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Just had to share an incredible experience shared with 8,000 others at Leonard Cohen’s world tour concert in Vancouver last night. The evening with poet of our generation exceeded all expectations. He was gracious, funny, generous, just a bit self deprecating and as always profound in the lyrics and the intensity of both his old favorites and a few of his new works.  He reminisced that it had been 15 years since he was last on a stage in Vancouver – “just a kid of 60 with a dream”.

If you get a chance to see him on other stops on the tour – don’t miss him and his great band.

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3 Comments

  1. April 20, 2009    

    Oh so lucky! I’m having big regrets that I didn’t make the trek to Vancouver to see this.

  2. April 26, 2009    

    My wife and I are going to the Winnipeg show, this coming Friday. Now I am really revved up. Thanks for glowing review.

    /RJ

  3. Baily Fisher Baily Fisher
    September 9, 2011    

    My grandmother wanted to go, said that was music, unlike some of the stuff the play now and days. Happy you enjoyed the show and enjoyed the band.

    Baily Fisher
    IT Intern http://www.bulbamerica.com
    Philips Bulbs

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