'Angels We Have Heard on High' Chords

Learn to Play Christmas Songs on Guitar

girl dressed in angel costume
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Chords Used: C (x32010) | G (320003) | F (xx3211) | A7 (x02020) | Dm (xx0231)

C       G    C
Angels we have heard on high,
C       G     C
Singing sweetly through the night,
C        G C
And the mountains in reply
C      G   C
Echoing their brave delight.
CHORUS:
C A7 Dm G C F G
Gloria...............
C G C F G
in excelsis Deo.
C A7 Dm G C F G
Gloria...............
C G C F G  C
in excelsis Deo.
C         G C
Shepherds, why this jubilee?
C         G  C
Why these songs of happy cheer?
C          G   C
What great brightness did you see?
C        G   C
What glad tiding did you hear?

ADDITIONAL VERSES:
Come to Bethlehem and see
Him whose birth the angels sing;
Come, adore on bended knee
Christ, the Lord, the new-born King.
See him in a manger laid
Whom the angels praise above;
Mary, Joseph, lend your aid,
While we raise our hearts in love.