Thursday, November 16, 2006

Dress Rehearsal Rag

Four o'clock in the afternoon
and I didn't feel like very much.
I said to myself, "Where are you golden boy,
where is your famous golden touch?"
I thought you knew where
all of the elephants lie down,
I thought you were the crown prince
of all the wheels in Ivory Town.
Just take a look at your body now,
there's nothing much to save
and a bitter voice in the mirror cries,
"Hey, Prince, you need a shave."

Leonard Cohen


Blogger Prero said...

nice. i hadnt heard this before ...

8:24 AM, November 17, 2006  
Blogger clit.chatting said...

"and the men they danced on the polka dots...."

LOVE Cohen. Heard, "We Will Take Manhattan?" used that as a headline once... heh

1:56 PM, November 17, 2006  
Blogger The Dude said...

interestin choice amigo...
never really heard much Cohen, his lyrics are good but the music always sounds the same...

4:14 PM, November 17, 2006  
Blogger whitelight said...

Two albums come to mind

Songs of love and hate
Songs from a room

4:55 PM, November 17, 2006  

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