Cars Of Leonard Cohen
Cars Of Leonard Cohen is a series of posts about actual automobiles owned by or associated with Leonard Cohen, metaphorical cars he employed in his songs, and his thoughts about cars. All posts in this series are collected at Cars Of Leonard Cohen as they go online.
Automotive Allusions In Songs By Leonard Cohen
Note:This does not purport to be a complete list. Readers are encouraged to submit other automotive allusions in songs by Leonard Cohen in the comments. Lyrics containing some terms, such as “street” and “road,” are eligible only if there is reason to think an automotive use is envisioned. Finally, The poems and novels of Leonard Cohen contain so many automobile references that an exhaustive listing is beyond the scope of a post in this series. Later posts will offer a sampling.
Brand Placement In Democracy
It’s coming from the silence
On the dock of the bay,
From the brave, the bold, the battered
Heart of Chevrolet
Democracy is coming to the USA
Limousines Waiting In The Street In Chelsea Hotel #2
I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel
You were talking so brave and so sweet
Giving me head on the unmade bed
While the limousines wait in the street
I’ll Be Your Driver In I’m Your Man