When he works, Cohen explores every lyrical permutation, sometimes completely finishing verses then discarding them.
He claims there are at least 80 verses to Hallelujah.
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Performed by a 73-year-old man with a shattered voice, it is a song with the power to turn a rock arena into a cathedral. Written and rewritten by Cohen over the years, it has come to be regarded by many as the greatest song of all time.