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This is a song about religion. Fill in the blanks....


This is a song for the reverend's prey
the pedophile that got away
the politician who was at play before him
we came along as the peace march passed
good reforms didn't seem to last
don't look know but the earth might blow
before us
when we were kids the time would pass
like meteors on broken glass
or the sound of sunday mass commencing
and daddy told us what the bible said
sang a song when we went to bed
raised a glass when the spotlight shined upon him
but it's all wrong
we can't go home now
the truth will come somehow
and we can come to
gotta get your mind on survival
cuz youre getting blinded by the lights
the religious rights preach the bible
maybe now it's time to get it right
baby don't turn me on with your 26 smile
go to church and pray a while
as the thoughts of a broken promise pass me
are you a cause or circumstance?
i looked at you and caught your glance
i know you saw my ring while i was praying
but it's all wrong
you should go home now
the truth will come somehow
and we can come to

(outro includes exerpts from speeches by Jerry Falwell, Billy Graham, the ex-Boston Cardinal's lawyer and W.


from The Vinyl Skyway (self​-​titled), track released November 4, 2004
Written by M.A. Hayes ©2004, Vinyl Skyway Music. All rights reserved. ma hayes vocals and electric, andy santospago lead guitar and cello, jp powell on farfiza, john sands on drums, brian karp on bass.


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the Vinyl Skyway Boston, Massachusetts

The Vinyl Skyway is an American rock group led by singer/songwriters Michael Hayes and Andy Santospago, established in 2003. Music critic Jonathan Perry observes that "writing stunning songs that soar and transcend whatever difficult circumstances that inspired them is something this band has always done supremely well." “Long Cool Journey” will be released May of 2018 and is now on pre-order. ... more

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