Glory Hallelujah

Album: England Keep My Bones (2011)
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  • Brothers and sisters, have you heard the news?
    The storm has lifted and there's nothing to lose,
    So swap your confirmation for your dancing shoes,
    Because there never was no God.

    Step out of the darkness and onto the streets,
    Forget about the fast, let's have a carnival feast,
    Raise up your lowered head and hear the liberation beat,
    Because there never was no God.

    There is no God,
    So clap your hands together,
    There is no God,
    No heaven and no hell.
    But there is no God,
    We're all in this together,
    There is no God,
    So ring that victory bell.

    No cowering in the dark before these overbearing priests,
    Not waiting until we die until we restitute the meek,
    No blaming all our failings on imaginary beasts,
    Because there never was no God.

    No fighting over land your distant fathers told you of,
    Not spilling blood for those who have never spread a drop of love,
    No finger pointing justified by phantoms up above,
    Because there never was no God.

    There is no God,
    So clap your hands together,
    There is no God,
    No heaven and no hell.
    There is no God,
    We're all in this together,
    There is no God,
    So ring that victory bell.

    I know you're scared of dying man and I am too,
    But just pretending it's not happening isn't gonna see us through,
    If we accept that there's an end game and we haven't got much time,
    Then in the here and now then we can try and do things right.
    We'd be our own Salvation Army and together we'd believe
    In all the wondrous things mere mortals can achieve

    Well I've known beauty in the stillness of cathedrals in the day,
    I've sung 'Glory Hallelujah' won't wash my sins away?
    But now I'm singing my refrain and this is what I say,
    I say there never was no God.

    There is no God,
    So clap your hands together,
    There is no God,
    No heaven and no hell.
    But there is no God,
    We're all in this together,
    There is no God,
    So ring that victory bell.

    There is no God,
    So clap your hands together,
    There is no God,
    No heaven and no hell.
    There is no God,
    We're all in this together,
    There is no God,
    So ring that victory bell. Writer/s: FRANCIS EDWARD TURNER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Capitol CMG Publishing, Spirit Music Group, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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