Putting himself to the test with one of the most beloved, cherished, country songs to ever hit radio waves, this rising country singer showed everyone exactly what he is made of with a stunning new rendition of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”
Brett Young unplugs his guitar and plays "Hallelujah" for a captive audience. #augiejourno pic.twitter.com/vwKlP514dP
— Matt Thompson (@MDThompson33) March 28, 2015
Brett Young, already known for his chart-topping hit singles “Sleep Without You” and “In Case You Didn’t Know” has been climbing toward the top of the industry for the last couple years – and with each new performance he takes a huge leap forward.
Brett Young Stuns With Emotional 'Hallelujah' Cover for RISERS [Watch] https://t.co/gpjvkpIosN pic.twitter.com/0Xbxr2DYLe
— Buckles and Bulls (@BucklesandBulls) August 14, 2017
His charming country twang and smooth, easy-on-the-ears voice only compliment his dashing good looks – a combination that has proved successful for many of country’s top artists over the last few decades.
Taking on this epic tune that nearly everyone knows by heart, Young dazzled and delighted viewers with his own gritty, yet tender twist. Each verse lifts and grows stronger, all the while Young’s voice adds age and experience to the sound, which makes for one of the most impressive and unique covers we’ve ever heard.
Check out "Hallelujah (Amazon Original)" by Brett Young on Amazon Music. https://t.co/qtBhT8c2UZ pic.twitter.com/5SIE78axNU
— Christopher Graham (@Chrisgraham101) May 12, 2018
Take a listen to Brett Young and his genuine, heartfelt performance of “Hallelujah” in the videos below! There is both the recorded version (bottom) and a live version (top)!