I mean, if I’d just nailed this lyric [The Future] to the Church door, like Martin Luther, it might be a cause for some trembling and menace; but, the fact is, it’s married to a hot little dance track. So, you’re going to dance your way through The Future. You’re going to dance your way through the whole record because the groove is honoured.
From Leonard Cohen’s The Future Interview by Bob Mackowitz. Transcript from a radio special produced by Interviews Unlimited for Sony Music, 1992. The transcript was prepared by Judith Fitzgerald. Originally posted May 7, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric