John Legend - Preach (Official Video)

Listen to John Legend’s “Preach” everywhere: http://smarturl.it/JLPreach

“Sometimes we can get so frustrated by the news and what’s going on and there’s this battle going on in ourselves. Do we become apathetic? Do we become engaged? Do we just talk about it, or do we do something?” -John Legend

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Directed by: Dominique DeLeon
Produced by: Kelsey Gilchrist, Angel Rosa and Peter DaSilva
Cinematography by: Sing Howe Yam and Todd Banhazl
Edited by: Ernie Gilbert
Color by: Nick Metcalf at the Mill

An AJR Films Production

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Lyrics:

Every day I wake and,
Everything is broken,
Turning off my phone just to get out of bed.
Get home every evening,
And history’s repeating,
Turning off my phone cuz its hurting my chest.

And heaven knows I’m not helpless,
But what can I do?
I can’t see the use in me crying
If I’m not even trying to make the change I wanna see

I can’t sit and hope, I
Can’t just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain

Falling to my knees
Though I do believe
Oh, I can’t just preach baby preach (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
I can’t just preach, baby, preach

All I hear is voices,
Everybody’s talking,
Nothing real is happening, cause nothing is new.
Now when all is tragic,
And I just feel sedated,
Why do I feel numb, Is that all I can do?

And heaven knows I’m not helpless, yeah
But I’m only human.
Can’t see the use in me crying,
If I’m not even trying to make the change I want to see.

I can’t sit and hope, I
Can’t just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain

Falling to my knees
Though I do believe
Oh, I can’t just preach baby preach (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
I can’t just preach, baby, preach

And heaven knows I’m not helpless,
What can I do?
Can’t see the use in me crying
If I’m not even trying to make the change I wanna see

I can’t sit and hope, I
Can’t just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain

Falling to my knees
Though I do believe
Oh, I can’t just preach baby preach (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
I can’t just preach, baby, preach

Falling to my knees
And though I do believe
I can’t just preach, baby, preach.

#CantJustPreach #JohnLegend #Preach #Vevo

100+ komentarze:

Jabar Wright
Jabar Wright:
Rip to George Floyd and all the other African Americans that were the victims of police brutality
Exquis
Exquis:
I came back to this song during these rough times to get some insight
Hank Hill
Hank Hill:
How can we get him to do a live performance at these protests
Geovana Santana
Geovana Santana:
Alguém Brasil
bio Med2.0
bio Med2.0:
I am listening this song since 😭😭George Floyd dead. Rip❤️ you will never be forgotten
it is unbelievable what is just going on right now.
#blacklifematters
Adheesha Vishwajith
Adheesha Vishwajith:
Black mans blood is red
White mans blood is red
We are one 😍
shy shy
shy shy:
Im so tired of this world..
Emmanuel Wu
Emmanuel Wu:
Who else immediately thought of this song because of the recent deaths of several innocent Black men??
Dario D'aversa
Dario D'aversa:
This is art!
Han Abd
Han Abd:
A year on and this song is more relevant than ever. About time we as a whole learn from the past
elizabeth maingi
elizabeth maingi:
Every day I wake and
Everything is broken
Turnin' off my phone just to get out of bed
Get home every evening
And history's repeating
Turning off my phone 'cause it's hurting my chest
Aye

And heaven knows I'm not helpless, yeah
But what can I do?
I can't see the use in me crying
If I'm not even tryna make the change I wanna see

I can't sit and hope, I
Can't just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain
Falling to my knees
And though I do believe
I can't just preach, baby, preach
Whoa, oh
I can't just preach, baby, preach

All I hear is voices
Everybody's talking
Nothing real is happening, 'cause nothing is new
Now when all is tragic
And I just feel sedated
Why do I feel numb? Is that all I can do? Yeah

And heaven knows I'm not helpless, yeah
But I'm only human
I can't see the use in me crying
If I'm not even tryna make the change I wanna see

I can't sit and hope, I
Can't just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain
Falling to my knees
And though I do believe (though I do believe)
I can't just preach, baby, preach
Whoa, oh
I can't just preach, baby, preach

And heaven knows I'm not helpless
But what can I do? Yea
Can't see the use in me crying
If I'm not even tryna make the change I wanna see

I can't sit and hope, I
Can't just sit and pray, that
I can find a love, when
All I see is pain
I try to do the things, I
Say that I believe (I do believe)
I can't just preach, baby, preach
Whoa, oh
I can't just preach, baby, preach
Whoa, oh
I can't just preach, baby, preach

