The beauty of Hallelujah

In 1984, the Canadian singer Leonard Cohen arrived at the studio where he was recording his album Various Positions and presented the song Hallelujah. Nobody knew at the time his struggle to compose it, and almost nobody appreciated at all. The song was hardly heard for almost a decade. Then Bob Dylan sang it in a show. Then John Cale did a cover, followed by Jeff Buckley. The song exploded. It is considered today one of the most reproduced songs of all time. Continue reading “The beauty of Hallelujah”