Â‘Meticulous, elegant and satisfyingÂ’
Â‘Enthralling Â… the definitive volume on the guy right at the top of the tower of songÂ’
The genius behind such classic songs as Suzanne, Bird on the Wire and Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a man of spirituality, emotion, and intelligence whose work has explored the definitive issues of human life - sex, religion, power, meaning and love.
In this biography Sylvie Simmons draws on Cohen's private archives and a wealth of interviews with many of his closest associates, colleagues, and other artists to share stories and details never before revealed.The result is a deeply insightful, well-rounded portrait of an artist, poet and writer whose reach, vision, and incredible talent has had a profound impact on multiple generations and who continues to create magic today.
Â‘Simmons Â– a music journalist of impeccable pedigree Â– triumphantly rises to all challengesÂ’
Â‘An absorbing and well-rounded biography of the downbeat Canadian troubadourÂ’
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