Angels We Have Heard on High

French carol. Public domain.

Meter: 4/4

verse 1

G              |   
Angels we have heard on high

G               D    -   G
Sweetly singing o'er the plains

G                 |
And the mountains in reply

G             D   -  G
Echoing their joyous strains.

chorus

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G  -  D
in  ex-celsis De____o

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D 
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G - D    G    |
in  ex-celsis De__o

verse 2

G                   |
Shepherds, why this jubilee?

G               D     -    G
Why your joyful strains prolong?

G                |
Say what may the tidings be

G                  D    -   G
Which inspire your heav'nly song?

chorus

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G  -  D
in  ex-celsis De____o

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D 
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G - D    G    |
in  ex-celsis De__o

verse 3

G             |
Come to Bethlehem, and see

G                   D   -   G
Him whose birth the angels sing

G              |
Come, adore on bended knee

G                    D   -   G
Christ the Lord, the newborn King

chorus

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G  -  D
in  ex-celsis De____o

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D 
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G - D    G    |
in  ex-celsis De__o

verse 4

G            |
See within a manger laid

G              D    -     G
Jesus, Lord of heav'n and earth!

G             |
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid

G                D    -   G
With us sing our Savior's birth.

chorus

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G  -  D
in  ex-celsis De____o

G - E  Am - D   G - C   D 
Glo____________________-or-ia 

[G  D  G  C]  G - D    G    |
in  ex-celsis De__o