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What's Cohen On This Weekend?
The Quietus , August 1st, 2008 12:25

Hot Len

He's all over the place that Leonard Cohen, doffing his fedora to half of Europe on a superbly-received tour, his mighty beak peering out of many a broadsheet.

Now our good friends at The Lipster kindly let us know that tomorrow morning Radio 4 will be airing a documentary about Cohen's song 'So Long, Marianne', which details his affair with the married Marianne Ihlen.

The documentary, which was recorded for Norwegian radio (no Paul Morley!) a few years back, marks the first time Ihlen has spoken about her relationship with Cohen.

The Quietus will be spending part of the weekend sitting on the Malvern hills watching Leonard Cohen play at the Big Chill Festival. Len! LEN! Can't get enough Len.

Here he is playing 'So Long, Marianne' at a recent gig. Check out the mucky chuckle.