album in 1992, he didn’t perform it in concert until nearly 20 years later at the Aug 14, 2012 Ghent show.

 

Light As The Breeze by Leonard Cohen
Ghent: Aug 14, 2012
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Credit Due Department: Photo by xrayspx.

 

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 Sept 21, 2018.

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  1. From “Hello! I Must Be Cohen” By Gavin Martin (New Musical Express, January 9, 1993). []

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