The Opposite of Hallelujah Lyrics

Jens Lekman


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: David Pullen, Richard Morales Jr., William Roberts
album: Track 3 in album Night Falls Over Kortedala
release date: 2007-9-5
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Pop Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:22
composer: Jens Lekman
lyricist: Jens Lekman

Cover Art

Jens Lekman Night Falls Over Kortedala cover art
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I took my sister down to the ocean
But the ocean made me feel stupid
Those words of wisdom I had prepared
All seemed to vanish into thin air
Into the waves I stared
I picked up a seashell
To illustrate my homelessness
But a crab crawled out of it
Making it useless
And all my metaphors fell flat
Down on the rocks where we sat
She asked "where are you at?"
But sister, it's the opposite of hallelujah
It's the opposite of being you
You don't know 'cause it just passes right through you
You don't know what I'm going through
You don't know what I'm going through
We made our way home on the bikes we had borrowed
I still never told you about unstoppable sorrow
You still think I'm someone to look up to
I still don't know anything about you
Is it in you too?
You've got so much to live for, little sister
You've got so much to live for
But sister, it's the opposite of hallelujah
It's the opposite of being you
You don't know cause it just passes right through you
You don't know what I'm going through
You don't know what I'm going through


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 And I Remember Every Kiss
  • 2 Sipping on the Sweet Nectar
  • 3 The Opposite of Hallelujah
  • 4 A Postcard to Nina
  • 5 Into Eternity
  • 6 I'm Leaving You Because I Don't Love You
  • 7 If I Could Cry (It Would Feel Like This)
  • 8 Your Arms Around Me
  • 9 Shirin
  • 10 It Was a Strange Time in My Life
  • 11 Kanske är jag kär i dig
  • 12 Friday Night at the Drive-In Bingo