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Marianne & Leonard – Words Of Love

Nick Broomfield’s documentary focuses on the ill-fated relationship between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. Their affair blossomed in the golden age of life on the idyllic island of Hydra in the late 60s, when the community of ex-pat artists who had found their way there, including Australia’s Charmian Clift and George Johnston, […]

My Leonard Cohen

Last time Stewart D’Arrietta visited Sydney with his show My Leonard Cohen he sold out the Sydney Opera House, next month when he returns he will be taking the show in a new direction with a very intimate performance at The Bridge Hotel in Rozelle. Driven by D'Arrietta's raw and distinctive vocal style, this stirring […]

Leonard Cohen – Live in Dublin

As the third live album he’s released in just five years, Live in Dublin begs questions as to whether the world needs yet another recording of Leonard Cohen in concert. On balance, probably not – but this song cycle does give fans a spirited, passionate rendition of many of the master’s best songs. And while […]

Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems

Veteran singer, songwriter, poet and performer, Leonard Cohen, shows no sign of slowing down. His 13th studio album sees him continue to explore the human condition in his bleak, textured, idiosyncratic fashion. Love, death, war, religion, the state of the world – all the Cohen touchstones are here. But rather than being weighed down by […]