The Good News

Album: Hymns (2015)
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  • Spent my commission on another diversion
    And I don't got no meaning
    No purpose left at all
    My pastor tells me that my
    My light is dimming and I've
    Been too long drifting in a ocean
    It's OK
    You just need faith
    Been looking for answers in the wrong place
    But how do I tell him that there
    There's something missing?
    And I don't got no substance since you've gone

    Every day I go down to the water
    And I pray since you left me that way
    Oh Lord, I'm trying to keep my mind
    On the good news that's in my heart

    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    Since my baby left, my light refuses to shine
    Like a bird without a song or a sun that will not rise

    Now I can make the eyes
    At anyone that I desire
    Throwing down with all the lost boys
    At the very edge of town
    Now I can spin a lie
    That burns me up all through the night
    'Cause I've got no one home to answer to this time
    Every day is a repeat
    Like a carrier bag stuck in a tree
    I used to find my answers in the gospels of St. John
    But now I find them at the bottom of this shot glass

    Every day I go down to the water
    And I pray since you left me that way
    Oh Lord, I'm trying to keep my sights
    On the good news that's in my heart

    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    (Don't got no meaning and I don't got no purpose)
    For the good, good news
    For the good, good news
    (Can't find no comfort and I can't find no solace)
    Since my baby left, my light refuses to shine
    Like a bird without a song or a sun that will not rise Writer/s: KELE OKEREKE, RUSSELL LISSACK
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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