5. Apr, 2020

Mal Foster - Life Stories No.2

Leonard Cohen - Lover, Lover, Lover

An early influence on my life was that of the late great singer/songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen. He’s already heralded elsewhere on this blog as being my Svengali, my personal G-d.

I was fortunate enough to see him play live on numerous occasions at such venues including, The Royal Albert Hall, Hammersmith Odeon, O2 and the Mercedes Benz centre at Weybridge. Those of you who have wondered what the line of text is tattooed on my left forearm, it’s the title of Leonard’s 1973 studio album, ‘New Skin for the Old Ceremony.’ The track, ‘Lover, Lover, Lover, is taken from that album. Hear it on YOUTUBE