God (Take 1)

Ian Hunter

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Ian Hunter
album: Track 8 in album Allā€American Alien Boy
release date: 1976
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
length: 5:45

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Lyrics

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God said to me "Gonna kick your *** - `cos all you do is ask ask ask
All that energy looking for me when I`m sitting here inside you - plain to see
How I built you cell for cell gave you sights to see - gave you tales to tell
Even let you help yourself for a while - to take some weight off this busy child"

I said to God "I found you out - I know what this world is all about!"
God said "Stop - don`t scramble your brain - my opponent`s been messing you around again
See him and me are enemies and we play little games for galaxies
And he`s inside you - `n I am too - so here we are - just the three of you"

"Oh we made mistakes - too many cards - but making human beings can be hard
A God gets tired of playing so much chess - he wishes his God would get him out of his mess"
I said to God "What`s it like to die" He said "It`s as plain as the sea and sky
Conception was him and me and you - when your batteries fade we all just move on"


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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Letter to Britannia From the Union Jack
  • 2 All American Alien Boy
  • 3 Irene Wilde
  • 4 Restless Youth
  • 5 Rape
  • 6 You Nearly Did Me In
  • 7 Apathy 83
  • 8 God (take 1)