22 December 2008

Lame UK reality TV show X-Factor was won last week by some bland singer who you should probably ignore. Predictably, her release of Leonard Cohen’s hymn-like classic “Hallelujah” has jumped to the top of the charts.

Unpredictably, music fans with much better taste have pulled Jeff Buckley’s haunting version to #2, and Cohen’s version into the top 40.

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