Leonard Cohen’s Old Ideas, his 12th studio album, will be released a week from today. If I might I offer a suggestion, listen to the album cold – sans any outside editorial critique. You’ll be glad you did…it’s worth it.

You can stream to the record, in its entirety, here.

4 Responses to “Leonard Cohen :: Old Ideas”

  1. Judging by this post and your tumblr, it looks like you’ve been on a Leonard kick as of late. Ever see ‘Bird on a Wire’? This part just kills me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNvRyzUPm-Y.

  2. Definitely agree with you on that one! I’m loving “Darkness” off his new album right now. Pitchfork actually has it available for streaming on their site too: http://pitchfork.com/news/45048-listen-to-the-new-leonard-cohen-single/

  3. can’t wait for the new leonard cohen album to come out! if you’re a fan, check out this cold war kids cover of “there is a war”: http://filtermagazine.com/index.php/media/entry/watch_cold_war_kids_there_is_a_war

  4. I love the new album! Great advice, to listen to it cold. These songs reach out and grab me. The guitar based tracks are lovely. His other kind–amazing.

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