Pray

Story Behind The Song

God as a female domanitrix. Dark, filthy gospel with a New Orleans feel.

Song Description

Wanna get to heaven? None of your pious approach here. Try getting there on your knees - the only way this goddess is going to let you in is if you get there bleeding.

Song Length 4:19 Genre Blues - Gospel, Unique - Gospel
Mood Exultant, Ecstatic Subject Judgement, Carnivals, Circus
Similar Artists Tom Waits, Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

If you pray to me, you'd better pray out loud
Don't pray to me desperate,
Don't pray to me proud
Don't pray to me lost, you will always be found
You've gotta crawl down upon your knees on the stony ground

Don't pray to me weak if your spirit is strong
Don't stand up with the righteous when you know you've done wrong
Don't stand there as if defeated, not making a sound
You've gotta crawl down upon your knees on the stony ground

And that ground's gonna hurt like you've never hurt before
There'll be blood on your shoes when you walk to my door
But don't pray to me clean, just pray that I'm home
Cos I'm here for you, sinners,
But I won't be for long

So if you're running to me, you better crawl on your hands
You better crawl on your belly or I won't understand
You're a powerful man,
But I'm bigger than you
You've gotta fall down upon your knees and crawl on through

And that ground's gonna hurt like you ain't ever hurt before
There'll be blood on your shoes when you walk to my door
But don't pray to me clean, just pray that I'm home
Sing on out to me, sinners
Cos I won't be for long...

Lyrics Kirsty McGee Music Kirsty McGee
Producer Kirsty McGee, Howard Jacobs, Barkley MacKay Publisher Touch Tone
Performance Kirsty McGee, Howard Jacobs, Biff Roxby, Nick Blacka
This track is on 1 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Delta Burnett Reed Deltas favorites 7/15/2018

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