Street Jesus

Album: Music from Another Dimension! (2012)
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  • Hey have you heard the news?
    Somebody stole my shoes
    And I could smell the booze
    How indiscreet
    And though I had a plan
    After that thief outran
    Into another man
    Who had no feet

    I swear to God that day
    That guy with no feet say
    “You got to walk my way”
    “That’s how it’s planned”
    That’s when I thought, “good grief”
    J-Just ain’t my belief
    Until I saw the holes
    Inside his hand

    Street Jesus
    Street Jesus

    Come on, come on, what you think about life?
    Demon in heaven gotta carry a knife
    You said to me, “no, that ain’t the plan”
    With a smile on his face and the holes in his hand

    Wise man tell ya what they’re reading from a scroll
    But things kinda change when the story gets told
    They tell it like it is to everybody they meet
    Just to sing it in the church what they’re preaching in the street

    Placate and vacate your mind
    Too late to make hate you’ll find

    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus
    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus

    Good God Almighty, s’posed to be about love
    You must’ve wished upon me by kissing the glove
    I’m a high-stepping lover, sharp as a knife
    I’m a pink flamingo on a great long life

    A wise man, poor man, beggar man too
    You bet your bottom dollar but whatcha gonna do?
    I can make up daylight jealous of the night
    I try to play the game but I never get it right!

    Placate and vacate your mind
    Too late to make hate you’ll find

    When you wonder what’s up
    With your half empty cup
    Say tell him “don’t give up,
    “Reach for the stars”

    You think you’re so street wise
    Just pray and close your eyes
    Until we colonize
    The moon and stars

    But wouldn’t it be great
    If we could wipe the slate
    When we all live in hate
    And all this fear

    So please don’t call me “sir”
    If you’re whole life’s a blur
    And Mr. Bartender
    Another beer

    Sometimes it’s hard trying to keep up the pace
    The train kept a rollin’ when you’re trying to win the race
    If you don’t believe me, wanna stay in the game
    You gotta know who from the heavens came

    They tell it like it is to everybody they meet
    'Cause they’re singing in the church what they’re preaching in the street
    If you wanna give ‘em hell then you tell it from the steeple
    But I’d rather be a priest so I can scream it to the people

    Placate and vacate your mind
    Too late to make hate you’ll find
    You won’t get too many tries
    Love is the love of my life

    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus
    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus

    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus
    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus

    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus
    Streeeeeeeet Jeesuuuus Writer/s: BRAD E WHITFORD, STEVEN (SELDAK MUSIC CORP.) TYLER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Neon God from AustinI remember when this song debuted. Joey Kramer played it on KLBJ on afternoon while Brother Beto was DJing.
  • Lisa Low Mcmeans from TexasOne liners playing in his head...Jesus calling Steven Steven Tyler. Calling all The Messengers...Believe, Receive and Get to Rocking The Message.
    #JesusRocks
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