Leonard Cohen streaming new album, says he’s “ready to die”
Leonard Cohen releases his new album You Want It Darker next week (10/21). You already heard the title track, which is indeed a darker song for Leonard, and the rest of the album follows suit. You can now hear the entire thing ahead of its release, via NPR:
In other news, at 82 years young, Leonard revealed in a new interview with The New Yorker that he’s ready to die. “I’ve got some work to do. Take care of business. I am ready to die. I hope it’s not too uncomfortable. That’s about it for me.” The interview also reveals that he’s “probably” done touring.