What the Press Has to Say
Sharon and Leonard
Sharon and Leonard at Small Mercies Studio
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Ten New Songs by Gökalp Baykal, Roll Magazine, February 2002. (Turkey)
Leonard Cohen: New Songs, New Approach by Eric Rudolph, Mix, February 2002. (US)
Brother of Mercy by Mikal Gilmore, Spin, March 2002. (US)
Leonard Cohen: Constant Earth, Wind and Fire by Jennie Punter, Flare, November 2001. (Canada)
Happy at Last: The Poet Returns from His Zen Retreat with a New Album and a Sunnier Disposition by J. Poet, Pulse, November 2001. (US)
Songs of a Poet by Steve Matteo, Inside Connection, November 2001. (US)
Love's Hard Man by Alan Franks, The Times Magazine, October 13, 2001. (UK)
Exile on Main Street by Brett Grainger, Elm Street, November 2001. (Canada)
The Prince of Prurience and Loss by John Leland, GQ, November 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen: Down from the Mountain, Singing with More Serenity by Ann Powers, New York Times, October 28, 2001. (US)
The California Girl and the Ladies' Man by Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail, October 11, 2001. (Canada)
From The Music Issue, photo by Annie Leibovitz, Vanity Fair, November 2001. (US)
Look Who's Back at 67: Gentle Leonard Cohen by Frank DiGiacomo, New York Observer, October 14, 2001. (US)
"I Never Discuss My Mistresses or My Tailors" by Nick Paton Walsh, The Observer, October 14, 2001. (UK)
Down from the Mountain: Leonard Cohen Summons Forth a New Album after Five Years of Solitude by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, October 7, 2001. Photo by Matt Brown. (US)
An Intimate Conversation with...Leonard Cohen by Elena Pita, Magazine, Sunday supplement to El Mundo, September 15, 2001. (Spain)
Angst & Aquavit: Leonard Cohen in the Afternoon by Brendan Bernhard, LA Weekly, September 28, 2001. (US)
A Happy Man by Mireille Silcott, Saturday Night, September 15, 2001. (Canada)
Songs to Remember by Javier Laborda, Magazine, Sunday Supplement to La Vanguardia, La Razón, and others, August 26, 2001. (Spain)
State of Grace by Doug Saunders, Toronto Globe and Mail, September 1, 2001. (Canada)
The Return of the Dalai Cohen: The Canadian Singer to Release Ten New Songs in October by Juan Carlos Merino, La Vanguardia, July 6, 2001. (Spain)
Leonard Cohen in Madrid Yesterday to Present Some of His "New Songs" by Antonio Rojas, ABC, July 5, 2001. (Spain)
Leonard Cohen Returns to the Present with Ten New Songs, Press Agency EFE, El Mundo, July 5, 2001. (Spain)
Ten New Songs from Leonard Cohen, Columbia's Daily Dish, June 18, 2001.

Cohen on Wry by Michael Krugman, Flaunt, October 2001. (US)
Felonious Monk by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, November 2001. (UK)
Q&A: Leonard Cohen by Mark Binelli, Rolling Stone, November 8, 2001. (US)
Back to Life's Adventure After a Zen Retreat by Robert Hilburn, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2001. (US)
The Return of a Legend by Thomas Erber, Le Magazine de L'Optimum, October 2001. (France)
The Happy Message of the Aged by Sven F. Goergens, Focus, September 15, 2001. (Germany)
Leonard Cohen Gave Me 200 Franc, interview by Martin Oestergaard, Euroman, September 2001. (Denmark)
Leonard Cohen: "We are instruments of a will
that is not our own,"
interview by Jordi Saladrigas, ABC Sunday Supplement, July 22, 2001. (Spain)

'C'est Lenoir' with Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson and Leanne Ungar, interview by Bernard Lenoir and Hugo Casavetti, France-Inter radio, June 27, 2001. (France)

