Video: Leonard Cohen’s Heartfelt Performance Of Chelsea Hotel #2 – Rome 2013

I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel
You were famous, your heart was a legend
You told me again you preferred handsome men
But for me you would make an exception

 

While Leonard Cohen sometimes sang Chelsea Hotel #2 in an ironic, almost sardonic manner, this rendition from his final tour (2013) is breathtakingly earnest.

Leonard Cohen – Chelsea Hotel #2
Rome: July 7, 2013
Video by AintNoCureForLove

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 July 8, 2013 at 1HeckOfAGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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