Leonard Cohen — You Want It Darker ANALYSIS & REVIEW

Published 10/25/2016

It would be easy to write this album off as a purely timbre-driven memento of an old musician where the melodies are merely accepted rather than appreciated. As a whole, though, the melodies are much more than just placeholders; they express timelessness and exemplify great musicality at work. In a setting where melody could have easily been brushed…