Ten New Songs - Leonard Cohen by Pico Iyer, Tricycle, Spring 2002. (US)
Cohen, Leonard: Ten New Songs by John Mulvey, NME.com, March 2002. (UK)
Older & Better: Two Seasoned Veterans of Life's Battles Have New Albums that Prove Some Musical Artistry Is Perfected with Age by Ellis Widner, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, November 4, 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen, Ten New Songs, Columbia by Ellis Widner, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, October 14, 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen Returns with Ten New Songs by G. Brown, The Denver Post, October 7, 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs by Craig Seymour, The Buffalo News, October 26, 2001. (US)
Altitude Adjustment Hasn't Hurt Cohen's Haunting Melodies, Wry, Deep Lyrics Show His Genius Is Well Intact by Tom Sime, Dallas Morning News, December 23, 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs by Ross Middlemiss Friedman, Christchurch Press, November 3, 2001. (New Zealand)
The Sound of Serenity: Leonard Cohen Returns after Eight-Year Hiatus by Mark Guarino, Chicago Daily Herald, November 23, 2001. (US)
Best Music of 2001, a list of the various writers and magazines choosing Ten New Songs for their "best of" lists for 2001.
Leonard Cohen Ten New Songs by Patrick Vandenberghe, Ultra WWW Magazine, January 2002. (Belgium)
2001 - That Was the Year that Was: Ten New Songs, Uncut, January 2002. (US)
Pop Music, Festive Treats: Ten New Songs by Marcus Berkmann, The Spectator, 8 December 2001. (UK)
Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs by John Milward, VH1.com, November 2001. (US)
A Great New Album by a Zen Priest: That Is to Say, um, Leonard Cohen by Michael Shannon, Hundred Mountain, Fall 2001. (US)
Review of Leonard Cohen, Ten New Songs by Michael Senft, The Arizona Republic, December 6, 2001. (US)
Leonard Cohen - Ten New Songs by Shlomo Sher, Underground.net, December 3, 2001.
Leonard Cohen: Ten New Songs by Tom Laskin, Isthmus, November 21, 2001. (US)
Ten New Songs by Charles M. Young, Playboy, December 2001. (US)
Ten New Songs by David Brearley, Weekend Australian, 3-4 November 2001. (Australia)
Leonard Cohen - Ten New Songs by Tom Grealis, RTÉ TEN (Ireland), October 25, 2001.
Ten New Songs by Leonard Cohen by Roger Catlin, The Hartford Courant, October 11, 2001. (US)
CD Review: Ten New Songs Reveal Leonard Cohen's Passion for Life by Megan Milks, Cavalier Daily (U. Virginia), October 19, 2001. (US)
Ten New Songs: Leonard Cohen by Michael Dwyer, The Age, October 19, 2001. (Australia)
Silent One Cohen Has a Lot to Say by Jane Stevenson, Toronto Sun, October 7, 2001. (Canada)
Bedroom Poetry: The Girl, the Bottle, and the Forest by Patrik Forshage, Nöjesguiden, October 12, 2001. (Sweden)
The Prophet Came Down from the Mountain by Harri Uusitorppa, Helsingin Sanomat, October 12, 2001. (Finland)
Laser Beam on Love by Jim Farber, New York Daily News, October 14, 2001. (US)
Ten New Songs by David Browne, Entertainment Weekly, October 13, 2001. (US)
Cohen's Demons Haunt Still by Steve Morse, The Boston Globe, October 12, 2001. (US)
Consumer Guide: Unpatriotic?! Moi? by Robert Christgau, The Village Voice, October 10, 2001. (US)
The Quick and the Deafening by David Sinclair, The Times, October 9, 2001. (UK)
Ten New Songs, Tower Records, October 9, 2001. (US)
New Releases by Mark Edwards, The Sunday Times, October 7, 2001. (UK)
Strokes, Cohen Lead Releases by Steven Chean, RollingStone.com, October 9, 2001. (US)

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