Lorca Cohen
Jason Adams
March 25, 2009 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Live in London

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Leonard Cohen
genre
Pop

We gave it an A-

At 74, Leonard Cohen may no longer be — as he sings on ”So Long, Marianne” — cold as a new razor blade. But listening to this double CD, recorded last summer, it’s clear he’s still cool as a cucumber. Both an older, wiser counterpart to The Essential Leonard Cohen and, based on one recent concert, a quip-forquip preview of his spring tour, Live in London is a reminder that Cohen is as gifted a performer as he is a songwriter. A-

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