Take Me To Church – Hozier

Take Me to Church è un brano musicale del cantautore irlandese Hozier, estratto come singolo nel 2013 dall’EP Take Me to Church e incluso, come prima traccia, nel suo eponimo album di debutto. È entrato nella Irish Singles Chart nell’ottobre del 2013, posizionandosi al secondo posto.

[{*} = POWER CHORDS]

VERSE 1
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MIm LAm MIm
My lover’s got humour
(MIm) LAm SOL
She’s the giggle at a funeral
(SOL) LAm MIm
Knows everybody’s disapproval
(MIm) LAm MIm
I should’ve worshipped her sooner

(MIm) LAm MIm
If the Heavens ever did speak
(MIm) LAm SOL
She is the last true mouth piece
(SOL) LAm MIm
Every Sunday’s getting more bleak
(MIm) LAm RE
A fresh poison each week
(RE) DO MIm
‘We were born sick, you heard them say it

VERSE 2
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(MIm) LAm MIm
My church offers no absolutes
(MIm) LAm SOL
She tells me ‘worship in the bedroom’
(SOL) LAm MIm
The only heaven I’ll be sent to
(MIm) LAm RE
Is when I’m alone with you
(RE) DO DO
I was born sick, but I love it, command me to be well
SOL DO SOL DOm SOL DOm SOL [SOL-FA# FA#-FA]*
Aaaaaa aaaamen aaaamen aaaaamen

CHORUS
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MIm |
Take me to church |
SI |
I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies |
SOL | RIPETI
I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife | x2
LAm |
Offer me that deathless death |
MIm [LA-SOL SOL-FA#]* |
Good God, let me give you my life |

VERSE 2
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MIm LAm MIm
If I’m a pagan of the good times
(MIm) LAm SOL
My lover’s the sunlight
(SOL) LAm MIm
To keep the Goddess on my side
(MIm) LAm RE
She demands a sacrifice
(RE) DO MIm
To drain the whole sea Get something shiny

MIm LAm MIm
Something meaty for the main course
(MIm) LAm SOL
That’s a fine looking high horse
(SOL) LAm MIm
What you got in the stable?
(MIm) LAm RE
We’ve a lot of starving faithful
(RE) DO DO
That looks tasty that looks plenty this is hungry work

CHORUS
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MIm |
Take me to church |
SI |
I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies |
SOL | RIPETI
I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife | x2
LAm |
Offer me that deathless death |
MIm [LA-SOL SOL-FA#]* |
Good God, let me give you my life |

BRIDGE
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DO SOL SI MIm
No masters or kings when the ritual begins
DO SOL SI MIm
There is no sweeter innocence than our gentle sin
DO SOL SI MIm
In the madness and soil of that sad earthly scene
DO SOL SI MIm MIm7 DO DOm
Only then I am human Only then I am clean

SOL DO SOL DOm SOL DOm SOL [SOL-FA# FA#-FA]*
Aaaaaa aaaamen aaaamen aaaaamen

CHORUS
========
MIm |
Take me to church |
SI |
I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies |
SOL | RIPETI
I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife | x2
LAm |
Offer me that deathless death |
MIm [LA-SOL SOL-FA#]* |
Good God, let me give you my life |

FINALE = MIm

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