Hallelujah (4:06)

Cover of Fragments of a Rainy Season

From Fragments of a Rainy Season and 9 other releases

A cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah

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I've heard there was a secret chord
That David played and it pleased the Lord
But you don't really care for music, do you?
It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth

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  • Slivere

    Not a great version. The best version [2]

    21 Jan 4:21am Reply
  • pqprafaella

    oremos

    13 Jan 2:36pm Reply
  • dorfdoedelpeter

    ... sag ich doch ... Hallelujah!!!

    25 Oct 2014 Reply
  • pollepet

    Yeah, yeah, yeah ....

    23 Oct 2014 Reply
  • rockandrolljoe

    Right

    13 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Bucketpolaris

    Comparing John Cale's "Hallelujah" with others' would be a bit unfair. Cale has the huge advantage of his natural voice, Patti Smith once described his voice as "poems coming from his lips", so it's easy to see why no other singer could come close to his masterpiece, no matter how hard they try.

    10 Sep 2014 Reply
  • silversurfer250

    The song is about love which has soured and gone stale. Cohen used a lot of religious imagery, including references to some of the more notorious women in the bible. Here's some lyrical analysis: "You saw her bathing on the roof, her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you" - Bathsheba, who tempted the king to kill her husband so he could have her. "She tied you to her kitchen chair, she broke your throne and she cut your hair" - Delilah, who cut off Sampson's locks that held his superhuman strength. "But remember when I moved in you and the holy dove was moving too" - This could be a reference to the divine conception and Mary. The lines referring to the immaculate conception can also be interpreted as having a sexual connotation: "And every breath we drew was hallelujah." http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=2504

    17 May 2014 Reply
  • hidetheglove

    shker

    19 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Lupeth

    noooooOOOOOO I DID NOT WANT TO FEEL SAD TODAY

    3 Nov 2013 Reply
  • cuyamara

    1 Sep 2013 Reply
  • CidaDuarteF

    (◠‿◠)

    5 Jul 2013 Reply
  • cluesinho

    search for german band JANUS . Thats the right Hallelujah

    26 Jun 2013 Reply
  • wisaac5440

    His voice rocks-better version than Leonard Cohens

    7 May 2013 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    By the way, I agree with sixty-forty - I don't rate the Cohen version either.

    4 May 2013 Reply
  • bobgreen623

    Not a great version. The best version.

    4 May 2013 Reply
  • ladycaroledowns

    Away :-D

    13 Apr 2013 Reply
  • jembf

    :-P

    13 Apr 2013 Reply
  • ladycaroledowns

    :-/

    12 Apr 2013 Reply
  • jembf

    :-)

    12 Apr 2013 Reply
  • KommisarK

    Love is not a victory march/ It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah

    5 Mar 2013 Reply
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