Fallin' to my knees
And though I do believe
I can't just preach, baby, preach
Ultimate Dark Knight
Ultimate Dark Knight:
First time I'm hearing this song and seeing this video. JOHN LEGEND just used his Platform to shed Light on Darkness , to give a Voice to the Voiceless, to Defend those who are Defenseless, to show how if You Confront something rather than cover or conceal it , it has no choice but to raise awareness and cause victims to stand up , unite, take back their power and take a stand against inequality, inhumane treatment, racism, injustice and the ignorance of the government to say this is the" land of the free " but yet allow a tolerance of abuse of power and excessive force because of someone's culture , skin tone. Thank You John Legend for being A Symbol of Not Backing Down, but showing that Pain is Power and that We As A People Refuse to Allow this to continue. I encourage everyone to hear this song , feel and embrace the words of this song and take action in your communities , Rise And Be Leaders of Change🙏👊
RiseAsTheDawn -
RiseAsTheDawn -:
i felt like i had a connection with this song the day it came out because it made me more aware of all the things happening in our world. exactly one month later we saw the christchurch shootings. now seeing the death of George Floyd, im once again brought to this song.
people , all humanity should be equal regardless of race, colour, religion and beliefs

#worldpeace #BLACKLIVESMATTER
BEDDI ABDO
BEDDI ABDO:
A pure video no drugs no strippers no fancy cars just an amazing talent .
Gracie Aziabor
Gracie Aziabor:
we need him to sing at the rally’s and marches
bio Med2.0
bio Med2.0:
The Americans come to talk to us about democracy, freedom, human rights, 300 years later, we Africans have more freedom in our countries more than an American in his own country.
#blacklivesmatters
osei Godwin
osei Godwin:
John has a heart of Gold.. and sings for all humanity.. keep shining Man..
N M A
N M A:
John 13:34 "Love one another, as I have loved you". Yes I am a Christian, so I am to show Love to others, in the image of the Pure Love that our Father has shown us by sending his Only Son, Jesus, to die for us, He who knew no sin became a sin to save us, and to show us eternal life by rising up from the dead. If everyone could be a Christian and follow His Teachings in his everyday life the world would be in everlasting peace.. I know it is hard to show that much Love in our everyday life but is the most beautiful and satisfying feeling if we begin by practicing it step by step with our friends and also our enemies by learning to really love them and forgive them as He has forgiven us.
Ferhat Avcı
Ferhat Avcı:
*%0 Porn*
*%0 Drug*
*%0 curse*
*Only %100 Talent and Voice*
RiseAsTheDawn -
RiseAsTheDawn -:
Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving
– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Malik Naimatu
Malik Naimatu:
Hmmmm! Today this song is making me cry, we are all human regardless of our colour! I really feel sad for my brothers and sisters in America. Please stop killing them, because they are kings and queen in Africa!
AIRIS
AIRIS:
My heart goes out to the black community, my black friends and those who are going through so much pain- physically, emotionally, and mentally. #blacklivesmatter
CHANELLE THE QUEEN
CHANELLE THE QUEEN:
We need this right now😭🤦🏽‍♀️
Narina Girotra
Narina Girotra:
the 10k dislikers are crazy. This is such an important issue that needs to be addressed, and thank you John Legend for raising awareness about this horrible problem. Thank you so much.
Sheena Alderson
Sheena Alderson:
Time to make the change we want to see! Police brutality is disgusting!
Brenna K
Brenna K:
LOve how he incorporates his wife & family into his videos.. True definition of a man is right here..
Charlie Pratt
Charlie Pratt:
This is amazing. The video made me cry with how powerful the message is. We need to come to our senses and end these terrible shootings of innocent people.
Thank you, John Legend
Elvis
Elvis:
Mis respetos 🙏 saludos desde España Barcelona 🇪🇸
Claudia Salas Acosta
Claudia Salas Acosta:
A preach for George Floyd 📿
Giovani Piancelli
Giovani Piancelli:
´QUÉ MUSICA ...MEU DEUS ...ESPERO QUE A MENSAGEM SEJA OUVIDA PELO MUNDO TODO ..AINDA TEMOS TEMPO DE AMAR OS OUTROS, E DESTRUIR AS AMARRAS DO ÓDIO , INTOLERÂNCIA E MALDADE .!!!
Animesh Sharma
Animesh Sharma:
This song suddenly make a whole lot of sense to me since Gorge gave his life to open the world's eyes #blacklivesmatter
jose's leather jacket
jose's leather jacket:
Singers make hits, Legends create art....
roses are rosie
roses are rosie:
Its like he knew this would happen in 2020🖤
Hassan Shaaban
Hassan Shaaban:
Who's watching this because of George floyd?
Alice Cheese
Alice Cheese:
RIP GEORGE FLOYD 😔✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿
Nichola Henry
Nichola Henry:
Who is watching this in 2020? this song is about the racism of police officers and its a fundraiser so we can help...sorry I cant fundraise cause I'm to young but....i always listen to this song on my airpods and it helps me :D
Eunice Hager
Eunice Hager:
I can't stop my tears while are listening to this song😭
A. K
A. K:
Dam so relatable to these times today. Someone needs to make a montage/edit for George Floyd and the protests that are taking place now.
Navdeep Singh
Navdeep Singh:
This song hits different after George Floyd incident🙏🏻
Gawk Face
Gawk Face:
brought tears to my eyes... i hope the world becomes a kinder place sigh
DinoNugget Yummy
DinoNugget Yummy:
WE'RE ALL THE SAME WHAT ELSE DO THEY WANT US TO SAY
Kurtsiecolferite S
Kurtsiecolferite S:
I’m crying watching this thinking about what is going on in our world right now.

