Following his nomination for the Prince of Asturias award.
Poetry comes from a place that no one commands, that no one conquers. So I feel somewhat like a charlatan to accept an award for an activity which I do not command. In other words, if I knew where the good songs came from I would go there more often.
- 1965 NFB documentary on Cohen.
- 2005 movie tribute to Cohen with performances by Beth Orton, Nick Cave, Martha and Rufus Wainwright, and U2.
3 thoughts on “How I got my song – Leonard Cohen’s Prince Of Asturias Speech”
Evoca un ubi para un intangible… Me encanta.
Qué buena frase la del final! La voy a utilizar , todavía no sé para qué, pero la utilizaré…
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