Evaluating Leonard Cohen's 16-Year-Old Prediction

Roland Godefroy
Las Vegas Weekly | January 8, 2009
Cohen's "The Future" celebrated its 16th birthday on November 24. And though it's not entirely fair to judge how accurately Cohen predicted the spirit of our age -- for all its prognostications, the song is really about the Cohen's fear of present-day America -- it's almost eerie how much of it he got right.

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