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K. D. Lang - Hallelujah Lyrics

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TitleHallelujah
ArtistK. D. Lang
AlbumBallads From The Breeze [2011]
album from the compilation series The Breeze Fm (New Zealand) [2010], Track 6
Recollection [2010], Track 11
Hymns of the 49th Parallel [Nonesuch] [2004], Track 6
GenreAlternative, Pop
Duration00:06:17
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Song lyrics
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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 4 Comments
0 likes - like | 21-10-2009 18:19 stuffines 
stuffines
 
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i love kd
0 likes - like | 09-03-2006 21:58 beate89 
 
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I so agree with you badlydrawnroy this version is the best
0 likes - like | 05-07-2005 12:53 hum 
 
17,301 posts
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.
0 likes - like | 05-07-2005 10:18 badlydrawnroy 
 
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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!