Leonard Cohen announces US tour

It's the rock elder statesman's first tour in 15 years

Leonard Cohen has announced that he will tour the US this spring.

The exact dates of the jaunt have not yet been revealed, but a posting on Cohen‘s blog says that he will tour the US in May and in Europe this summer.

This will be the rock elder statesman’s first tour in almost 15 years.

Cohen, who will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in March, is known for influencing artists as diverse as U2, Rufus Wainwright and Nick Cave.

Cohen is reportedly working on a new album, which is due out later this year.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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