Top Ten Versions of Leonard Cohen’s Classic “Hallelujah”

Hat tip to Bob for tip­ping us off to this col­lec­tion put togeth­er by The Mir­ror in the UK. They take  Leonard Cohen’s clas­sic “Hal­lelu­jah” (lis­ten below) and then bring you the ten best cov­er ver­sions. On the list, you’ll find ver­sions by Bob Dylan, John Cale (founder of The Vel­vet Under­ground), Rufus Wain­wright, Jeff Buck­ley, among oth­ers.

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  • Gideon says:

    Jeff Buck­ley — best ver­sion, no doubt about. Rufus’s is just a bad imi­ta­tion of Buck­ley’s.

    Cohen is an amaz­ing song-writer — but his work is almost always best when sung by oth­ers.

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