Leonard Cohen

Zuck and I: Facebook friends forever

'I might give them my personal information for free, which would spare them the trouble of wheeling and dealing with Zuck'

Seer with the devil’s voice now hangs out with angels

Leonard Cohen’s songs evoked the mystical incantations of Bongani Madondo’s youth, but also voodooed music and poetry into a profound creative ritual.

Highs and lows of a year in music

Charles Leonard writes about his vet’s stillborn question to Leonard Cohen and the joys of reggae.

“Slow is in my blood”: Leonard Cohen talks about his writing process

Leonard Cohen is not fond of songs with ideas because they tend to become "slogans".

No tricks were used in Leonard Cohen’s Popular Problems

Producer, Patrick Leonard, assures M&G's Charles Leonard that no tricks were used during the recording of Popular Problems.

Singer Leonard Cohen is back on the road

Getting shafted by his manager turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Canada's best-loved singer, writes Charles Leonard.

Pre-stream: Leonard Cohen’s album ‘Popular Problems’

Listen to an exclusive live stream of Leonard Cohen's latest album - to be released on September 22.

It’s a laugh a minute with Leonard – seriously

Sombre prophet, mordant wisecracker, ­repentant cad: Leonard Cohen is back with a great new ­album, old ideas and more wit and wisdom.

Fresh, vital ideas from a 77-year-old master

A new Leonard Cohen album is always something to look ­forward to.

Listening with Lenny

<b>Stuart Robertson</b> attends a star-studded listening session for Leonard Cohen's latest album.

A soundtrack to our urban lives

<b>CD OF THE MONTH:</b> The National's new album is an instant classic, writes Lloyd Gedye.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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