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1992 in Albums: The Future, by Leonard Cohen

Life in the old dog yet

The Future — Leonard Cohen

1992 started with Lou Reed’s Magic and Loss, a meditation on turning 50 and watching your friends die. Reed was a friend of Leonard Cohen’s in the 60s (or, at least, they met while Cohen was trying to have sex with Nico), and now the Canadian bookends the year with his own…



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Bernard O'Leary

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