Cohen’s still singing [in the album, The Future] — well, sort of singing — in that deep, slow, seductive whisper that makes him sound like Barry White for over-educated white folks.
Leonard Cohen: Born With The Gift Of A Golden Voice
Leonard Cohen’s distinctive voice has been described so often and so strikingly that I’ve collected these characterizations under their own tag: Leonard Cohen’s Voice
This excerpt is from Where the Past Meets the Future by Chris Dafoe. Toronto Globe & Mail: November 30, 1992. Photo by Ted McDonnell.