Faith Void

Album: Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • In this 10-minute album closer, Callahan sings, "It's time to put God away." Callahan explained to Mojo magazine April 2009: "I've been reading a lot of atheist writers: Mark Twain, Richard Dawkins, Robert Ingersoll, Ian McEwan, Mencken, Lovecraft. Obama mentioned 'non-believers,' in his inauguration speech. I wanted to write a song that backed all this up."

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