RIP, George Floyd and everyone else who has been a victim of police brutality.

I am so shaken up by all that’s going on right now. As a white citizen, I vow to educate myself more on being an advocate for the black community, who needs our help more than ever right now. Actions speak louder than words.
Bill Dean
Bill Dean:
Yes we live in some broken times ,but my brokeness led me to my Savior Jesus Christ. Now I to preach Hope and forgiveness something I didn't know when I was growing up on the streets of Springfield, Ohio yes I to am from Springfield now I live in Northwest Georgia a member of the Cowboy Church of Lafayette GA. And a proud member of Celebrate Recovery and Broken Chains. Love you my brother keep on Preaching.
Christy Green
Christy Green:
This is by far one of the BEST songs I've heard in a while 💚
Andrea Tieku Tieku
Andrea Tieku Tieku:
May every person reading this comment be safe and free🥰
Midnight Bunny
Midnight Bunny:
I'm so mad that this or Earth by lil dicky didn't win songs with a meaning on the vma's last night😡
I'm Takiii
I'm Takiii:
I got this from my recommendation while in this pandemic, is this a sign?
Thalya Covers
Thalya Covers:
Vim pela novela bom sucesso 😍😍😍 Ouvi e já amei, que musicão 😍
Anais Gabriela
Anais Gabriela:
¡Justice For George!
Tran Phuong Anh
Tran Phuong Anh:
This world is broken and ... helpless.
Thank God, the music industry still has John Legend <3
Ana Vitória
Ana Vitória:
George Floyd and João Pedro and Guilherme
Justiça!!!✊✊
Yande Nambaya
Yande Nambaya:
Overwhelmed with tears 😭.... When will this all stop and whose gonna be next?... Heaven knows we can't just preach but need strength greater than our fears 🙏 to conquer this brutality.
"Black lives matter" this quotation doesn't mean this race is more superior than others nor does it mean other races any less of importance.
It means we should be treated as equals.... Let's see beyond colour and make the world 🗺 a better place to live in.
Eddie Woods
Eddie Woods:
"Can't see the use in me crying if Im not even trynna make the change I wanna see? My Moto in 2020
Tejh Johnson
Tejh Johnson:
I appreciate everything about this video ...and this song speaks to everything within me. I hope to make a difference. 🙏🏾
Lovatic Sweetener
Lovatic Sweetener:
I really love when artists use their platforms for something important. Thank u John 💘
Martin Sack
Martin Sack:
Rest in peace George Floyd🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼☁️☁️ you now on a better place
Barry Brisco
Barry Brisco:
thank you Mr. Legend for letting me be a part of this. I am humbled
Valdirene Tardivo
Valdirene Tardivo:
Essa música 🎶 é maravilhosa , não me canso de ouvir , sem contar que John legend que voz ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️
Bria Miche
Bria Miche:
My heart is breaking and feeling inspired as I listen to this song in tears. So many things need to change. It all begins with us.
Mark Oseko
Mark Oseko:
John Legend has zero bad songs
BalboBigans
BalboBigans:
I am a rap person but when I heard this beautiful song I just fell in love with this. WOW!
Adrienne Pittman
Adrienne Pittman:
Honestly... this is my favorite from john!
Oshanna Gale
Oshanna Gale:
Wow SIP Ahmaud Arbery...can't see the use in me crying if I'm not even trying to make the change I wanna see 🙌😔🙌
Soafox Inspires
Soafox Inspires:
If only it was possible to like every minute, I'd have liked the song a million times alone...👍😁
Tshepiso Chuene
Tshepiso Chuene:
No half naked girls but true life stories
Trapzin Clips
Trapzin Clips:
Uaal, primeira vez que você Sr" Youtube, me recomenda um vídeo que preste.
Edson Lopes
Edson Lopes:
Vim pela novela Bom Sucesso. Música muito linda. Deveria ser mais conhecida.
Martavious Ealsey
Martavious Ealsey:
I love John Legend ❤the voice John Legend tema 💙 John Legend is coll to me yes I know 😎 and I miss me 😎💙❤
DAMIEN STEP
DAMIEN STEP:
Love that impression of love, great work! 🍊🍊🍊I loved when you took part in life detector That was so so so beautiful 🍊🍊🍊and so real!
I think I love you!!! Thank you for great 👌 work, please please please tell people more truth so they can see these fake for real!!!! Love this song. Is beautiful, powerful and amazing like you!!! 🙏 preach! 🍊🍊🍊wish you can preach people more and momore!!!!
Gaming Lounge YT
Gaming Lounge YT:
This Song has only one probleme..


