Leonard Cohen

New Haven-Area Musicians To Celebrate Leonard Cohen At Cafe Nine

New Haven-Area Musicians To Celebrate Leonard Cohen At Cafe Nine

You could pick your wry Leonard Cohen song or lyric to capture the political moment in 2017. I keep coming back to a song from his 1992 album "The Future," which has the lines "Democracy is coming to the U.S./ Sail on, sail on, O mighty ship of state!/To the shores of need/Past the reefs of greed/Through the squalls of hate." Then there's "There is a war between the ones who say there is a war and ones who say there isn't," from "There Is A War." You could just keep spinning the wheel of song to find more trenchant and beautiful lines and melodies from the master.

That's something like what a bunch of New Haven area musicians and singers...

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