Reviews

CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND (US) — REVIEW: POPULAR PROBLEMS

“Much like 2012’s Old Ideas, Popular Problems is a revelation, a document of an artist continuing to produce engaging material into his eighth decade of life without sounding stale.” — Adam Kivel, Consequence Of Sound (US), September 24, 2014 Click here to read the full story...MORE

A.V. CLUB (US) — REVIEW: POPULAR PROBLEMS

“At nine tracks in 36 minutes, Problems is the artist’s leanest disc since Various Positions in 1984, as well as one of his sharper and more musically adventurous.” — Zach Schonfeld, A.V. Club (US), September 23, 2014 Click here to read the full story...MORE

PASTE MAGAZINE (US) — REVIEW: POPULAR PROBLEMS

“Popular Problems is a relevant album not just because of the pertinent subject matter of the songs, which take a more sophisticated look at the state of the world than say Neil Young does with his newer songs like “Mother Earth.” Cohen’s relevance is achieved through his reinvention and the hard work he obviously dedicates ...MORE

THE TELEGRAPH (UK) — REVIEW: POPULAR PROBLEMS

“At the age of 80, Leonard Cohen has created a masterpiece. It’s a smoky, late-night concoction delivered with a deceptively light touch that masks deep seriousness.” — Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK), September 23, 2014. Click here to read the full story...MORE

FINANCIAL TIMES (UK) — REVIEW: POPULAR PROBLEMS

“Whether adapting previously published poems (“Nevermind”) or wrestling long-worked-on songs into shape (“Born in Chains”) Cohen is on masterly form, calmly negotiating themes of violence, love and religion” — Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times (UK), September 19, 2014. Click here to read the full story...MORE

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