— it ends —
Juniel Cardoso
Juniel Cardoso:
John legend sempre fazendo musica linda😍,essa entao, maravilhosa🤩
C Rowley
C Rowley:
This is my favorite song, very, very strong meaning, truth be told. God is a very strong man, you can pray he hear us, a lot of us have to BELIEVE , that he hear us. 🇺🇸 Keep the Faith, it takes men strength, to make this a better place, God place men to be strong and be good leaders, a lot fail short of his word and lost the faith. Greed/money.
Gabriel fabricio Justo
Gabriel fabricio Justo:
Essa musica é muito legal,desde quando eu ouvi ela na novela Bom Sucesso eu adorei ,o Ramon da novela Bom Sucesso deve ter gostado dessa musica pra ele porque sempre que aparece ele na novela a musica tambem aparece....
Amo essa musica.
Preach.... .......
Pedro Soares
Pedro Soares:
A intolerância ao próximo é muito triste e só de pensar q no século XXI isso ainda existe é mais triste ainda
Wen
Wen:
May You Rest In Peace George Floyd! Lets hold everyone accountable
Ugly stupid
Ugly stupid:
"When You're brave, show it down in your heart You know when you're brave when you're ready, step in and help others that are hurt" -Me I think
Maria Siqueira
Maria Siqueira:
Ahh está música é considerada a melhor da trilha de bom sucesso .❤🎶
Anacleto Rosas
Anacleto Rosas:
#CantJustPreach #JohnLegend #Preach
John Legend - Preach (Official Video)
Campanha beneficente
Todo dia eu acordo e,
Tudo está quebrado,
Desligando meu telefone apenas para sair da cama.
Chegue em casa todas as noites,
E a história está se repetindo,
Desligando meu telefone porque está machucando meu peito.

E o céu sabe que não estou desamparado,
Mas o que eu posso fazer?
Não consigo ver o uso em mim chorando
Se eu nem estou tentando fazer a mudança, quero ver

Eu não posso sentar e esperar, eu
Não posso apenas sentar e orar, para que
Eu posso encontrar um amor quando
Tudo o que vejo é dor

Caindo de joelhos
Embora eu acredite
Oh, eu não posso apenas pregar, baby pregue (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
Eu não posso apenas pregar, baby, pregar

Tudo o que ouço são vozes,
Todo mundo está falando,
Nada real está acontecendo, porque nada é novo.
Agora, quando tudo é trágico,
E eu me sinto sedado,
Por que me sinto entorpecido, isso é tudo o que posso fazer?

E o céu sabe que não estou desamparado, sim
Mas sou apenas humano.
Não consigo ver o uso em mim chorando,
Se nem estou tentando fazer a alteração, quero ver.

