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Listen Leonard Cohen: Zen And The Art Of Songwriting

April 3, 2009 – The singer, currently on a long-awaited tour, talks about his poetry, songwriting and meditation.


Read Exclusive First Listen: Leonard Cohen

March 23, 2009 – Hear the singer's new album, Live in London, in its entirety.

Listen U2, Tom Jones, Antony And More

March 2, 2009 – The new Mix on All Songs Considered features U2, Leonard Cohen, Tom Jones, More.


Read Leonard Cohen, Live From The Beacon Theatre

February 26, 2009 – Hear the brilliant poet and songwriter, recorded live at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan.

Listen Paste Magazine 100 Greatest Living Songwriters

June 29, 2006 – The editors of Paste magazine wondered: who are the best living songwriters around. They gathere...


Listen Look Ahead: Fall 2004

September 21, 2004 – Bob Boilen speaks with All Things Considered music reviewers Will Hermes, Tom Moon and Meredith ...

Listen Bjork, Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen

December 1, 2001 – On this edition of All Songs Considered: Secret messages from Bach; The imaginary world of Bjork...

Listen Leonard Cohen's Voice Of Experience

April 9, 1986 – The itinerant troubadour, composer and performer discusses his new album, I'm Your Man.


Listen The 'Serious' Sounds Of Leonard Cohen

April 29, 1986 – Poet, singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen talks about his own brand of folk-rock art music.


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