“It Doesn’t Matter Which You Heard”: the Curious Cultural Journey of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”

A history of the popular sport of covering the song Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley Leonard Cohen. Essentially, all bands are covering Buckley’s version, not the original. Read the article, amaze your friends in the pub, despair at the British music industry (or don’t actually, there’s loads of great stuff out, it’s just not getting to number one soon).

And, aside, you should probably download Jeff Buckley’s cover of Halleljuah because it’s currently number 3 in the iTunes chart, and what could be a better number one than that?