“It was you that this longing was made for” Leonard Cohen Performs Bird On A Wire, Featuring Bob Metzger On Guitar & Dino Soldo On Sax – Florence 2010

Ah, don’t cry, don’t cry, don’t cry anymore
It’s all over now, it’s done, it has been paid for
I say don’t cry, don’t cry, you are always the one
It was you that this longing was made for

This verse, an addition to the studio version of Bird On A Wire, renders the song more personal and more moving.

Leonard Cohen – Bird On A Wire
Piazza Santa Croce: September 1, 2010
Video by albertnoonan

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 Feb 25, 2018.

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