So much for all the prayers you've learned.
They are no help to basic needs.
And all the worlds they've shown you
Just make you even greedier.

So what about divinity?
I'm further away than before.
You're like two stars colliding,
And you're never going to hit the floor.

Why should I whisper in the church?
Because they say it's sacred ground?
Oh, my sacrilege would do you good.
You see, there's nothing here, I've found.

I feel so sorry for you,
Believing because they control.
And of all the guardian angels
They chose me to save your soul!

Oh, I'm just trying to explain,
I'm a disbelieving angel.


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    General CommentThe lyrics listed here are correct. This is a song from Kate Bush's unreleased demos, created when she was 15-18 years old. The song is a rumination by an angel sent to save someone's soul. The angel does not believe in his/her mission or maybe even the existence of God. It's a sad song that has a touch of anger: "Why should I whisper in the church? Because they say it's sacred ground? Oh, my sacrilege would do you good." The implication is that the angel is controlled by someone or something and is forced to go on his/her mission, and resents his/her situation. It's a beautiful song, a little treasure.
    BTruon October 12, 2014   Link

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