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Leonard Cohen: Chelsea Hotel Meaning

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Chelsea Hotel Lyrics

I remember you well in the Chelsea Hotel,

you were talking so brave and so sweet,

giving me head on the unmade bed,

while the limousines wait in the street.

Those were the reasons and that was New York,

we were running for the...

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    anonymous
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    Aug 13th, 2014 8:02am report


    He sings "giving me head on an unmade bed" she is definitely down on him



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    anonymous
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    Jan 24th, 2011 1:54am report


    Chelsea Hotel is a commentary on Cohen's affair with and sentimentality over Janis Joplin. They both stayed at the famed Chelsea Hotel when in New York as many artists and Musicians did. Cohen acknowledges this in the "sleeve notes" of his Greatest Hits album. Sheepishly telling off the affair Cohen said, "She wouldn't mind", he declares, "but my mother would be appalled".




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