You want it darker

Most of us are familiar with Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.  Bon Jovi even has a version.

He has some new stuff out. Here Seth Rogovoy asks if this is not Cohen’s most Jewish song yet: You Want if Darker.

The lyrics talk about crucifixion and healing the lame.  But the Messiah has not come for Cohen.  Love has not come.  There is a post-Holocaust sense of struggle for faith.

Anyway, I think it is great, thought-provoking music.

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I have many interests, but will blog mostly about what I read in the fields of Bible and religion.
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