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Intro:
    C           Am          C           Am
xA|----3-----3-----0-----0-----3-----3-----0-----0----|
xE|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---|
xC|--0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0--|
xG|-0-----0-----2-----2-----0-----0-----2-----2-------|

Verse:
     C                 Am
I've heard there was a secret chord
     C                    Am
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
    F                G               C       G
But you don't really care for music, do you?

Pre-Chorus:
   C                   F           G
It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth
    Am              F
The minor fall, the major lift
    G               Em          Am
The baffled king composing Hallelujah

Chorus:
     F           Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      F          C-G-C-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Verse:
     C                        Am
Your faith was strong but you needed proof
    C               Am
You saw her bathing on the roof
    F             G             C        G
Her beauty in the moonlight overthrew you

Pre-Chorus:
    C 
She tied you
     F       G
To a kitchen chair
    Am     
She broke your throne,
    F
she cut your hair
    G                  Em            Am
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah

Chorus:
     F           Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      F          C-G-C-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Verse:
C               Am
Maybe I've been here before
  C                    Am
I know this room, I've walked this floor
  F             G             C       G
I used to live alone before I knew you

Pre-Chorus:
     C                     F      G
I've seen your flag on the marble arch
Am             F
love is not a victory march
       G               Em          Am
It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah

Chorus:
     F           Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      F          C-G-C-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Verse:
      C                Am
There was a time you'd let me know
C                     Am
What's real and going on below
    F             G             C       G
But now you never show it to me do you?

Pre-Chorus:
   C            F        G
Remember when I moved in you?
    Am            F
The holy dark was moving too
    G               Em            Am
And every breath we drew was hallelujah

Chorus:
     F           Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      F          C-G-C-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Verse:
C               Am
Maybe there's a God above
    C          Am
And all I ever learned from love
    F               G              C        G
Was how to shoot at someone who outdrew you

Pre-Chorus:
     C                 F       G
It's not a cry you can hear at night
     Am                 F
It's not somebody who's seen the light
       G               Em          Am
It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah

Outro:
F Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
F C-G
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
F Am
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
F C-G-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah    
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432 Comments

  1. This song sounds really good in a minor key. The chords are Cm, Eb, Fm, Gm, and Ab. Enjoy.

  2. What a beautiful song !
    Thank you Uke tabs for this tab that allows us to play it.

    God bless !

  3. -2 is where Pentatonix sings it at, if you’re trying to follow along.

  4. It sucks that I cant sing ;(

  5. REALLY loved learning this struggled with is it a single strum or several strums of the same chord… this is the third song I have learnt and thought it was good just need some help with strumming :/

  6. This is really good +5 for higher voices :)

  7. I use E7 instead of Em

  8. -5 is good if your finding it too high

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