How Leonard Cohen saves lonely souls in Montreal winters
Montreal singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk on Cohen's ability to conquer the darkness
Every Montrealer knows that mid-winter in the city is a period of reckoning with the darkness in the soul, and for many — artists especially — the struggle is real.
When someone's that lonely on record and you're feeling something similar, it kind of saves you in that moment.- Leif Vollebekk , singer-songwriter
Montreal singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk looks to Leonard Cohen's ability to conquer the darkness by calling it out by its name.
Here he is performing "That's No Way To Say Goodbye," a track he contributed to the Cohen-inspired exhibit A Crack In Everything at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, running until April 9, 2018.
You can catch the exhibit A Crack in Everything at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal until April 9 2018.