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Hallelujah Like You’ve Never Heard It Before (Like, We Promise)

Hallelujah Like You’ve Never Heard It Before (Like, We Promise)

Hallelujah” is a song written by Canadian singer Leonard Cohen. Achieving little initial success, the song found greater popular acclaim through a recording by John Cale, which inspired a recording by Jeff Buckley

Now an LDS version of Hallelujah has shown up on the scene, and it has brand new powerful lyrics as well.

Two LDS sister missionaries serving in the Italy Milan Mission recorded a version of this song which tells the story of Joseph Smith and the Restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

It’s not the first time we’ve heard from Sister Arkell. She also performed a medley of missionary songs on her guitar last month to help encourage those missionaries who may be struggling.

It’s a wonderful way to teach the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ to people who can recognize the familiar tune of the song.


Diana Granada Pacheco

Wednesday 29th of November 2017

Thanks for sharing, they both are amazing, Sister ArkellĀ“s companion is my daughter: Sister Pacheco and she wrote the lyrics and edited this video song, she always have made adaptations in our Stake for songs, she enjoy the music a lot and share her talents, now they both made a great job with this wonderful gift for all of us.

Ben Arkell

Thursday 7th of December 2017

Sister Pacheco, thank you so much for the comment! Sister Arkell is my niece, and it was so wonderful to hear the song that these two missionaries wrote together. Tell them to keep up the great work!

Cathy Rash

Monday 27th of November 2017

Is this song copyrighted?? I'd love to have our primary kids sing it.

Ben Arkell

Monday 27th of November 2017

I doubt it is copyrighted. I think these sisters just came up with the words recently and wrote them on a notepad.