"Little Faith" as written by and Matthew D. Berninger Aaron B. Dessner....
Little faith, follow me
I set a fire in a blackberry field
Make us laugh, or nothing will
I set a fire just to see what it kills

Now I'm stuck in New York
And the rain's coming down
I don't feel like we'll go anywhere
Stuck in New York
And the rain's coming down
Still in line for the vanity fair

Leave our excellent souls
Head for the coast
Leave our excellent souls
Everything goes

All our lonely kicks are getting harder to find
We'll play nuns versus priests until somebody cries
All our lonely kicks that make us saintly and thin
We'll play nuns versus priests until somebody wins

Awesome prince, get your sleep
Lose your heart in history
Make us laugh or nothing will
I set a fire just to see what it kills

Don't be bitter, Anna
I know how you think
You're waiting for Radio City to sink
You'll find commiseration in everyone's eyes
The storm will suck the pretty girls into the sky

All our lonely kicks are getting harder to find
We'll play nuns versus priests until somebody cries
All our lonely kicks that make us saintly and thin
We'll play nuns versus priests until somebody wins

Leave our excellent souls
Head for the coast
Leave our excellent souls
Everything goes


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"Little Faith" as written by Matthew Donald Berninger Aaron Brooking Dessner

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  • +3
    General CommentI think it's "Leave our red Southern souls" instead of "excellent souls". If you look at the photos of his lyrics booklet on the NYT website, it says "red southern souls".
    Oxenbriggon May 14, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentLike Conversation 16 this also feels like a facade. The two people in the song are trying to pretended that they are something that they are not, so much so that they (mostly she) starts to believe it's true; but reality kicks in and the pretense becomes harder and harder to maintain.
    Cyberghoston May 11, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's "All our lonely kicks will make us saintly and thin", instead of "seem anything" Works with the faith, nuns and priests imagery a bit better I find.
    rossyvictoron April 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentListening to the NYTimes stream right now and this is an easy early favorite. Awesome tune.
    negatyveon April 26, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWith such a deep emphasis on Christian spirituality, hints of a journey, and a direct reference to the Vanity Fair, there may well be an allusion to Pilgrim's Progress floating around in this song.
    spondeeon March 20, 2011   Link
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    Song FactLyrics of HEAR MY CRY BY GODSTIME
    PROMISE
    Chukwu no nso (God is near)
    Chim dimma (My God is good)
    O bu gini ka m na-echere onwe m (why are
    mine thinking for my self)
    o gaghi adigide (it wouldn’t be permanent)
    o gaghi adigide(,,)
    o gaghi adigide(,,)
    o gaghi adigide(,,,)
    ,,{Verse 1),,,
    Jesus , Hear my Cry
    help my life
    let my cry for help
    reach you where you are
    when i am in trouble
    i called to the lord
    i put my trust in you
    i know you will answer me
    in your righteousness
    listen to my prayers
    Answer me in your faithfulness
    Answer me oh lord
    listen to my cry
    Help my life
    Jesus hear my cry
    And bless me lord
    Ama m na inoya (I know you are exist)
    Ama m na inoya (,,)
    chukwu meeeh (My God)
    ,,,,(chrs),
    (verse2)
    before i pray
    you have already know my needs
    you said you will be my helper
    you said you will be my guardian
    you will never let me down
    you will never let me suffer
    you will never let me beg
    you will never let me lack
    o gaghi adigide eeeh
    o gaghi adigide
    Godstime Promiseon January 05, 2016   Link

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