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by sebmelmoth2003
Sun Dec 14, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah on UK X-Factor (all threads merged here)
Replies: 258
Views: 57913

Re: Hallelujah on UK X-Factor (all threads merged here)

what's with the times articles being referred to as not online. here they are : http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/leading_article/article5333298.ece http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article5333369.ece ------------------------ i haven't heard il divo's ha...
by sebmelmoth2003
Tue Dec 09, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah on UK X-Factor (all threads merged here)
Replies: 258
Views: 57913

Re: Hallelujah to be winner's song on UK X-Factor

good luck, eggnog!!

i'll be voting for him.

if he wins he could record hallelujah in the irish (gaeilge) language!!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/ar ... -show.html
by sebmelmoth2003
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah on UK X-Factor (all threads merged here)
Replies: 258
Views: 57913

Re: Hallelujah to be winner's song on UK X-Factor

on saturday or sunday evening at 23.40 hours onwards clive bull led a discussion about the x-factor x-mas record. clive said he'd never heard of hallelujah. subsequent listeners enlightened him - some saying it was a "beautiful song by jeff buckley which would be ruined by diana"; others saying it w...
by sebmelmoth2003
Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on BBC Radio 4 this afternoon
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: Leonard on BBC Radio 4 this afternoon

the song being sung at the beginning of the programme and the end is this one : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r24_T-HOcyg&feature=related - i'm your man. _________ ithe programme's also on iplayer : http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00fl5w3/Thinking_Allowed_26_11_2008 intro up to i minute 40 se...
by sebmelmoth2003
Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: Hayden - Famous Blue Raincoat
Replies: 0
Views: 637

Hayden - Famous Blue Raincoat

i'd never heard of him until i read a reasonably praiseworthy review in the entertainment section of friday's sun newspaper which described his voice as inbetween leonard and neil young :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_fe_oAoiH0

http://www.wasteyourdaysaway.com/
by sebmelmoth2003
Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: allan ahlberg picks leonard for desert island treat
Replies: 5
Views: 2746

allan ahlberg picks leonard for desert island treat

i'd never heard of mr ahlberg before. quite impressive - from a poor background; now wealthy author. irritatingly banal interviewer said "i can't imagine what it feels like" [to lose his wife from cancer]; the next question : "what did it feel like?". an obvious response might have been- "f***ing ma...
by sebmelmoth2003
Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary
Replies: 27
Views: 9911

Re: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary

The latest discovery for me was just tonight - a very nice acoustic guitar rendition by a young Canadian singer, Ellisa Hartman
why not upload it to youtube so we can all enjoy it!
by sebmelmoth2003
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary
Replies: 27
Views: 9911

Re: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary

here's katherine jenkins's `defence` regarding her bowdlerised version : ...Her favourite track on the new album, she says, is Cohen's "Hallelujah". "I love that piece," she says. "It makes me cry." So why did she leave out the second verse? " Did we?" she asks. Yes you did, I say, the verse with th...
by sebmelmoth2003
Sun Nov 02, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary
Replies: 27
Views: 9911

Re: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary

I was indeed impressed by the rather cool sounding Bishop of Croydon --- who doesn't appear to have recorded his version yet!!!!
i've emailed the priests asking them to step onto the hallelujah plate!!

http://www.thepriests.com
by sebmelmoth2003
Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary
Replies: 27
Views: 9911

Re: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary

thanks jim. i'm listening to the R2 programme right now. :D here's how the bbc press office trailed it : The Fourth, The Fifth, The Minor Fall Saturday 1 November 7.00-8.00pm BBC RADIO 2 Leonard Cohen's classic, Hallelujah, is in the spotlight Guy Garvey, the Mercury Award-winning frontman of Elbow,...
by sebmelmoth2003
Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary
Replies: 27
Views: 9911

Re: Hallelujah - BBC Radio2 Documentary

looking forward to hearing the programme this afternoon.

there was a female singer who covered hallelujah on gloria hunniford's "heaven and earth" show on bbc1 some time ago.

but i've forgotten her name.
by sebmelmoth2003
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: leonard and tv shows
Replies: 1
Views: 855

the debate intensifies

in today's metro : in response to wendy's question : is there any any US show that hasn't used hallelujah by leonard cohen (metro, fri). - if there is, can you contact it and ask it to please use it. it's one song you can never hear enough times. jackie, greater manchester, via text anyone wanting t...
by sebmelmoth2003
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: K D LANG about "Hallelujah"
Replies: 2
Views: 1491

Re: K D LANG about "Hallelujah"

click `friday` to hear programme - online until this coming friday. --------- Friday 25 July John Wilson presenting K D Lang John Wilson talks to K D Lang about Watershed, her first album of original material in eight years. K D Lang tours the UK until 8 August. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/fron...
by sebmelmoth2003
Mon Jul 28, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: leonard and tv shows
Replies: 1
Views: 855

leonard and tv shows

letter in print issue of metro newspaper, july 25th.

OVERPLAYED

is there any US show that hasn't used hallelujah by leonard cohen as background music?

it's been on scrubs, CSI, smallville, house and many more.

wendy, london SE5 via text
by sebmelmoth2003
Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: The Summer Tour 2008
Topic: CONCERT REPORT: London, O2 Arena (July 17) [merged threads]
Replies: 82
Views: 64705

ripping off cohen's fans?

another letter - in last night's evening standard : ripping off cohen's fans your laudatory review of leonard cohen's concert at the o2 last week - http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/music/gig-23387713-details/Leonard+Cohen/gigReview.do?reviewId=23517674 - was nothing less than i would have expected. sad...

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