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Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen (1984)

1) I hearded there was a secret chord
that David played and it pleased the lord,
but you don’t really care for music do you?
Well it goes like this: the 4th, the 5th
the minor falls and the major lifts.
The baffled king composing Hallelujah!

Refrein: Hallelujah, hallelujah,
hallelujah, hallelu – u – u – ujah.


2)Well your faith was strong, but you needed proof,
you saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty in the moonlight overthrew you.
She tied you to her kitchen chair,
she broke your throne and cut your hair
and from your lips she drew the hallelujah

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3) Well there was a time when you’d let me know,
what’s really going on below,
but now you never show that to me do you.
But I remember when I moved in you
and the holy dove was moving too
and every breath we drew was hallelujah

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4) I did my best, it wasn’t much.
I couldn’t feel, so I tried to touch
I’ve told the truth, I didn’t come to fool you.
And even though it all went wrong,
I’ll stand before the lord of song,
with nothing on my tongue but hallelujah

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