Leonard Cohen posts new single 'The Darkness' online – audio

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Leonard Cohen posts new single 'The Darkness' online – audio

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Leonard Cohen has posted his new single 'The Darkness' online – scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to listen.

The track, which was made available online via Pitchfork, is the latest track to be taken from the singer's new album 'Old Ideas', which is set for release on January 30. The album's first single, 'Show Me The Place', was posted online in November last year.

'Old Ideas' is the legendary singer songwriter's first new offering since 2004's 'Dear Heather', and his 12th studio album since 1967.

Made up of 10 tracks, recording for the album started in January 2011, though some of the songs have been in the works for much longer, with 'Lullaby' and 'The Darkness' performed live on Cohen's last world tour.

The album was produced by Patrick Leonard, Anjani Thomas, Ed Sanders and Dino Soldo and features backing vocals from Dana Glover, Sharon Robinson, The Webb Sisters and longtime Cohen collaborator Jennifer Warnes.

The tracklisting of 'Old Ideas' is:

'Going Home'
'Amen'
'Show Me The Place'
'The Darkness'
'Anyhow'
'Crazy To Love You'
'Come Healing'
'Banjo'
'Lullaby'
'Different Sides'




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