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

Well 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 her kitchen chair
She broke your throne and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the hallelujah

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
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 you?
But remember when I moved in you
And the holy dove was moving too
And every breath we drew was hallelujah

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Hallelujah


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Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen cover) song meanings
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    General Commentthe meaning of this song has been discussed on the leonard cohen/jeff buckley versions of it, so i will just say that i absolutely LOVE this song. it can bring me to tears, but it doesn't really.
    mmkg_28on February 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song depresses me but I still love it.
    Ritz_freakon December 02, 2006   Link

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