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by rochan
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Book of Longing
Topic: Listen to the 2nd KCRW interview
Replies: 75
Views: 66275

Re: Listen to the 2nd KCRW interview

"Thanks for the Dance" closes it out and puts me in tears. This interview feels nearly as much about the beauty of their relationship as it does about Leonard's book, and their recent and upcoming album. The symbiotic quality of Dick's photo in the park can be heard throughout this interview. Even t...
by rochan
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:51 pm
Forum: Book of Longing
Topic: Book of Longing / Adelaide Festival 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 13717

Re: Book of Longing / Adelaide Festival 2008

Certain poems, in simple rhyme or blank verse, evoke Zen-like equilibrium. In others, he's "back on Boogie Street": Cohen's mindscape of wine, women and general dissipation. The book's title indicates that desire has not been subdued. "I'm not working from an ideological or theoretical point of view...
by rochan
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Book of Longing
Topic: You Are Right, Sahara
Replies: 57
Views: 39117

Re: You Are Right, Sahara

Interesting conjecture on what may be the origin of Sahara's name. Thank you for the rich reading, D.Cohen :D . You're a wonderful addition here and with your Jewish heritage bring even more to the table 8) . Thanks, Simon. I'll look it up and see if there is anything I can add to that thread. Might...
by rochan
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Book of Longing
Topic: info needed about a new edition of Book of Longing
Replies: 13
Views: 8998

Re: info needed about a new edition of Book of Longing

I copied the description to Google Translate and it detected Chinese but the translation makes no sense! Here is the original edition of the translation in traditional Chinese, published in Taiwan by The Performing Art Review in Taipei. (I have this book. Unfortunately I am now not at home and canno...
by rochan
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:48 pm
Forum: Blue Alert
Topic: Blue Alert
Replies: 26
Views: 26089

Re: Blue Alert

The name of it makes me think of that little terrorism alert scale here in the US. Blue is pretty much nothing going on. I can't get past that. I absolutely LOVE the album. Anjani's voice is fantastic, clear and unpretentious and so are the songs. One of the best CDs I have.

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