The title track broods with the minor hum of Avalanche — string arrangements by Cohen’s son Adam, shimmering choir from the Shaar Hasomayim Synagogue — as Cohen’s now sub-atomic voice sings: “If thine is the glory then mine must be the shame”.
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker review: ‘profound ruminations on mortality’ by Richard Godwin (Evening Standard: 21 October 2016). Full review at link.
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 21, 2016.