Democracy and more

Leonard Cohen. This concert I enjoyed so much. Listening to it in the car over and over again.

Funniest is the intro to Ain’t No Cure For Love

“It’s been a long time since I stood on the stage in London. It was about 14 or 15 years ago. I was 60 years old, just a kid with a crazy dream… I’ve also studied the philosophies and religions but cheerfulness kept breaking through. But I want to tell you something, which I believe will not be easily contradicted: there’s no cure for love…”

His most covered song – Hallelujah

Jeff Buckley had the most popular and enduring version of it.


Alicia Keys on Outspoken New LP, What Prince Taught Her – Rolling Stone

Always love AK!

Has your choice to stop wearing makeup gotten too much attention?

Well, the press is more interested in me not wearing makeup than the fact that 65 million girls worldwide don’t have access to education. But what’s interesting is this insane standard of perfection women are held to. Whatever feels empowering is what a woman should do, and that’s the most important message. “