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- Posted on Nov 22nd 2011 10:30AM by Jenny Charlesworth
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Poetic songs such as 'Going Home,' 'Amen,' and 'The Darkness' deal with the "most profound quandaries of human existence," according to Columbia Records, who are releasing the highly anticipated disc from their longtime artist.
"As I grew older, I understood that instructions came with this voice," Cohen said last month, offering insight into his celebrated body of work, including this new effort. "And the instructions were these ... Never to lament casually. And if one is to express the great inevitable defeat that awaits us all, it must be done within the strict confines of dignity and beauty."
'Old Ideas' -- which features cover art and drawings from the iconic artist himself -- is Leonard Cohen's 12th studio album.
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