Closing Time Song Lyrics

Leonard Cohen

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Ah we're drinking and we're dancing
And the band is really happening
And the johnny walker wisdom running high
And my very sweet companion
She's the angel of compassion
She's rubbing half the world against her thigh
And every drinker every dancer
Lifts a happy face to thank her
The fiddler fiddles something so sublime
All the women tear their blouses off
And the men they dance on the polka-dots
And it's partner found, it's partner lost
And it's hell to pay when the fiddler stops:
It's closing time
Yeah the women tear their blouses off

Track Listing


Cassette 1
  • 1 The Future
  • 2 Waiting for the Miracle
  • 3 Be for Real
  • 4 Closing Time
  • 5 Anthem
  • 6 Democracy
  • 7 Light as the Breeze
  • 8 Always
  • 9 Tacoma Trailer


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Jay Joyce, Christopher T. Feinstein
    album: Track 4 in album The Future
    release date: 1992-11-24
    popularity : 90 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Synth-pop
    producer: Leanne Ungar and Leonard Cohen
    lead vocals: Leonard Cohen
    performer: Leonard Cohen and Yoav Goren
    mixer: Leanne Ungar
    engineer: Leanne Ungar
    arranger: Yoav Goren and Leonard Cohen
    violin: Bob Furgo
    bass: Bob Glaub
    background vocals: Perla Batalla and Julie Christensen
    guitar: Bob Metzger
    programming: Leonard Cohen and Yoav Goren
    composer: Leonard Cohen
    lyricist: Leonard Cohen

    Album Information

    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: Cassette
    barcode: 074645322629
    script: Latin