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"Hallelujah" Lyrics

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Genre:Alternative, Pop
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I heard there was a secret chord
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
You don't really care for music, do ya?
It goes like this
The fourth, the fifth
The minor fall, the major lift
The baffled king composing Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

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

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Baby iv'e been here before,
Iv'e seen this room and ive walked the floor,
I used to live alone before i knew ya
But ive seen your flag on the marble arch,
Our love is not a victory march,
It's a cold and its a broken hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Maybe there's a God above,
But all iv'e ever learnt from love,
Is how to shoot somebody who outdrew ya,
It's not a cry that u hear at night,
It's not someone whos seen the light,
It's a cold and broken hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah
  • submitted by viola. on March 11th, 2005
  • corrected by Peter G on August 26th, 2005
  • written by Kibble, Mark / Warren, Mervyn / Jackson, Michael
  • copyright with Lyrics © Warner/chappell Music, Inc., Sony/atv Music Publishing Llc, Universal Music Publishing Group

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  •  guest says:
    pop out
     
     stuffines says:
    Like 021-10-2009 18:19
     
    i love kd
     beate89 says:
    Like 009-03-2006 21:58
     
    I so agree with you badlydrawnroy this version is the best
     hum says:
    Like 005-07-2005 12:53
     
    omg, is this the song in Shrek. if it is i absolutely love it. it's so sad.. but i haven't given the lyrics so much thought.
    Like 005-07-2005 10:18
     
    I have to say, even though I absolutely adore Jeff Buckley's version and Rufus Wainwright's version, I love this one even more, it's got something extra, but I can't quite put my finger on it. Its given tonnes more meaning when KD sings it for some reason, and this version is a tad slower than the others I've heard. Anyway, I love this song! and I would advise anybody who likes this song by any other performer to give this version a listen!