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gordana454: Leonard Cohen and the band (including Anjani Thomas) perform at the Australian television in 1985, followed with the interview.
fuckyeahmrleonardcohen: Leonard Cohen overcome by emotion while playing “So Long Marianne” live in concert in 1972.
…He said that the older you get, the lonelier you become, and the deeper the love you need. Which means that this hero that you’re trying to maintain as the central figure in the drama of your life— this hero is not enjoying the life of a hero. You’re exerting a tremendous maintenance to keep this heroic stance available to you, and the hero is suffering defeat after defeat. And they’re not heroic defeats; they’re ignoble defeats.