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Take Me To Church

Hozier • Take Me To Church EP


Take Me To Church || Hozier

Thanks KCRW for the new music find. Been listening to this one for a few weeks now.

What lyrics!

My lover’s got humour
She’s the giggle at a funeral
Knows everybody’s disapproval
I should’ve worshipped her sooner
If the Heavens ever did speak
She is the last true mouthpiece

My church offers no absolution
She tells me ‘worship in the bedroom’
The only heaven I’ll be sent to
Is when I’m alone with you

Take me to church
I’ll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I’ll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life

If I’m a pagan of the good times
My lover’s the sunlight
To keep the Goddess on my side
She demands a sacrifice
To drain the whole sea
Get something shiny

There is no sweeter innocence than our gentle sin
In the madness and soil of that sad earthly scene
Only then I am human
Only then I am clean
Amen. Amen. Amen

KCRW played this song this morning on Morning Becomes Eclectic. (Which, first of all, that is awesome. Best radio station ever, hence why I listen from my iPhone in Chicago). Anyway, I was at work not feeling particularly ecstatic, and this was such a fun change of mood! I’d forgotten about this song until this morning. Consider it unforgotten.