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"Famous Blue Raincoat" is one of Leonard Cohen's better-known songs. It appears on his third album, Songs of Love and Hate, released 1971.

The song is written in the form of a letter, and tells the story of a three-sided affair between the speaker, a woman named Jane, and the addressed person, who is identified only briefly as, "my brother, my killer." Implied in the song is that Jane was either engaged to or married to the speaker, but… read more

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It's four in the morning, the end of December
I'm writing you now just to see if you're better
New York is cold but I like where I'm living
There's music on Clinton street all through the evening

Leonard Cohen - Famous Blue Raincoat Lyrics


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  • I bet you feel silly in that coat
  • "thanks for the trouble you took from her eyes, I thought it was there for good, so I never tried" - amazing song!
  • It's like his voice is the extension of his soul. Can't get any better.
  • Love it.....
  • "... с приветствием, Вас помнящий всегда знакомый Ваш, Сергей Есенин."
  • u ruined my night :(
  • so deep and sad.Leonard always a genius <3
  • I can't listen to Leonard when I'm feeling sad, it would push me over the edge.
  • quiet and beautiful
  • "Yes, and thanks, for the trouble you took from her eyes I thought it was there for good so I never tried." How he can say so much in so little words is beyond me...

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