I don’t think too much about the words because I know that the words are completely empty and any emotion can be poured into them. Almost all my songs can be sung any way. They can be sung as tough songs or as gentle songs or as contemplative songs or as courting songs.
An Interview with Leonard Cohen by Michael Harris. Duel: Winter 1969. Photo: Copyright John Rettie – www.rocknrollphotographs.com
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 June 5, 2018.