I did my best, it wasn’t much
I couldn’t feel, so I tried to touch…
And even though it all went wrong
I’ll stand before the Lord of Song
With nothing on my tongue but halleluiah…
From Halleluiah by Leonard Cohen
Though I love Cohen, the songwriter, I don’t love Cohen, the singer. So here’s Bon Jovi’s rendition of the Halleluiah.
I love how these lyrics say exactly what I learned: I couldn’t feel… and even though it all went wrong – in a very big way – I’ll still stand before the Lord of Song and shout out a halleluiah.