“He imparted so much wisdom. He was a translator between the gods and humans.” kd lang on singing for Leonard Cohen

kilIn 2006, kd lang performed  Hallelujah at Leonard Cohen’s induction into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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There’s something about the lyrics that transport you into a more meditative state. To me it’s [about] the struggle between having human desire and searching for spiritual wisdom. It’s being caught between those two placesquotedown2

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From ‘I was excruciatingly nervous’: k.d. lang on singing ‘Hallelujah’ for Leonard Cohen by David Friend (CTV News: November 12, 2016)

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