Leonard Cohen Will Drop First Studio LP in 8 Years in 2012

Posted by at 3:00 pm on November 22, 2011

In January, Leonard Cohen will release his first studio album in eight years.

Called “Old Ideas”, the album has 10 songs looking at love, sexuality, loss and death.  Everything fans have come to know from the Canadian singer

Cohen, 77, left the biz in the mid-1990s to become a Buddhist monk.

But lately he has been he  on a world tour from 2008-2010 that took him to 31 countries and brought glowing reviews.

Recording of “Old Ideas” began in January 2011 but early versions of some of the tracks, including “Lullaby” and “The Darkness” were performed during Cohen’s recent tour.

“Old Ideas” is set for release on January 31, 2012. The cover design and drawings are Cohen’s own.

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