Establishing a theme in a song comes later. I don’t really know what it is any more than I know what the theme of my life is, or anybody else’s is. I don’t know what the themes of my songs are.
From Behind The Enigma by Tony Wilson (New Musical Express: March 25, 1972). Photo taken at 1972 Stockholm concert by Lars Sandblom.
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 31, 2017.