Eu não posso sentar e esperar, eu
Não posso apenas sentar e orar, para que
Eu posso encontrar um amor quando
Tudo o que vejo é dor

Caindo de joelhos
Embora eu acredite
Oh, eu não posso apenas pregar, baby pregue (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
Eu não posso apenas pregar, baby, pregar

E o céu sabe que não estou desamparado,
O que eu posso fazer?
Não consigo ver o uso em mim chorando
Se eu nem estou tentando fazer a mudança, quero ver

Eu não posso sentar e esperar, eu
Não posso apenas sentar e orar, para que
Eu posso encontrar um amor quando
Tudo o que vejo é dor

Caindo de joelhos
Embora eu acredite
Oh, eu não posso apenas pregar, baby pregue (woah oh oh oh oh ohhhh)
Eu não posso apenas pregar, baby, pregar

Caindo de joelhos
E embora eu acredite
Eu não posso apenas pregar, querida, pregar.
Blue Iceee Puff daddy
Blue Iceee Puff daddy:
This is so big for our society and culture right now! THANK YOU JOHN LEGEND!
Warlley Tubista
Warlley Tubista:
Música tema 01/06/2020
George Floyd
Brasil
Anna Rupiczak
Anna Rupiczak:
i love this song so much! ❤️
Charlene Brown
Charlene Brown:
This video makes my ❤cry! This video is one of amazement!! The sound of his voice fills me up with sooo much emotion. I just watched the movie Best Of Enemies, and at the end this song played. That is what brought me here. I just had to head it again! God bless John for such awesome work!
tigerky
tigerky:
1:31 we can't just do nothing. These lyrics are the ones that speak to me the most in this song, I hope they do to you as well
Ivana Ivana
Ivana Ivana:
Finally somebody to sing a song about importan things in life instead of songs full of nakedness, drugs, whores..
John the real artist. Respect.
Greetings from Serbia ❤
Challenger King
Challenger King:
I can't belive John made a remix of thunderstorm's song.
I came here from the voice to see who's was better. And I choose Thunderstorm...
Stephanie White
Stephanie White:
Need more of these kind of songs in today's music. Something to say, with real meaning and relatability. Maturity. Not just party and alcohol songs. 💜💜 U John
Matheus Domingues
Matheus Domingues:
Alguem brasileiro
PATRICK TV
PATRICK TV:
Who’s here after watching the premiere of the Voice ?🎙
littlemouse91019
littlemouse91019:
this was released 1 year and one day after the florida school shootings.
Monik Leblanc
Monik Leblanc:
The lyrics speaks to millions or even more , I’ve shared your video and fantastic
Shiva Invalidos
Shiva Invalidos:
How come I haven't heard this song until now is beyond me...
Kenneth Igibah
Kenneth Igibah:
This song inspires me every time to make a change and not just talk about it. Thank you John legend
Moliehi Ntepe
Moliehi Ntepe:
😭😭😭This song brought me to tears😭😭 “ but I can’t see the use in me crying”
Plemo Roes
Plemo Roes:
I'm 70 years old and some have said they are sick of my 'preaching' to them about caring for those not like us. This video, this song, these words have inspired me to keep going.
Sharman Galloway
Sharman Galloway:
John is a wonderful man,so much humanity and compassion and so super talented
. I find myself sobbing when the little girl is taken away,so much hurt and pain in our country right now
but we must not lose hope and love for each other even though many try to divide us against each other,.
Thank you John for this masterful song and inspiring video.
Tobiaz Ray
Tobiaz Ray:
Perfect song to listen to in these troubled times r.i.p George Floyd
Sasha S.
Sasha S.:
I got teary eyed watching this and I'm really heart broken. NONE of that should be acceptable! NO Teen, Child, or Adult should

feel that he/her has to TAKE their LIFE let alone other peoples to feel like a problem will be solved and END PAIN!!! NO officer

should feel that his Authority gives him the Right to take an Innocent Life for speeding or being a certain race!!! NO family should

be separated because they are illegally here yes they may need to participate on fixing that but SO FUCKING WHAT they are

HUMAN TOO PEOPLE!! How about we help them instead of trying to think the easy way is by taking their family away or kicking

them out of the country. WE NEED LOVE for christ sake does everyone want to die hating or not speaking to anyone b/c of the

past I know it's hard but WE HAVE TO TRY. ( I separated the sentences just in case it may be hard for some ppl to read)
Kim
Kim:
A música é perfeita pro momento atual...
Bee Bee
Bee Bee:
I love John Legend, he's just purely authentic, he does his thing, and dude is bursting with talent. Great message for this song!
Thays Emanuely
Thays Emanuely:
essa música é um hino!!!❤🎶