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Saturday, December 23, 2006


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
your faith was strong but you needed proof
you saw her bathing on the roof
her beauty and the moonlight overthrew her
she tied you to a kitchen chair
she broke your throne, and she cut your hair
and from your lips she drew the
you say i took the name in vain
i don't even know the name
but if i did, well really, what's it to you?
there's a blaze of light
in every word
it doesn't matter which you heard
the holy or the broken
i did my best, it wasn't much
i couldn't feel, so i tried to touch
i've told the truth,
i didn't come to fool you
and even though it all went wrong
i'll stand before the lord of song
with nothing on my tongue but


Blogger josh said...

Ah yes, the immortal Jeff Buckley (Rufus Wainright usually -- erroniously -- gets the credit). I love, love, love this song.

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