Alan Light
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Reviews // 1 Articles
//Columns

Old Ideas and New Generations: What Leonard Cohen Means to Us
10 Nov 2016 // 3:10 PM

Leonard Cohen endures and conquers. But does he mean something different to Millenial audiences than he did to their parents? Can the legend of Cohen escape its own clichés?

A Blockbuster Turns 30: Alan Light Talks About Prince and 'Purple Rain'
5 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM

Music journalist and author of Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain Alan Light talks with PopMatters about Prince's one-of-a-kind perfect album.

//Reviews

You Can't Keep a Good Hook Down: 'The Holy or the Broken'
18 Mar 2013 // 11:05 PM

Residing within Leonard Cohen’s Tower of Song is the Power of the Hook. Simplicity is a hook’s primary attribute: It must be so simple that even a toddler can sing along.

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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