World tour or not 2012

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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby majmunka » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:20 pm

Thanks, Goldin, it makes sense :)
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Tony Crosbie » Thu Jan 05, 2012 6:43 pm

With the imminent release of the New Album 'Old Ideas' I think we can all keep our ears set towards the grapevine for any news of a tour to promote the Album be it a large or a more select tour. I believe Leonard is in Paris shortly for promotional work. Fingers crossed to a tour.
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Tony Crosbie » Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:58 pm

When questioned on 'A Tour' in Paris recently promoting the new album 'Old Ideas' Leonard said - it is in his mind.
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Maarten » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:29 am

Snippet of the Q&A in Paris, where mr Cohen answers Dominique Boile's question: will we see you on stage in 2012?
(Question and answer by Cohen in French, you can hear the moderator of the interviews translating into English)

http://www.maartenmassa.be/LCdocs/misc/ ... n_2012.wav

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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby remote1 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:55 am

He says it depends. I wonder whether it depends on how well the new album does...
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Mabeanie1 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:22 am

I struggled a bit to hear his comments but I think Leonard said that he would like to tour but it depended on everal things. He was certainly thinking about it.

I doubt if the success of Old Ideas will have anything to do with it.

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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby basecamp » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:48 pm

Leonard Cohen discussed his 12th studio album, 'Old Ideas', January 18 in London, with Pulp's Jarvis Cocker ahead of the album's release on January 30.

Leonard to Jarvis Coker: Once questions were opened to the floor, Cohen revealed that he is likely to tour after the album's release...He added that a further record and tour were likely...
:D :D :D
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby holydove » Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:44 pm

Basecamp, thank you for posting that link - very interesting article, & great photo too!!
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby joyezekiel » Thu Jan 19, 2012 7:33 pm

basecamp wrote:Leonard Cohen discussed his 12th studio album, 'Old Ideas', January 18 in London, with Pulp's Jarvis Cocker ahead of the album's release on January 30.

Leonard to Jarvis Coker: Once questions were opened to the floor, Cohen revealed that he is likely to tour after the album's release...He added that a further record and tour were likely...
:D :D :D
https://apps.facebook.com/theguardian/m ... -new-album

Lovely article, and very promising too!

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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby remote1 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:07 pm

And a quotation from the Telegraph: "“I said I would start smoking when I was 80 so at the rate that I am going, I could be smoking on the road again.”
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Chema » Fri Jan 20, 2012 10:37 am

The newspaper "La Vanguardia" yesterday, Cohen said from Paris: "It's my mind to be back on stage this year" :D :D :D
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby rike » Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:10 am

So maybe he will appear at the Montreux Jazz Festival after all, as was reported elsewhere some time ago.
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Mordy » Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:17 pm

I'm beginning to hope that we might see him at the Albert Hall in London again. Of the five concerts I went to 08-10 this had to be the favourite. Even though he managed to make the O2 feel 'just the other side of intimacy', these large venues are so soulless. I guess that's the price you have to pay when there's a huge potential audience out there.
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby Jonnie Falafel » Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:27 pm

I have a fantasy of a tour of smallish venues - no larger than say, the Albert Hall. A stripped down band - like 1985. Hushed and attentive audiences and mostly new material or rarely performed material. I guess I can dream. Would also like to see bookshop poetry recitals too... while there are still bookshops!Whatever happens please come to Italy.
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Re: World tour or not 2012

Postby lonndubh » Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:42 pm

Jonnie Falafel wrote:I have a fantasy of a tour of smallish venues - no larger than say, the Albert Hall. A stripped down band - like 1985. Hushed and attentive audiences and mostly new material or rarely performed material. I guess I can dream. Would also like to see bookshop poetry recitals too... while there are still bookshops!Whatever happens please come to Italy.
And I have a fantasy that he will do another concert (even if its in his homeland only) and have a live stream to venues worldwide. What do you think Jarkko :?: :?:

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