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

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

Chorus:
     Bb           Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      Bb          F-C-F-F
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

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

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

Chorus:
     Bb           Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      Bb          F-C-F-F
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

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

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

Chorus:
     Bb           Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      Bb          F-C-F-F
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

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

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

Chorus:
     Bb           Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
      Bb          F-C-F-F
Hallelujah, Hallelujah

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

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

Outro:
Bb Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Bb F-C
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Bb Dm
Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Bb F-C-F
Hallelujah, Hallelujah    
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430 Comments

  1. strumming pattern for chords?

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

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

    God bless !

  4. -2 is where Pentatonix sings it at, if you’re trying to follow along.

  5. It sucks that I cant sing ;(

  6. 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 :/

  7. YEEEEESSSSSS!!!!! IKR??!!

  8. Yeah, it does to me too…

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

  10. I use E7 instead of Em

  11. -5 is good if your finding it too high

  12. The Em should be an Em7. It sounds much better that way.

  13. Yeah I agreed, try switching to transposer -7, I liked the way that one sounded and the chords were pretty easy!

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