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I Said To Hank Williams, How Lonely Does It Get?

So, my boy Colin went to see Leonard Cohen in Dublin last night. He rang me from the place. It sounded amazing.

I shan’t be seeing Leonard Cohen, as I am financially deficient. Bah!

Still, I got to see my Dad today. And I will see my Mother tomorrow! Entirely unconnected, of course, but still.

Two stills! We are lucky, eh?

I revisited an old song that never got recorded today. I have a new hard drive. It makes me able to do things of that nature. This song I revisited, I started to write it in ’05. It is called There Used To Be Cities. It is in a time signature I do not recognise, as I am an untrained musician, and it is much better than all the songs that ended up on When We Were Young. It is a tricky, delicate song. Perhaps it won’t be finished until 2015. I was once amazed, and confused, as to how it took Leonard Cohen ten years to write Hallelujah, but I am beginning to start to understand that kind of process now.

Big up Colin! I hope you had a wonderful time.

— Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

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  • http://zombiehamster.com Colin

    Aww man, that was very sweet. It was just magical. I am still not the same since. Full report to come! I want to hear that song you are talking about! Talk soon!!! :D

  • http://www.zombiehamster.com Colin

    Full review available here. I have pics to send you! Oh, and some video clips. God bless that new camera! http://playlouder.com/dhtml/#/content/17031/leona