Take This Longing (4:05)

Cover of The Best of Leonard Cohen

From The Best of Leonard Cohen and 15 other releases

This song was written for Nico. In 1976 when Leonard perfomed it in England he said he had written it for girl who was deaf - and then said that the beauty was that all the girls are deaf!


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Many men have loved the bells you fastened to the rein
And everyone who wanted you
They found what they will always want again
Your beauty lost to you yourself just as it was lost to them

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