Posted with permission from Tommywood

"Hineni, hineni

I'm ready, my Lord"

With these words that Abraham, the biblical patriarch spoke when God called upon him, Cohen begins, "You want it darker," the title tune of his final album, Released a few weeks before Cohen's untimely death in Los Angeles on November 7, 2016 at age 82, Cohen's nine new songs recorded in his home over the last year are a powerful farewell, elegant and poetic yet cleared-eyed in the face of imminent death. Very much like Cohen himself. TO READ MORE CLICK HERE