Search found 6 matches

by ciegalo
Mon Jul 05, 2004 10:47 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: What other music do you like?
Replies: 221
Views: 51020

Let's add to this list... with a bit of foreign spice :

Brel
Brassens
Benabar
Cesaria Evora
Paco Ibañez
Dire Straits
Johnny Cash
Ella
K's Choice

and some newcommers playing "noisy music"...
by ciegalo
Mon Jul 05, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: What started your Leonard Quest?
Replies: 75
Views: 22547

My story is similar to many of those "second generation" listeners. I bathed in LC songs during my childhood, without grasping the meaning. Just like Cicatriz, it was some years later that words started to sink in. Actually, I got drawn because of "The Partisan". I was born in the Alps, were the wor...
by ciegalo
Mon Jul 05, 2004 10:10 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Favourite L.C line...
Replies: 121
Views: 29131

(low bow) "Gratitude is best and most effective when it doesn't evaporate itself in empty phrases". Thanks for the praise : it's one of these rare times when a tortured soul can actually produce meaning out of chaos ;o) . Actually I had not paused long enough on consider on the abortion interpretati...
by ciegalo
Mon Jul 05, 2004 2:36 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Favourite L.C line...
Replies: 121
Views: 29131

" Sometimes I need you naked, sometimes I need you wild, I need you to carry my children in and I need you to kill a child. " From "You Know Who I Am". Very close in my heart to the first verse ("I am the distance..."), but I feel that this one summarizes man/woman relationships pretty well. My inte...
by ciegalo
Mon Jul 05, 2004 12:42 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Looking for an axplanation for "Seems so long ago Nancy
Replies: 22
Views: 16703

Looking for an axplanation for "Seems so long ago Nancy

Hi all, Wow... i step back in meat world for a couple hours and I find a book's worth of very intersting interpretations... Thanks to all who contributed to making the lyrics clearer. I had somehow gotten the idea that it was about suicide, althought, as I'm not familiar with the period, I did not r...
by ciegalo
Sun Jul 04, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Looking for an axplanation for "Seems so long ago Nancy
Replies: 22
Views: 16703

Looking for an axplanation for "Seems so long ago Nancy

Hi to all, First, thanks for the website & the forum ! I got to know LC a couple years ago, with "Songs from a room". This album chills me all the time... I put my ol' tape in the player again this morning, and stumbled again on the song "Seems so long ago, Nancy"... I can't seem to grasp what it me...

Go to advanced search