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Bridging The Gap
 Burke v Buckley v Cohen - the chart battle
 Friday 11 November, 2016
Burke v Buckley v Cohen - the chart battle

Alexandra Burke and music journalist Alan Light remember how three different versions of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah came to chart in the UK at the same time.

The X Factor star had a Christmas number one in 2008 with her cover, which was her first single after winning the reality show.

But a backlash from fans of Jeff Buckley saw his version rise to number two in the charts and the debate then sparked a return to the hit parade for Leonard's original.

We know which version we prefer...what about you?

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