Looking For The Best Song Referencing Leonard Cohen: 1934 (A Song For Leonard Cohen) By Lail Arad

“How it feels to be a lady of a ladies’ man”

 is a Cohencentric series featuring a few of the many tunes alluding to Leonard Cohen. Today’s contender, 1934 (A Song For Leonard Cohen) by Lail Arad, offers not only a delightfully sung set of lyrics replete with intricate allusions to Leonard Cohen;s life and work but also the virtue of being inspired by ‘ biography.  Lail explains how the birthday tribute originated:

The story behind writing the L.C song is too full of coincidences to explain. It all began by staring at his handsome picture on the front cover of Sylvie Simmons’ biography. It started as a joke. I hope it makes him laugh.

Lail Arad – 1934 (A Song For Leonard Cohen)

Also see Recommended Reading: Lail Arad’s Montreal Migration

Celebrate Leonard Cohen’s Birthday With JF Robitaille & Lail Arad – London

Wednesday 21st September is Leonard Cohen’s birthday. it’s also when JF Robitaille returns to The Society Club all the way from Montreal.

And it’s also the night before he embarks on a two-week long tour of Italy with Society Club favourite Lail Arad.

Much cause for celebration! Come join us for a evening of music, poetry, various positions and first editions!

entrance free to members
non-members £5 on the door

Guests can rsvp to: [email protected]