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Album: Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna
Glee: The Music, The Complete Season One
Glee: The Music, Best of Season One
Released: April 20, 2010
By: Madonna
Sung by: New Directions with Church Choir
Solos: Finn, Jesse, Kurt, Mercedes and Rachel
Place: The April Rhodes Civic Pavilion
Episode: The Power of Madonna

Like a Prayer by Madonna is featured in The Power of Madonna, the fifteenth episode of Season One. It is sung at the end of the episode by the New Directions with a choir.

Rachel sings the opening lines, while Finn, Kurt, Jesse, and Mercedes also have solos. Although Jesse is only featured in the album version.

Lyrics

Rachel:
Life is a mystery
Everyone must stand alone
I hear you call my name
And it feels like home...

Rachel and Finn with New Directions:
When you call my name, it's like a little prayer
I'm down on my knees, I wanna take you there
In the midnight hour, I can feel your power
Just like a prayer, you know I'll take you there

Finn:
I hear your voice
It's like an angel sighing

Kurt:
I have no choice, I hear your voice
Feels like flying

Mercedes:
I close my eyes
Oh God I think I'm falling
Out of the sky, I close my eyes
Heaven help me

Rachel and Finn with New Directions:
When you call my name, it's like a little prayer
I'm down on my knees, I wanna take you there
In the midnight hour, I can feel your power
Just like a prayer, you know I'll take you there

Finn:
I'm like a child
You whisper softly to me

Rachel:
You're in control, just like a child
Now I'm dancing

Jesse:
It's like a dream
No end and no beginning
You're here with me, it's like a dream

Mercedes:
Let the choir sing,
Oohhhhh

Rachel and Finn with New Directions and The Choir:
When you call my name
It's like a little prayer
I'm down on my knees
I wanna take you there
In the midnight hour
I can feel your power
Just like a prayer
You know I'll take you there
When you call my name
It's like a little prayer
I'm down on my knees
I wanna take you there
In the midnight hour
I can feel your power
Just like a prayer
You know I'll take you there

Ohh, Ohhh
Ohh, Ohhh

New Directions and The Choir:
Life is a mystery (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh), everyone must stand alone (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh)
I hear you call my name, and it feels like home

Rachel and Finn with New Directions and The Choir:
Just like a prayer (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh), your voice can take me there (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh)
Just like a muse to me (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh), you are a mystery (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh)
Just like a dream (The Choir: Ohh, ohhh), you are not what you seem
(Mercedes: Oh!) Just like a prayer

Rachel and Jesse with New Directions and The Choir:
No choice your voice can take me there

The Choir and New Directions:
Just like a prayer, I'll take you there (Rachel and Mercedes: I'll take you there!)
It's like a dream to me (Mercedes: Ohh)
Just like a prayer, I'll take you there (Mercedes: I'll take you there!)
It's like a dream to me (Mercedes: Just like a dream to me)
Just like a prayer, I'll take you there (Mercedes: Ohh!)
It's like a dream to me (Mercedes: Like a dream, like a dream)
Just like a prayer, I'll take you there (Mercedes: I'll take you there!)
It's like a dream to me (Mercedes: Oohh, yeah!)

Rachel and Mercedes with The Choir and New Directions:
Life is a mystery
Everyone must stand alone
I hear you call my name
And it feels like home

Rachel with The Choir and New Directions:
Just like a prayer, your voice can take me there
Just like a muse to me, you are a mystery
(Mercedes: Take you there, take you there!) Just like a dream, you are not what you seem
Just like a prayer

The Choir:
Just like a prayer
Your voice can take me there

Rachel:
Just like a dream, you are not what you seem
Just like a prayer

Rachel, Finn and Mercedes with New Directions and The Choir:
No choice your voice can take me there (Mercedes: Yeah!)

Trivia

  • This song features Jesse's first solo performed with New Directions, however, it was cut from the episode. But it can be heard in the full version of the song featured on Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna album.
  • Amber Riley's mother was hired to play one of the Gospel Choir singers and she can be seen in the front row. Amber is seen dancing with her mother throughout the song.
  • This is the second song to feature the New Directions wearing a red top with jeans, the first being Don't Stop Believin' in Pilot, and the third, Some Nights  in Dynamic Duets.

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Videos

GLEE - Full Performance of Like a Prayer(02:16)
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Madonna - Like A Prayer-0(05:38)
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Like a Prayer (Glee)(05:16)
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Glee Cast - Like A Prayer (Rehearsal Video)(02:45)
Rehearsal video
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