Leonard Cohen

Listen: Leonard Cohen sings 'Almost Like the Blues,' from new album

Listen: Leonard Cohen sings 'Almost Like the Blues,' from new album

As Taylor Swift goes, so goes ... Leonard Cohen?

Perhaps not in most matters. But when it comes to announcing new work, at least, the two pop stars are employing similar approaches this week.

On Monday, Swift said she'd finished an album and, as if to prove it, put the lead single, "Shake It Off," on YouTube.

Now Cohen has followed suit with "Almost Like the Blues," the first sampling from a studio disc to be released by Columbia Records on Sept. 23, two days after the vaunted...

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