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Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs

Ian Penman, Uncut, December 2001

WHO DARES, whispers and doesn't boast. Listen to Leonard Cohen's The Future (1992) now and hear how certain awful futures are inscribed with Psalmic grace and placid fury.

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