Suzannah Michelle, Source: YouTube

Suzannah Michelle, Source: YouTube

WATCH: Artists covering their favourite classics

Artists often watch other performers to get some of their inspiration. Check out some of these classic famous song covers.

Suzannah Michelle, Source: YouTube

Suzannah Michelle, Source: YouTube

Artists often watch other performers to get some of their inspiration. Sometimes they cover favourite songs from bands or singers that they admire the most.

Iggy Pop, Suzannah Michelle, Jeff Buckley, and Mathys Roets have all covered Leonard Cohen’s music.

Leonard Cohen is a classic songwriter, who has even been sampled in some modern hip-hop songs.

Hallelujah is one of the most covered songs in history.

What’s the best cover version yet?

Here are some great YouTube covers for your playlist.

Iggy Pop: You Want It Darker [Watch]

Iggy Pop is best known for punk, rock, and darker undertones.

He’s a legendary rocker from the United Kingdom, and still going way past his seventies.

He chose the song ‘You Want It Darker’ for his cover version.

Watch the rocker’s version of the classic, darker Cohen song below.

Suzannah: Dance Me to the End of Love [Watch]

‘Dance Me to the End of Love’ was first released in 1975.

Suzannah Michelle covered this song at a performance in Arkansas. There are very few covers doing this song proper justice: this one tops it.

The piano-driven performance goes back to Leonard Cohen’s early songwriter roots.

You haven’t heard a cover song until you’ve heard this.

Watch below for an amazing performance.

Hallelujah: Jeff Buckley [Watch]

Jeff Buckley was a United States songwriter and guitarist.

He covered several songs during his lifetime, including Hallelujah: one of Cohen’s most well-known songs to date.

The song has been covered by many artists before. Many people consider Jeff Buckley’s recorded performance to be one of its best.

South African artists like Mathys Roets have also covered the song.

Watch below for Jeff Buckley’s unforgettable performance.

Famous Blue Raincoat

Famous Blue Raincoat is another classic Leonard Cohen song.

This cover takes the song to a different level – and brings it to a whole other genre at the same time.

What happens when you blend classic songwriting and hip-hop?

You can look forward to the below.

Here’s a ‘trip’ remix of Leonard Cohen’s classic.

What do you think?

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