HALLELUJAH by Leonard Cohen 1984
Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen 1984

For JWP version John Cale (use this version but not 4 hallelujahs chorus)
John Cale

An Irish priest: Fr Ray Kelly wedding version (use his 4 hallelujahs chorus)
Fr Ray Kelly Ireland

Another version Jeff Buckley
Jeff Buckley

The lyric version in blue is by John WorldPeace:
copyright August 7, 2016 -10:24 Posted to Facebook and Internet

I heard there was a secret chord
I hear a song, a sacred chord
That David played and it pleased the Lord
A chord that praises the risen Lord
But you don't really care for music, do you?
But you don’t really feel the loving, do you?
Well, it goes like this, the fourth, the fifth
Well, the sacred hymn, the love, the bliss
The minor fall and the major lift
It raises up, it’s a sacred kiss
The baffled King composing Hallelujah
The most holy choir repeating Hallelujah
Hallelujah x 4

Well, your faith was strong but you needed proof
Well, your faith was weak, you demanded care
You saw her bathing on the roof
Then you saw him in glory there
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
His perfection and his love released you
She tied you to her kitchen chair
He untied you from earthly chains
She broke your throne and she cut your hair
He blessed and ended your mental pains
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah
The most holy choir singing Hallelujah
Hallelujah x 4

Baby, I've been here before
Oh yes, I was lost down here
I've seen this room and I've walked this floor
I’ve been in despair; I’ve been full of tears
I used to live alone before I knew you
You were all alone and then he came to you
I've seen your flag on the marble arch
I saw the high walls surrounding me
But love is not a victory march
His love ever present, open and free
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah
The most holy choir blessing praising Hallelujah
Hallelujah x 4

Well, there was a time when you let me know
Before he came, the earth was dark and doomed
What's really going on below
Chaos and pain, fear and shame, did consume
But now you never show that to me, do you?
No sound was heard no joy, no light came to you
But remember when I moved in you
Then his spirit came awakened you
And the holy dove was moving too
God and the Holy Ghost moving too
And every breath we drew was Hallelujah
Your very gasps were filled with Hallelujah
Hallelujah x 4

Well, maybe there's a god above
Now you know there’s a God above
But all I've ever learned from love
And all your life is filled with love
Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew you
Was then his eternal bliss overthrew you
It's not a cry that you hear at night
You’re no longer alone in the night
It's not somebody who's seen the light
You’re fully blessed with holy Light
It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah
The most holy choir sings loud the Hallelujah
Hallelujah x 4