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Hallelujah, de Leonard Cohen

Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
But you don’t really care for music, do you?

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 you

She tied you to a kitchen chair
She broke your throne, and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Now maybe there’s a God above
As for me all I’ve ever learned from love
Is how to shoot at someone who outdrew you

But it’s not a cry that you hear tonight
It’s not some pilgrim who claims to have seen the light
No, it’s a cold and it’s a very broken Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah,
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Interlude

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Oh people I have been here before
I know this room; and I’ve walked this floor
You see I used to live alone before I knew you.

And I’ve seen your flag on the marble arch
But this isn’t love, Love is not some kind of victory march
No, it’s a cold and it’s a very lonely Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

There was a time you let me know
What’s really going on below
But now, now you never even show it to me, do you?

Now remember when I moved in you
And The Holy Dove She was moving too
And every single breath that we drew was Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

I’ve done my best, I know it wasn’t much
I couldn’t feel, so I learned to touch
I’ve told the truth, I didn’t come here just to fool you

And even though it all went wrong
I’ll stand right here before the Lord of Song
With nothing, nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah

Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hallelujah, Hallelujah