"Oh Lord" as written by and John Baldwin Gourley....
Shepherds they came, stripped of their names
And we were all the daughters that fell from her to ground
Because she needed us, she needed love
But we're all gone to strip that ground

Shivered pores were caves, teeth were all decayed
Jutting, jagged, rising up like welts on backs in strain
Because she needed us, she needed love
But we're all gone to strip that ground

I said, "Oh Lord!"
I said...
We climbed up those banks from our place in the shade
Built us a fire but never knew what we made
It's not your mind, self, not your thoughts, not your soul
It's not your mind, self, not your thoughts, not your soul
Because we are that fire
Because we are that fire
Because we are that fire
We

Shepherds they came, stripped of their names
And we were all the daughters that fell from her to ground
Because she needed us, she needed love
But we're all gone to strip that ground

Were you safe down in my hands?
The higher we climb
These shapes, shapes show
And this place is more holy when nobody knows
Were you safe down in my hands?
(Were you safe down in my hands)
The higher we climb
(The higher we climb)
These shapes, shapes show
And this place is more holy when nobody knows
Were you safe down in line?
The higher we climb
These shapes, shapes show
And this place is more holy when nobody knows

We climbed up those banks from our place in the shade
Built us a fire but never knew what we made
It's not your mind, self, not your thoughts, not your soul
It's not your mind, self, not your thoughts, not your soul
Because we are that fire
Because we are that fire
Because we are that fire
We

Show me what is still free and I will tell you
It's not your mind, self, not your thoughts, not your soul


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"Oh Lord" as written by John Baldwin Gourley

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    General Commenti love this song & Portugal. The Man
    xXHeyLushXxon October 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSickest song on the album, by far.
    Church Mouth second.
    taylordcraigon February 15, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"fell from her to ground...
    we're all gone to strip that ground."

    Resources, we're here to strip it, as humans?
    Seems to be a running theme, as well as fire being problems, we being that fire would make sense.

    Obviously another running theme of losing freedom.
    Thoughts, mind, soul, body.
    taylordcraigon February 15, 2008   Link

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