Have I told you lately that I love you
Have I told you there's no one above you
Fill my heart with gladness
Take away my sadness
Ease my troubles, that's what you do

Oh the morning sun in all its glory
Greets the day with hope and comfort too
And you fill my life with laughter
You can make it better
Ease my troubles that's what you do

There's a love that's divine
And it's yours and it's mine
Like the sun
At the end of the day
We should give thanks and pray to the One

Have I told you lately that I love you
Have I told you there's no one above you
Fill my heart with gladness
Take away my sadness
Ease my troubles, that's what you do

There's a love that's divine
And it's yours and it's mine
And it shines like the sun
At the end of the day we will give thanks and pray to the One

Have I told you lately that I love you
Have I told you there's no one above you
Fill my heart with gladness
Take away my sadness
Ease my troubles, that's what you do

Take away my sadness
Fill my life with gladness
Ease my troubles that's what you do
Fill my life with gladness
Take away my sadness
Ease my troubles that's what you do


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Have I Told You Lately Lyrics as written by Van Morrison

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  • +2
    General Comment

    Best love song ever, no questions asked.

    strangebeautiful_on April 06, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    As with al Van Morrison songs, i think its just as much about his union with God, as it is his union with his Girl.

    Some of the things he says, i think, are more trying to put emotions into words, than actual actions, its more metaphorical than anything.

    Tetaon August 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    It's not a love song to a woman, he's expressing his love for God.

    Have I told you lately that I love you Have I told you there's no one above you Fill my heart with gladness Take away my sadness Ease my troubles, that's what you do Oh the morning sun in all its glory Greets the day with hope and comfort too And you fill my life with laughter You can make it better Ease my troubles that's what you do

    chels124on March 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    come on kids! everyone knows this song! its desperately sweet, i would hate to date a guy like that, but i love the song!

    Livenlaugh21on April 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Just a reminder that this was a Van Mo song before Rod Stewart ruined it forever.

    ZipperHeadon December 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    agree with strangebeautiful!! most beautiful song ever written hey! it's what I wish a guy would think or sing about me!

    Goddess_of_Rockon March 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Beautiful love song. Probably just as good as John Hiatt's "Have a little faith in me".

    bnjon September 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Aw, I thought that there would be many comments for this song. This is my favourite love song and the best one I have ever heard.

    ruinedfirecrackeron January 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    this song means what you want it to mean it could be about god or as many people would rather about someone close to them. fucking great song props to van for this one

    lankeypeteon April 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Before my husband and I were married this was our song. I think the lyrics are beautiful...they tell such compassion and admiration for another love. Another smash by Van the Man!

    VanPatCinon January 06, 2009   Link

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