When everything you own is lost
And every friendship has its cost;
Your rolling stone has gathered moss

And all your clouds cover the sun
And all your karma has undone
Remember you're my number one.

Hey! You're my guiding star;
I do know who you are,
You're my guiding star.

Don't you think you've heard this song before?
Jesus Christ was knocking at my door
Kinda like the way he wears his hair.
Kinda like the way he walks on air.
Could his golden halo
Be the sun we all know?

Lyrics submitted by Luca303

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    General CommentThis song's not about Jesus. It's about the band Big Star, and bandleader Alex Chilton.

    The Jesus reference is an allusion to the song "Jesus Christ" on Big Star's Third record, a song that TF also covered.

    Considering how everyone and their dog thinks Bandwagonesque is a direct ripoff/perfect homage to the power-pop sounds of Big Star, it's hardly surprising that Gerry Love would pen this ode to his guiding star.
    elemparton May 04, 2013   Link

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