My lovely and talented friend Sarah (see day 1 for link) started this challenge.
I am going to do this the way Sarah did – a song every day and with a few lines about why I like each artist and song, and why it is significant for me. I am as much about the music as the words by the way, so I have to like both if I include a song.
Please feel free to join in this challenge with your own lists!
‘Everybody Knows’ by Leonard Cohen
I was very lucky to see Leonard Cohen on his final tour in 2013. It was over 3 hours of magic. I could not imagine at that time that his home city of Montreal was to play such a significant part in my own life just a few years later. His music is the frequent soundtrack to my drawing.
This was the first Leonard Cohen song I remember hearing, in Atom Egoyan’s movie ‘Exotica’, when I was still in my 20s. In this world of Trump and Brexit the words seem very prophetic and fitting.