O Holy Night

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"O Holy Night"
O Holy Night cover
Song by Weezer
Album Christmas with Weezer
Released December 16, 2008
Recorded 2008
Length 4:07
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Adolphe Adam (composer), Placide Cappeau (lyrics)
RC# N/A
COR# N/A
Status Officially released
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Christmas with Weezer track listing
"O Come All Ye Faithful"
(2)
"O Holy Night"
(3)
"The First Noel"
(4)

"O Holy Night" is a Christmas carol composed by Adolphe Adam in 1847 to a poem by Placide Cappeau. It is the third track on Christmas with Weezer - EP. It was available for download to play on an application for the iPhone and iPod touch created by Tapulous, the makers of Tap Tap Revenge.

Appearances

Overview

The songs on this EP were recorded in different stages. Drummer Pat Wilson and bassist Scott Shriner recorded their parts initially, with Wilson also playing lead guitar. Later, lead singer Rivers Cuomo recorded lead vocals. Lastly, rhythm guitarist Brian Bell recorded backing vocals.

Personnel

Audio

Lyrics

O Holy night
The stars are brightly shining
It is the night of our dear Saviour's birth
Long lay the world
In sin and their pining
'Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth

A thrill of hope
The weary soul rejoices
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn
Fall on your knees
O hear the angel voices
O night divine
O night when Christ was born
O night
O holy night
O night divine


Truly he taught us to love one another
His law is love and his gospel is peace
Chains shall he break for the slave is our brother
And in his name all oppression shall cease
Sweet hymns of joy in grateful chorus raise we,
Let all within us praise his holy name.

Christ is the Lord
O praise his name forever
His pow'r and glory ever more proclaim
His pow'r and glory ever more proclaim


O night divine
O night, when Christ was born
O night
O holy night
O night divine

See also