Fred Gillen Jr.

Lyrics

Hallelujah

Well, I heard there was a sacred chord
David played, and it pleased the Lord
But you don't really care for music, do ya
Well, it goes like this: the fourth, the fifth
The minor fall and the major lift
The baffled king composing Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Your faith was strong, but you needed proof
You saw her bathing low on the roof
Her beauty in the moonlight overthrew ya
She tied you to her kitchen chair
she broke your throne she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

Well, Baby, I've been here before
I've seen this room and I've walked this floor
You know, I used to live alone before I knew ya
And I've seen your flag on the marble arch
And love is not a victory march
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah

Well, there was a time when you let me know
What's really going on below
But now you never show that to me, do ya
And remember when I moved in you
and the holy dove was moving to
And every breath we drew was Hallelujah

Well, maybe there's a God above
But all I've ever learned from love
Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew ya
And it's not a cry that you hear at night
It's not somebody who's seen the light,
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah

lyrics reprinted without permission. Written by
Leonard Cohen 1984 Sony/ATV Songs LLC OBO Bad Monk Publishing

Posted Thursday, February 25th 2010

 


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