Devil In A Midnight Mass

Album: Billy Talent II (2006)
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  • A devil in a midnight mass,
    He prayed behind stained glass
    A memory of Sunday class
    Resurrected from the past

    Hold your breath and count to four
    Pinky swears don't work no more
    Footsteps down the hallway floor
    Getting closer to my door
    I was alive but now I'm singing

    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night at the edge of your knife
    (Forgive me father)
    Won't make it right
    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night at the edge of your knife
    (You're guilty!)

    A devil in a midnight mass
    Killed the boy inside the man
    The holy water in his hands
    Can never wash away his sins

    Hold your breath and count to four
    Pinky swears don't work no more
    Put my trust in God that day
    Not the man that got his way
    I was alive but now I'm singing

    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night at the edge of your knife
    (Forgive me father!)
    Won't make it right
    Silent night for the rest of my life
    Silent night at the edge of your knife
    (You're guilty!)

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made it's in the ground

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made it's in the ground

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made it's in the ground

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made it's in the ground

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made it's in the ground

    Whisper, whisper don't make a sound
    Your bed is made and it's in the ground Writer/s: AARON SOLOWONIUK, BEN KOWALEWICZ, IAN D'SA, JON GALLANT
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 15

  • Dennis from Toronto, OnSpecifically the Priest in California. Video was filmed in an Anglican Church who need the Pipe Organ fixed.
  • V-starr from ??????, Mii like this song... if it wasn't for mcr, i wouldn't know who this alwsome band existed
  • Bob from Ottawa, Canadathis song is about a priest who molests children i learned that on thier site
  • Carrie from -------, MsFor all those who dont like it- I want to see you make a better song. They are way more talented than most bands. Its not just taken from a newspaper or whatever. And their lyrics are very poetic and good.
  • Emma from Brisbane, AustraliaThis song is toatlly awesome i love the talent (billy talent)WHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!
  • Scotty from Spokane, WaThe song is about the priests and sexual abuse within the Catholic Church. And only now do I realize somebody else has already posted this, so nevermind.
  • Graeme from Carluke, ScotlandI read it was only 150... but that's still a lot. And, Billy Talent said that, so it's true.
  • Sabine from Cologne, GermanyI think Billy Talent did great with the Song. As already said it is about a priest who abused a lot of children... The Music(Melody) represents such a horroble thing in an convincing way...Like that Song and his intention...
  • Damien from Edmonton, CanadaIt's about a boston priest who molested 350 children.
  • Ashley from Edmonton, CanadaThey are a political band. They write about things that make them, and many others 'tick'. I find the way the song sounds suitable, because child abuse can make one angry.

    As for Billy Talent's career, they've been playing for more than 10 years as a band. They've *just* made it big. I'd say it's just the beginning for them, unless Ben decides to give it up.
  • Sean from Plymouth, MiI actually liked it. Very energetic.
  • Douglas from WaterlooFar as I'm concerned, this song was the beginning of the end for Billy Talent.
  • Brandon from Saskatoon, Canadaya it's actually kind of annoying how billy talent just takes an article out of the newspaper and makes a song out of it and then through the song they make it seem like such a huge thing with loud music. they did the exact same thing with nothing to lose. these may be serious things, but think about it... like... whoa
  • Clare from Hmilton, CanadaThis song is specifically about the abuse within the catholic church
  • Mark from Ontario, CanadaThe song is about Child abuse, mainly Sexual abuse of children.
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