Leonard Cohen on “Hallelujah”

This is a short clip from a much longer interview. Here he talks about arguably his most famous song.“Hallelujah” written by Leonard Cohen was first released on Cohen’s studio album Various Positions in 1984. While initially the song had limited success it found greater popular acclaim through a cover by John Cale in 1991, which later formed the basis for a cover by Jeff Buckley. In recent years “Hallelujah” has been performed by almost 200 artists in various languages.

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