People around the world are familiar with Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah. The song has long been a staple of western culture, covered by hundreds of artists throughout the world. However, people are still unclear as to the meaning of the song. I will explore one of many interpretations, one I believe is best supported by the text more than any other, focusing on the lyrics of Leonard Cohen’s original recording. In the last two decades, the song has been interpreted as a “hallelujah to the orgasm” (Jeff Buckley) or a “very sexual” composition discussing relationships (Allison Crowe), but this should not be the lens…