You Got Me Singing

Album: Popular Problems (2014)
  • You got me singing
    Even tho' the news is bad
    You got me singing
    The only song I ever had

    You got me singing
    Ever since the river died
    You got me thinking
    Of the places we could hide

    You got me singing
    Even though the world is gone
    You got me thinking
    I'd like to carry on

    You got me singing
    Even tho' it all looks grim
    You got me singing
    The Hallelujah hymn

    You got me singing
    Like a prisoner in a jail
    You got me singing
    Like my pardon's in the mail

    You got me wishing
    Our little love would last
    You got me thinking
    Like those people of the past

    You got me singing
    Even though the world is gone
    You got me thinking
    I'd like to carry on

    You got me singing
    Even tho' it all went wrong
    You got me singing
    The Hallelujah song Writer/s: LEONARD COHEN, PATRICK LEONARD
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Lily WilsonI interpret it as someone who's met someone so good, so beautiful to be around that they can't help but sing, despite being a bystander in the worlds decent by climate change, war, famine, fascists. The words 'You got me singing
    Ever since the river died' and 'Even though the world is gone' have to elude to what we're doing to our planet, what we've already lost and also that desperate beautiful hope you can find in another's heart
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