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Leonard Cohen's son Adam on his father's first posthumous album, Thanks for the Dance

Leonard Cohen's son, Adam Cohen, returns to q to talk about bringing his father's final work to life: a posthumous album called Thanks for the Dance.
Thanks for the Dance is Leonard Cohen's first posthumous album. (Kezban Özcan, Sony)
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When Leonard Cohen died in 2016, he left behind a substantial amount of unfinished music and poetry. The late musician's son, Adam, has taken it upon himself to help finish what his father started. The result is Thanks for the Dance, the first posthumous album from Cohen.

Adam joined q's Tom Power on the line from New York to discuss why he wanted to bring his father's final work to life.

Leonard Cohen's new posthumous record Thanks for the Dance is out everywhere today. Below are three songs from the new album.

Download our podcast or click the 'Listen' link near the top of this page to hear the full conversation with Adam Cohen.

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