Fader eg må be om unskyldning
Det er min feil at Tony er pakkt inn i presenning
Eg har forbrudt meg mot Monsieur Clavier sitt reglement
Du vett at eg ikkje kan hamla opp med han
Eg ber deg. Hjelp, Fader hjelp meg
Eg står i støvler av cement, Fader hjelp meg

Eg sa russisk rulett er ikkje en god ide
men han følte seg i slag så tvang han meg med
Eg såg han spant magasinet
Han satte løpet mellom tennene sine

Eg skal be for deg min sønn
for hos Han er du ennå ikkje dømt
For ingen kan sei nei til beløpet som Monsieur Clavier gav
Og bare Fader Martin vett kva som ligge bak et halleluja

Tony har en formidabel dobbelgjenger
Spor han opp, sett opp en kontrakt, gje han penger
Du kan ta en håndfull ut av vår kollekt
Du kan bli som folk flest eller du kan bli prest
men kom aldri tilbake for her er dine dager talte


Lyrics submitted by Moondragon, edited by Vivial

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    General Commentyeah favorite song i have no idea where i heard this song first but i love it sooo much its all catchy....but the bad thing is that nobody will put another comment here again =( i dont even speak norweigan or how you spell it what ever but doesnt it say somthing like i watched him spin the cylinder i watched him put it to his mouth and squeeze its really cool and if anyone knows the flash movie called war this is the song that is in the movie!! yay i finally got a first post to a good song!!!
    im sick of peopleon February 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentgod, i love this song. lol, i heard it form the same place. this song led me to like.. fall in love with kaizers. ill try to find a translation and post it.. i know i found one months ago
    JunkBooton April 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentkaizers-orchestra.de/lyrics/…
    it's talking about his friend or brother, i believe who accidentally killed himself, and he is taking the blame. i dont know if theres more behind this song, but its intense
    JunkBooton April 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti freaking love this song. i first heard it on the war movie also. Heres the translations:

    Bak Et halleluja
    Behind A hallelujah

    Father I must ask forgiveness
    It's my fault that Tony's packed in a car cover
    I've broken Monsieur Clavier's regulations
    You know I can’t take care of him

    I plead to you. Help, Father help me
    I'm standing in boots of concrete, Father help me
    I said, Russian roulette's not a good idea
    But he felt fine so he forced me along

    I watched him spin the cylinder
    he put the barrel between his teeth
    I’ll pray for you my son

    Cos by him you've not yet been judged
    Cos nobody can say no to the amount Monsieur Clavier gave
    And only Father martin knows what's behind a hallelujah
    Tony has a genuine double

    Track him down, set up a contract, give him money
    You may take a handful out of our collection
    You may become as most people, or you may become a priest
    But never return cos your days here are numbered


    heres their site too:

    kaizers-orchestra.de/lyrics/…
    simpleASmeon June 13, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"Tony" is the same guy that played russian rullette in "Rullett", so it's probably about him.
    blablablahon June 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBak Et halleluja
    (Behind A hallelujah)

    Father I must ask forgiveness
    It's my fault that Tony's packed in a car cover
    I've broken Monsieur Clavier's regulations
    You know I can’t take care of him

    I plead to you. Help, Father help me
    I'm standing in boots of concrete, Father help me
    I said, Russian roulette's not a good idea
    But he felt fine so he forced me along

    I watched him spin the cylinder
    he put the barrel between his teeth
    I’ll pray for you my son

    Cos by him you've not yet been judged
    Cos nobody can say no to the amount Monsieur Clavier gave
    And only Father martin knows what's behind a hallelujah
    Tony has a genuine double

    Track him down, set up a contract, give him money
    You may take a handful out of our collection
    You may become as most people, or you may become a priest
    But never return cos your days here are numbered

    This song is linked with resistansen, rullet, Mr. Kaizer, and others. It is about Tony's brother confessing to the preist because he beleives the fact that Tony died from Russian Roulette is his fault.
    Xiaoon June 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentKaizers Orchestra are the "masters" when it comes to tell stories. the whole album "Ompa til du dør" is a story about a mob leader called Mr. Kaizer. Tony, the guy that died is the son of Mr. Kaizer. Monsieur Clavier is like the right hand of Mr. Kaizer and the guy that "sings" this song is like the "adoptive" child of Mr. Kaizers. Look at Dod Manns tango "Det vaer meg Dominique, som hadde ansvar for Tony Fusciante, din bror min kamerat" It means "it's me, Dominique, who has the answer for Tony Fusciante, your brother, my dear friend". If you want to know more, just write me ballad__man@hotmail.com
    ballad__manon July 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBTW all Kaizers songs are about the same background story..
    like coheed and cambria..
    On the newest album, Maestro, most songs are about a mental institution, on Kontroll På Kontinentet, most songs are about a mafia family and what the family members are up to, but there's also a side story about a guy called Marcelo Conradas who's a seafearing explorer. He dosen't really appear outside of the Kontroll På Kontinentet album though..
    Ddaduttaon October 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAll the Kaizers Orchestra song meanings (and translations) you could ever need are right here under the [English] sections: freewebs.com/kaizersinst/…

    The album is not in chronological order, but it roughly follows one storyline. Marcello Conradas is the sailor in the songs Dekk Bord, Bøn fra Helvete, and Ompa til du Dør. The Mafia, run by Mr. Kaizer, often meets in Marcello’s cellar for drinks, music, and Russian roulette.

    Bak et Halleluja is about Dominique, whose job was to protect Tony Fusciante. Tony decided to play Russian roulette (in Rullett) and died. Now, Dominique is in trouble and pleads to the mafia priest Father Martin to help him. Martin tells Dominique to find a double for Tony, run away, and start a new life. Though, in the end, Father Martin still tells Monsieur Clavier for the irresistible reward.

    170 and Bris do not follow this storyline. They just describe two military stories. Perhaps those are related to the characters in the cellar, it’s not clear.
    rockethaton January 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmindistortion.tv/movies/…
    Aqariuson June 17, 2009   Link

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