You Raise Me Up

"You Raise Me Up" is a well-known song performed by Josh Groban. It was originally written in the key of F major by the Norwegian-Irish duo Secret Garden, consisting of composer Rolf Lovland and lyricist Brendan Graham. Released in 2001, the song gained popularity when Groban included it in his second studio album, "Closer," in 2003. With its inspiring and uplifting lyrics, the song became a significant hit internationally, reaching high chart positions in various countries. Interestingly, "You Raise Me Up" has since been covered by numerous artists and used in various contexts, including weddings, funerals, and talent competitions. The melody of the song is characterized by powerful orchestration and Groban's signature soaring vocals, creating a poignant and emotional musical experience.