Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah (Live In London)


[cheering] [“Hallelujah” playing] ♪ 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 ever
Learned from love ♪ ♪ Is how to shoot at someone ♪ ♪ Who outdrew you ♪ ♪ But it’s not a crime
You hear tonight ♪ ♪ And it’s not some pilgrim who
Claims to have seen the light ♪ ♪ it’s a cold and it’s
A very broken Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ [vocalizing] ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Hallelujah ♪ ♪ Oh, people
I’ve 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 listen, 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 you never
Show it to me, do you? ♪ ♪ I 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 to London ♪ ♪ Just to fool you ♪ [loud cheering] ♪ 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 ♪ [crowd applauds and cheers]

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