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You Raise me up

Tekst: Brendan Graham, Musikk: Rolf Løvland

Løvland fremførte første gang melodien i sin mors begravelse. Utgitt med Secret Garden og Brian Kennedy i 2001. Sangen er en av verdens mest kjente og solgte melodier, framført av flere hundre forskjellige artister verden over. Størst suksess fikk Josh Groban med sin versjon i 2004. Siden den første utgivelsen i 2001 anslås sangen å ha solgt rundt 100 millioner eksemplarer, fordelt på album og singler verden over.
Engelsk
Ballade
Vennskap
Oppdatert 04.01.2019

Forspill

Eb
Ab/Eb
Eb
⁠...
Eb/G
Ab
Bbsus4
⁠...
Bb
Ab/C
Eb/Bb
Cm
Eb/Bb
Bb7
Eb
⁠...

1. vers


When I am
Eb
⁠down and,
Ab/Eb
⁠oh my soul, so
Eb
⁠weary;

When troubles
Eb/G
⁠come and
Ab
⁠my heart burdened
Bb
⁠be;

Then, I am
Ab
⁠still and wait here in the
Eb
⁠silence,
Ab

Until you
Eb/Bb
⁠come and
Bb7
⁠sit awhile with
Eb
⁠me.

Ref 1


You raise me
Cm
⁠up, so
Ab
⁠I can stand on
Eb/G
⁠mountains;
Bb/D

You raise me
Cm
⁠up, to
Ab
⁠walk on stormy
Eb/G
⁠seas;
Bb

I am
Eb
⁠strong, when
Ab/C
⁠I am on your
Eb/Bb
⁠sho
Eb/G
⁠ul
Ab
⁠ders;

You raise me
Eb/Bb
⁠up: To
Bb7
⁠more than I can
Eb
⁠be.

2. Vers (instrumental opp)


There is no
F
⁠life - no
Bb/F
⁠life without its
F
⁠hunger;

Each restless
F/A
⁠heart beats
Bb
⁠so imperfect
Csus4
⁠ly;
C

But when you
Bb/D
⁠come and
Bb
⁠I am filled with
F/A
⁠wonder,
Bb

Sometimes, I
F/C
⁠think I
C
⁠glimpse eterni
F
⁠ty.

Ref 2


You
C/E
⁠raise me
Dm
⁠up, so
Bb
⁠I can stand on
F/A
⁠mountains;
C/E

You raise me
Dm
⁠up,
Dm/C
⁠ to
Bb
⁠walk on stormy
F/C
⁠seas;
C

I am
F
⁠strong, when
Bb/F
⁠I am on your
F
⁠shoulders;
Bb

You raise me
F/C
⁠up: To
C
⁠more than I can
F
⁠be.
Bb/F
F

Ref 3 (opp)


You raise me
Ebm
⁠up, so
B
⁠I can stand on
Gb/Bb
⁠mountains;
Db/F

You raise me
Ebm
⁠up, to
B
⁠walk on stormy
Gb/Db
⁠seas;
Db

I am
Gb
⁠strong, when
B/Gb
⁠I am on your
Gb
⁠shoulders;
B

You raise me
Gb/Db
⁠up: To
Db
⁠more than I can
Gb
⁠be.
Fm6

Ref 4


You raise me
Ebm
⁠up, so
B
⁠I can stand on
Gb/Bb
⁠mountains;
Db/F

You raise me
Ebm
⁠up, to
B
⁠walk on stormy
Gb/Db
⁠seas;
Db

I am
Gb
⁠strong, when
B/Gb
⁠I am on your
Gb
⁠shoulders;
B

You raise me
Gb/Db
⁠up: To
Db
⁠more than I can
Ebm
⁠be.
B

Avslutning


You raise me
Gb/Db
⁠up..... To
Db
⁠more than I can
B/Gb
⁠be.
Gb