New Friend Jesus

Album: Clear Heart Full Eyes (2012)
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  • This song finds Finn exploring his Catholic upbringing and the Christian concept of having Jesus as a friend. He explained to Spinner: "For one, Jesus is sort of a human from what we can know, from what we can identify with or put in our own world, someone who walks among us. It was also kind of a jokey song, like remember in high school when your friend gets a new friend and he can't shut up about him? It was kind of like putting Jesus in that place."

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