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Hallelujah
by Leonard Cohen



I heard there was a secret chord
That David played and it pleased the Lord
But you don't really care for music
Do ya? It goes like this the forth the fifth
the minor chord, 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
She cut your hair
And from your lips, she drew the Hallelujah!
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah ,Hallelujah!

Maybe I have been here before
I've seen this room, I've walked this floor
I used to live alone before I knew you.
I've seen your flag on a marble arch
Love is not a victory march
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah!
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah ,Hallelujah!

Maybe there's a God above
And all I ever learned from love
Was how to shoot at someone who outdrew you.
It's not a cry you can hear at night
It's not somebody who's seem the light
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah!
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah ,Hallelujah!
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Lyrics submitted by Theresa.