“Wah-wah scatting, grandad-dancing, and fedoras … three hours in the presence of a legend.” Uncut reviews Leonard Cohen Live In Dublin (9/10)

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‘Famous Blue Raincoat’ ushers in a tranche of encores, culminating in a charming singalong cover of ‘Save The Last Dance For Me’. It’s a fitting conclusion to a beautiful union of souls, a concert with the warmth and fraternal devotion evident in Cohen’s sweetly caring salutation, the kind of sentiment that just wouldn’t occur to less zen-conscious performers: ‘May you be surrounded by family and friends all your life; but if this is not your lot, may the blessings find you in your solitude’.quotedown2


From Leonard Cohen Live In Dublin by Andy Gill (Uncut: Feb 2015).  Full review at the link.

Cover posted by Nathan Parsons at I Need A Regular Dose Of Leonard Cohen Facebook Group.

Note: Originally posted January 9, 2015 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric