Leonard Cohen Announces ‘Old Ideas’ LP

October 20, 2011

Leonard Cohen revealed today that his follow-up to 2004’s Dear Heather will finally arrive next year. Titled Old Ideas, Cohen said that the album will include 10 previously unreleased songs, but kept the tracklist and further details under wraps, adding simply: “I’ve played it for a few people, and they seem to like it.” 

As Reuters reports, Cohen made the announcement at a press conference in Oviedo, Spain, where he is in town to receive the country’s Principe de Asturias Prize, a prestigious literature award.

We’ll keep an eye out for more info, but in the meantime, revisit 4 songs Cohen unveiled on tour that just might have made the cut for Old Ideas here. Update: Here’s the tracklist and first single…


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