What does Chelsea Hotel mean?

Search Login

Leonard Cohen: Chelsea Hotel Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

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...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 13th, 2014 8:02am report


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



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    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".




More Leonard Cohen song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]





Powered by sweet Captcha

Just Posted

Outside anonymous
Mz. Hyde anonymous
Dust Clears anonymous
Fireflies anonymous
Autumn Leaves anonymous
Octopus's Garden anonymous
Crooked Young anonymous
Break Free anonymous
I Want You To Know anonymous
Undercover anonymous
Sad Serenade anonymous
Naturally anonymous
Intuition anonymous
Arms of a Woman anonymous
I Like It That Way anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

My Way
Fetty Wap
Not Letting Go
Tinie Tempah
Sound Of Your Heart
Shawn Hook
Runaway (U & I)
Galantis
Hold My Hand
Jess Glynne
Bungalow
Scott Helman
Beast
Mia Martina
Run Away With You
Big & Rich