“Messenger of Joy” by Roz, Amelia & Andre

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world, to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in San Francisco, USA with Roz Fanaieyan, Amelia Fanaieyan and Andre Segovia who sing “Messenger of Joy” from the Writings of the Baha’u’llah.

You can also download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/bahai-blog/messenger-of-joy-roz-amelia-andre

This song was filmed and recorded in San Francisco, USA, February 2017.

Here is the quotation followed by the chords:

“O SON OF THE SUPREME! I have made death a messenger of joy to thee. Wherefore dost thou grieve? I made the light to shed on thee its splendor. Why dost thou veil thyself therefrom?” -Baha’u’llah

    CHORDS

:

Intro: G- D- F G-

Part 1:
G- D- F G-
O Son of the Supreme? I have made death a messenger of joy to

C- D G-
Thee. Wherefore dost thou grieve? Wherefore dost thou grieve?

C- D G-
I made the light to shed on thee its splendor.

C- G- C- G-
Why dost thou veil thyself therefrom? Veil thyself therefrom?

Musical interlude: (C- D G- ) X 2

Repeat Part 1

Part 2:

G- C- F C- G-
O Son of the Supreme! I have made death a messenger of joy to

C- F G-
Thee. Wherefore dost thou grieve? Wherefore dost thou grieve?

Repeat Part 2

C- F D
I made the light to shed on thee its splendor

Part 3:

C- G- C- D G-
Why dost thou veil thyself therefrom? Veil thyself therefrom

Repeat Part 3:

C- D . G-
Veil thyself… therefrom

Outro: C- D G-

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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