Watch: Cults and Cold War Kids Get Down with Leonard CohenPosted by Timothy Grisham
The covers were performed for Old Ideas with New Friends, a project orchestrated by Cohen’s longtime label, Columbia Records, to “celebrate Leonard Cohen’s legendary 40 years in music” — as well as build buzz around his recently released, Old Times.
More covers are to follow, Pretty Much Amazing is reporting that artists like Deerhunter, A.C. Newman, and Bradford Cox will put their touch on Cohen classics.
Cults covering “Everybody Knows”:
Cold War Kids covering “There is a War”: