Raw, adjective: 7. brutally or grossly frank: a raw portrayal of human passions.
Leonard Cohen's hitting the road!
I first discovered LC in a roundabout way from Jeff Buckley's killer cover of "Hallelujah." You know him from one of the other bazillion versions out there. Rufus Wainwright? Check. Imogen Heap? Check.
But one of my other favorite run-ins with Leonard Cohen came when he was quoted in a yogic theory book I read years ago, and have since never forgotten: "There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." How do you not love that??
Curious guy. The NYT has a little interview with him. Not only is he older than John McCain, but he's dabbled in Zen and Judaism and has written a fair amount of poetry, too. I dig it.