Artist Leonard Cohen
Album Various Positions
Genre(s)
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Intro:
    G           Em          G           Em
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:
     G                 Em
I've heard there was a secret chord
     G                    Em
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
    C                D               G       D
But you don't really care for music, do you?

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

Chorus:
     C           Em
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      C          G-D-G-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

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

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

Chorus:
     C           Em
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      C          G-D-G-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

Verse 3:
    G              Em
You say I took the name in vain
G            Em
I don't even know the name
    C              D                 G      D
But if I did, well really, what's it to ya?

Pre-Chorus:
          G                 C     G
There's a blaze of light in every word
   Em             F
It doesn't matter which you heard
    D           Bm          Em
The holy or the broken Hallelujah

Chorus:
     C           Em
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      C          G-D-G-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
 
Verse 4:
  G               Em
I did my best, it wasn't much
  G                   Em
I couldn't feel, so I tried to touch
     C                 D                    G   G
I've told the truth, I didn't come to fool ya

Pre-Chorus:
    G              C        D
And even though it all went wrong
     Em               F
I'll stand before the Lord of Song
     D             Bm              Em
With nothing on my tongue but Hallelujah
 
Outro:
     C           Em          C           G G
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
     C           Em          C           G G
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
     C           Em          C           G G
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
     C           Em          C           G D C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah
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May
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May

Love this song. If you’re a beginner, this song actually sounds really good with just one strum for each chord!

Abby
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Abby

i love this website and this song is just not even hard!

Marie Anderson
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Marie Anderson

I love this app it helps me learn new song I wanna learn.

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ash staten

I love ukutabs and ive been using it for a couple years now. but the one thing that always upsets me is when the scroll bar stops in the middle of the song. could you please fix this issue? thank you sooooo much ! <3

UkuTigerGirl
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UkuTigerGirl

Such a beautiful song!

Marina
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Marina

IMO a C instead of the first Am sounds better in the prechorus. and an E7 also sounds great in the prechorus rather than the Em but both sound pretty good

i_dunno
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Bruh what this is a really good song but i think +6 sounds really good (:

@Candyland
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@Candyland

+7 is the easiest if you have a high voice and it is not that hard.

THE_SERPENT_KING
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i like this song sooo much p.s e7 should replace em though
but in always its AWSOME!

jenni
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jenni

i use DDU-UDU with a faster pace

Virginia Alexa
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Virginia Alexa

…… Pentatonix’s new Christmas album anyone?

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meatandpotadjoos

LITERALLY ME

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