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** "Always", written by Music/IrvingBerlin in 1925 as a wedding present for his wife, Ellin Mackay, and recorded many times since as a standard. Cohen sings the song through three times.

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** "Always", written by Music/IrvingBerlin in 1925 as a wedding present for his wife, Ellin Mackay, and recorded many times since as a standard. Cohen replaces Berlin's introduction with one of his own, then sings the song through three times.


** "Always", written by Music/IrvingBerlin in 1925 as a wedding present for his wife, Ellin Mackay. Cohen sings the song through three times.

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** "Always", written by Music/IrvingBerlin in 1925 as a wedding present for his wife, Ellin Mackay.Mackay, and recorded many times since as a standard. Cohen sings the song through three times.


->''"Give me back the Berlin wall\\

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->''"Give ->''Give me back the Berlin wall\\



It is murder"''

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It is murder"''murder''



* CoverVersion: "Be for Real" and "Always", as mentioned above.

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* CoverVersion: CoverVersion:
**
"Be for Real" Real", written by Frederick Knight and first recorded in 1978 by Marlena Shaw.
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"Always", written by Music/IrvingBerlin in 1925 as mentioned above.a wedding present for his wife, Ellin Mackay. Cohen sings the song through three times.


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** "Democracy"


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* AlliterativeTitle: "Tacoma Trailer"


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* OneWordTitle
** "Anthem"
** "Always"


-> ''The place is dead as Heaven on a Saturday night''

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-> --> ''The place is dead as Heaven on a Saturday night''



--> ''"I'm sentimental, if you know what I mean\\

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--> ''"I'm ''I'm sentimental, if you know what I mean\\



Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."''

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Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."''''

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* HellOfAHeaven: "Closing Time"
-> ''The place is dead as Heaven on a Saturday night''

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* {{Instrumentals}}: "Tacoma Trailer" is a piano piece, the first instrumental to appear on a Cohen album.


--> '''"I'm sentimental, if you know what I mean\\

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--> '''"I'm ''"I'm sentimental, if you know what I mean\\



Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."'''

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Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."'''"''

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* IsntItIronic: Cohen was reportedly greatly amused by the non-ironic use of "Democracy" (a scathing, wry little statement about American society) as a patriotic ballad. With lyrics like these, it's easy to see why:
--> '''"I'm sentimental, if you know what I mean\\
I love the country, but I can't stand the scene\\
And I'm neither left nor right; I'm just staying home tonight\\
Getting lost in that hopeless little screen.\\
But I'm stubborn as those garbage bags that time cannot decay,\\
I'm junk, but I'm still holding up this little wild bouquet.\\
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A."'''


* EpicRocking: Six tracks are at least six minutes long; three are longer than seven; "Always", the longest, surpasses eight.

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* EpicRocking: Six Seven tracks are at least six minutes long; three are longer than seven; "Always", the longest, surpasses eight.eight. An eighth track, "Tacoma Trailer", just barely misses the six-minute mark; "Be for Real", the sole outlier, is a mere 4:32.

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* CoverVersion: "Be for Real" and "Always", as mentioned above.
* EpicRocking: Six tracks are at least six minutes long; three are longer than seven; "Always", the longest, surpasses eight.


''The Future'' is the ninth studio album by Music/LeonardCohen, released in 1992. All of its songs were written by Cohen including one, "Waiting for the Miracle", co-written with frequent collaborator Sharon Robinson apart from "Be for Real" and "Always", which were written by Frederick Knight and Music/IrvingBerlin respectively.

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''The Future'' is the ninth studio album by Music/LeonardCohen, released in 1992. All of its songs were written by Cohen including Cohen--including one, "Waiting for the Miracle", co-written with frequent collaborator Sharon Robinson apart Robinson--apart from "Be for Real" and "Always", which were written by Frederick Knight and Music/IrvingBerlin respectively.



# "The Future" 6:41
# "Waiting for the Miracle" 7:42
# "Be for Real" 4:32
# "Closing Time" 6:00
# "Anthem" 6:09
# "Democracy" 7:13
# "Light as the Breeze" 7:14
# "Always" 8:04
# "Tacoma Trailer" 5:57

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# "The Future" 6:41
(6:41)
# "Waiting for the Miracle" 7:42
(7:42)
# "Be for Real" 4:32
(4:32)
# "Closing Time" 6:00
(6:00)
# "Anthem" 6:09
(6:09)
# "Democracy" 7:13
(7:13)
# "Light as the Breeze" 7:14
(7:14)
# "Always" 8:04
(8:04)
# "Tacoma Trailer" 5:57
(5:57)

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[[caption-width-right:230:''"It's coming through a hole in the air..."'']]

->''"Give me back the Berlin wall\\
Give me Stalin and St. Paul\\
I've seen the future, brother\\
It is murder"''
-->-- "The Future"

''The Future'' is the ninth studio album by Music/LeonardCohen, released in 1992. All of its songs were written by Cohen including one, "Waiting for the Miracle", co-written with frequent collaborator Sharon Robinson apart from "Be for Real" and "Always", which were written by Frederick Knight and Music/IrvingBerlin respectively.

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!! Tracklist:

# "The Future" 6:41
# "Waiting for the Miracle" 7:42
# "Be for Real" 4:32
# "Closing Time" 6:00
# "Anthem" 6:09
# "Democracy" 7:13
# "Light as the Breeze" 7:14
# "Always" 8:04
# "Tacoma Trailer" 5:57

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!!Tropes associated with this album:

* TitleTrack: "The Future".
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