Live in London At 74, Leonard Cohen may no longer be — as he sings on "So Long, Marianne" — cold as a new razor blade. But listening… Live in London At 74, Leonard Cohen may no longer be — as he sings on "So Long, Marianne" — cold as a new razor blade. But listening… 2009-03-31 Leonard Cohen Pop
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Live in London (2009)

still got it: Leonard Cohen
Image credit: Lorca Cohen
still got it: Leonard Cohen
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 31, 2009; Lead Performance: Leonard Cohen; Genre: Pop

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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Originally posted Mar 25, 2009 Published in issue #1041 Apr 03, 2009 Order article reprints
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