The Holy Or the Broken

The Holy Or the Broken

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A Rolling Stone and Spin editor presents a history of Leonard Cohen's qHallelujahq that cites its play in a diverse range of movies and television shows as well as its selection as a tribute song, noting its coverage by hundreds of artists while offering insight into its rise from early obscurity. 25, 000 first printing.Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of aquot;Hallelujahaquot; Alan Light ... The focus given to the hymnlike incantation of a€œhallelujah, a€ in contrast to the romantic and spiritual challenges evoked by the verses, raises an eternal pop ... Australian composer Andrew Ford expressed his reservations about the a€œubiquity a€ of the song. He singled out its use at the memorial service for victims of the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009, when 173 people died and more than four hundredanbsp;...

Title:The Holy Or the Broken
Author:Alan Light
Publisher:Simon and Schuster - 2013-11-19


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