Take Me to Church

After Take Me to Church by Hozier


My Beloved’s got humor

He’s the giggle at a funeral

Knows everybody’s disapproval

I should’ve worshipped Him sooner.

When we’re really meek and truly seek

Then the Heavens offer us a peek

And even though He didn’t speak

He is the last true mouthpiece.


The world is so sick

We hear all sorts of shit.

The church offers no absolutes

Friends tell me worship in the bedroom.

But the only Heaven I’ll ascend to

Is when I’m alone with You.

We’re all sick, but let love in

By Your command we will be well.

Amen, Amen, Amen.



Take me to church

I’ll worship like a dog in spite of the lies

I’ll suffer my sins and You can sharpen Your knife

Offer me that death of deaths

Good God, let me give You my life.


Repeat Chorus


No more pagan of the good times

No more living in the false light

The gods and goddesses of worldly lives

Demand an unholy sacrifice.

They make you drain the whole sea

Just to get them something shiny

Then something meaty for the main course

How ‘bout that fine looking high horse

What else is hiding in the stable?

They’ll take the lot of starving faithful

Show ’em tasty, show ’em plenty

This is their hunger work.


Chorus x 2


No masters or kings when all rituals end

There’s no sweeter innocence then when You begin.

Oh, the madness and toil of serving You in this dream

But only then I am human, only then I am clean.

Amen, Amen, Amen.


Chorus x 2