Come Thou Long Expected Jesus

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The lyrics to this hymn are by Charles Wesley, the same guy that gave us "Hark the Herald Angels Sing." I's set to a Welsh tune called Hyfrydol, which looks like it's pronounced like the sound an old man makes when he coughs. Wesley only wrote two verses, which is not enough, so I added one more, the one that says:

"When the world was steeped in darkness
When the world had lost its way
No hope in sight
No breath of light
You broke forth like break of day."

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from Christmas Hymns, track released December 8, 2010

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