Writer's Block: Cover me

There have been quite a few of them, to be honest, but I think Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah is probably one song where I prefer some of the covers (k.d. lang for example) to his original — though I do love his original poem and listen to his rendition all the time. I think part of it is the emotional associations I have with the k.d. lang version for example (it was played at my grandmother's burial for example).