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The Loneliness of the Long-Suffering Folkie: Leonard Cohen

Wayne Robins, Newsday, 22 November 1992

ON HIS NEW ALBUM The Future (Columbia), Leonard Cohen views history's changing currents with more than a little bit of wariness. "Give me back the Berlin Wall / Give me Stalin and St. Paul / I've seen the future, brother: it is murder," he sings in the title song.

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