“[Writing songs is] a tedious process at the beginning but then it becomes obsessional.”Leonard Cohen

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What is your writing routine like?

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I usually carry a notebook, jot down a few things. A musical phrase arises. I try to marry them. A tedious process at the beginning but then it becomes obsessional and the hours go by.quotedown2

Leonard Cohen

 

Online Web Chat October 16, 2001. Image from back cover of Flowers for Hitler by Leonard Cohen, Jonathan Cape (UK): 1973. Photo by Sophie Baker.