HALLELUJAH

Latest update on 12/11/2018

Artist: Leonard Cohen
Author: Leonard Cohen
Label: CBS
Year: 1984

On Various Positions.

Covers:

1991:

John Cale

1994:

Jeff Buckley [and in '95 in medley with I Know It's Over (see there); n°2 UK in the slipstream of the Alexandra Burke hype]

1995:

Bono

1997:

Angelou

2001:

Rufus Wainwright [on soundtrack film Shrek]

2003:

Allison Crowe

2004:

k.d. lang

2004:

Jasper Steverlinck

2006:

Willie Nelson

2008:

Alexandra Burke [n°1 UK; X Factor winner]

2008:

Wasis Diop [as l'Ange Djibril]

2008:

Susanna & the Magical Orch.

2008:

Il Divo [as Aleluya]

2008:

Michael McDonald

2008:

Jan Rot

2008:

Nynke Laverman [Fries version]

2009:

Lisa [X Factor NL]

2009:

Frank Van Etten [in Dutch]

2010:

Celtic Thunder

2010:

Gabriel Rios & Natalia [charity single for Haiti quake victims]

2010:

André Van Duin [as Alle Koeien]

2010:

Neil Diamond

2010:

Susan Boyle

2013:

Spencer Bohren

2015:

Judy Collins

2016:

Helmut Lotti

2016:

Pentatonix

2017:

Johnny Mathis

2018:

Jim Van der Zee

Continuous covering levitated this song into what Cohen calls the Tower of Song in no time. Obviously too fast for some: A warning on the mixing desk of the Hotel Café in L.A. reads: "Please do not sing Hallelujah".

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