He's released the title track from his new album

Leonard Cohen has released the title track from his forthcoming album, You Want it Darker, today – his 82nd birthday.

The album is due on October 21; it has been produced by Cohen’s son Adam.

You can hear the song below.

The song features the Montreal’s Cantor Gideon Zelermyer and the Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue Choir; part of the song appeared in an episode of the BBC series, Peaky Blinders.

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The tracklisting for You Want It Darker is:

You Want It Darker
Treaty
On the Level
Leaving the Table
If I Didn’t Have Your Love
Travelling Light
Seemed the Better Way
Steer Your Way
String Reprise/Treaty

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