Song of the Day #2,246: ‘Almost Like the Blues’ – Leonard Cohen

cohenLeonard Cohen has a new album, titled Popular Problems, due out next week. He’ll turn 80 the day before its release.

You have to admire that sort of longevity, whatever you think of the man’s music. Not that I imagine many people find much fault with the music.

I’m not as much of a Cohen connoisseur as I’d like to be. The only album of his that I know well is 1992’s The Future, on which the ubiquitous ‘Hallelujah’ appeared. Funny that he already sounded 80 on that album, 22 years ago.

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