Watch Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy Perform ‘Hallelujah’ on Jeff Buckley’s Guitar
Alter Bridge played the Olympia in Paris Monday night (Dec. 9), and they gave the crowd a special treat. Frontman Myles Kennedy performed the tear-jerker "Hallelujah" on Jeff Buckley's guitar, which the late musician used when he recorded his 2001 posthumous live album at that very venue.
"I'm gonna do something I haven't done in quite a while," Kennedy says as he strums Buckley's Fender Telecaster. "This song was played here over 20 years ago by a gentleman that was probably one of my biggest influences, and a number of other people as well."
"We owe a great debt to Mr. Jeff Buckley," the singer continues before playing the opening chords. "A great fucking debt."
This is the first time the song was played on the guitar since the last time Buckley did, and Kennedy honored it beautifully. Get the tissues ready — "Hallelujah" is one of those songs that can bring a tear to anyone's eye. Watch the video below, and see Alter Bridge's remaining tour dates here.
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