Rufus Wainwright releases “Hallelujah” cover featuring 1,500 vocalists

Jaw-dropping performance is now available via all digital retailers


    One of the year’s most striking performances came back in June, when Rufus Wainwright joined forces with 1,500 background vocalists to sing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”. The performance — which took place inside the Hearn Generating Station, a massive decommissioned electrical generating station in Toronto — was part of Choir! Choir! Choir!’s “Epic! Night” series.

    After going viral, a recording of the performance has been formally released through all digital retailers, including Spotify, Apple Music, and TIDAL. Give it a listen and it’ll undoubtely renew your faith in humanity.

    The full video can be replayed above via YouTube. The single’s artwork is posted below.


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