"God and Satan" as written by and Simon Alexander Neil....
I talk to God as much as I talk to Satan 'cause I want to hear both sides
Does that make me cynical
There are no miracles
And this is no miraculous life

I savour hate as much as I crave love because
I'm just a twisted guy
Is this pinnacle, is this the pinnacle, the pinnacle of being alive
Now I see the light

Well I look up to god and I see trouble 'cause this ain't a miracle
I just want to take my chance to live through a miracle

Ooahh
Ooahh

I know for certain that someone is watching but, is it from up or down
I make you miserable you stick with me although
You know I'm going to ruin your life

I talk to God as much as I talk to Satan 'cause I want to hear both sides
Does that make me cynical
There are no miracles
And this is no miraculous life

We walk into the ride

Well I look up to God and I see trouble 'cause this ain't a miracle
I just want to take my chance to live through a miracle

When the see-saw snaps and splinters your hand don't come crying to me
I'll only see your good side
And believe it's a miracle
A miracle

I slap the water and watch
The fish dance to the ripples of us
We're the dull blue duds
Blinking eyes encased in rust

This ain't a miracle
This ain't a miracle
This ain't a miracle
This ain't a miracle

Ooahh
Ooahh


Lyrics submitted by SkyBreatherKlou, edited by Mellow_Harsher

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  • +4
    General CommentFor me this song is about balace between good and evil, just like the title suggests. I might be way off though.

    I absolutely love this song. It is so beautiful, Biffy Clyro is for sure one of the best bands today!
    ParaMuseon October 04, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningThis song is not about God and Satan as Bible figures, it talks about life in general and how we trust things before even witnessing them in person.

    "I talk to God as much as I talk to Satan 'cause I want to hear both sides" says it all, people live in prejudice and stereotypes, this song is purposly using two opposite characters and one of them presents Good, while other presents Bad. But question that is being asked, right here "Well I look up to god and I see trouble" is "Why is Good always good and Bad always bad?", just because someone is Bad doesn't mean he can't be good, or vice versa - if somrone is Good he may sometimes be bad.

    It also tells about how twisted this World is. Full of pain, anger, misery, prejudice and all other things casting shadows on everyone.

    Just remember: Simon is using two well-known biblical protaginists and antagonist, if we can call them that way.

    And it's trying to send a message that not everything is as it might seem, just because someone os presented as Bad doesn't mean he really is, just because seone does good most of the time, it doesn't mean he can't do bad.

    And how twisted the World is when you no longer know what's Good and what's Bad.
    TheZEROtson August 25, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI listened to this song and thought of it as someone in a relationship that isn't going very well. The person who their with isn't happy, and they know it:

    "I make you miserable you stick with me although
    You know I'm going to ruin your life"

    I look at this song as him looking at the good (God) and the bad (Satan) in the relationship and hoping for a "miracle."

    "Well I look up to God and I see trouble 'cause this ain't a miracle
    I just want to take my chance to live through a miracle"

    This line makes me think that he wants it work. He sees the good, but there's still a lot of bad, but he wants to take the chance that it's good overall.

    Just my thoughts.
    ezoj123on October 02, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf god existed this world would be the perfect place.
    And obviously it is far from perfect.
    Therefore God doesn't exist.

    But you are a miracle.
    Dylanologyon September 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this song, so meaningful :D
    naomiixon January 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionI love this song, because it speaks sense, and by sense I mean in a view point of someone who even if religious, refuses to be narrow minded, and bigoted, and even though I feel that this in itself is a very strong and beautiful meaning, they go that step further and include some, if not most of society's view points, in the form of rhetorical questions, which makes us question whether we have these view points too, towards those who decide to be open minded, even if that means them looking at both view points, from what we assume to be wholesomely good, and what we assume wholesomely evil and bad. Society wants to prevent that by declaring that person as cynical, just because they want to be equitable to both sides, just because they want to make their own decision and consider everything, rather than jump onto a one way road. As society we should respect that, if not admire it, but instead, we decide to shame or mock that person.
    AmyLeanneon November 16, 2013   Link

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