Jul 11, 2016 Rufus Wainwright has covered a Leonard Cohen /a 's classic song 'Hallelujah' backed by a 1500-member choir. Official Rufus Wainwright "Hallelujah" lyrics at CD Universe. I've heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you don't really. Create your own version of Hallelujah as made famous by Rufus Wainwright. ( From Shrek movie soundtrack) - Rufus Wainwright - Custom Backing Track.