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Leonard Cohen: The Profits Of Doom

Steve Turner, Q, April 1988

HIS SINGING VOICE is only slightly more tuneful than the low rumble of his speaking voice. His melancholy outlook attracts the special attention of the lonely, depressed and jilted and he once claimed that although he only used three musical chords he in fact knew five.

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