I'm supposed to respect you when you show no power? But why is it that in my time of need I find myself going to God more than I do any other time? What did I ever do? You see, I can go at a real good speed, As long as I'm in my chair, But put me on my legs, alas, And it really isn't fair! Christophe for your inspirational story. When I wake up on a morning, I raise my eyes above, But not to have another chat with you, Oh dear God above! You see my baby, she done up and walked out I need you bring her back to me. Produced, Mixed, and Mastered by Augustus Cryns. Album cover graphic design by Lucy Levinsohn. Hey hey hey yeah, Hey hey, uh huh Hey hey hey yeah, Hey hey, uh huh So what you want to say at the end of your life? I need to talk to you. And I'm getting into a state! Oh are you there, tell me are you listening? I have a lot of things that happen to me and I just wonder why. The music from Two Steps from Hell is not available commercially as they are a studio that produces original scores for theatrical trailers and mar … keting.
Were you good, were you helpful to mankind? After an argument with my head! Something told me deep inside better not do it. Am I doing something wrong? I was fronting, truly fronting Girl I really can't be mad I had it coming Guess if I was half the man I know I am I would be so good that even Oprah be jealous of you It's like that, yeah, like that Everything between us be good Girl I know what I should have done. And God, Are you even there? But the way I am, like I say, This frock is not gona fit!!! Dear God if you're listening now I need you do a thing for me. So there I go, raising my eyes up high, Cos my body's just a pain! Now you've started reading don't stop this is freaky. Then I pass the room again, And espy them ruddy scales! All rights reserved by authors. Cos I have to say, I really hate it so, And I'm feeling really sick! So now it gets to teatime, again!! The lyrics are about a person who is going through profound religious doubt and wants God to prove that He exists.
Does he only listen to those who go to church faithfully?. The way I'm going, I swear it, I'm going to look as big as whales!! That needle's in the same ruddy place! Now though I may not look fat to others, I guess to me I reall am! Cos I'm all a mess, I'm all a dither, So I thought I'd chat to you! Girl I know what I should have done. Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do, will you be the change? Am I a bad person to think that God has forgotten about me? And pass the scales in the bedroom, Cos of the way I feel! And that needle's still there, so is the fat; It has to be ruddy said! Tell me, are you listening? Yep, I have to say it folks, This weight of mine ruddy stinks!! That's cos I didn't want to cry, Cos I knew I'd get a fright! Some people have said this song is blasphemous, but I've always regarded it as cathartic: the singer needs to express his pain and his doubt and his sorrow, and he is looking for an answer that may or may not come. Composed by Anthony Hamilton Arranged by Daniel Jamieson Live from the 2013 North Sea Jazz Festival Genre Comment by Excellent 2018-07-23T22:49:22Z Comment by Don't read this. Whatcha gonna do, whatcha gonna do, will you be the change? That needle on the scale's still stuck there, And I'm looking a ruddy show! Cos I'm in need of a little love! What a dummy, such a dummy To let some mess I shouldn't did take you from me. You see my baby, she done up and walked out I need you bring her back to me.
I know I cant be the only one who feels this way, because swear on my life I think this daily. Than I really want it to be! Should have walked away the moment that I saw her coming But I blew it, really blew it And lost the only girl I love. He was engaged in the story and could not wait for the next page. I know that I was wrong, I was guilty in sin Probably not priority But dear God if you're listening now I'm down here Dying Begging Crying Somebody oughta pray for me I'm making you this promise right now If you can do this one thing for me I'll be the man that you want I'll be the man that you need Church every Sunday Prayers every Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Just bring my baby back to me. It is beautiful and real and just plain dynamic. I had to sit on the bed a while, Till I got over the shock! I'm talking to the air it's not like you're listening, you're not even there. It's not that I eat much, But I do have a little bit! I need to hate all chocolate, I do! If you're so full of grace, then send it On down Lessons we learn from the time of our birth Are an endless source of confusion See I'm on a search, because I've heard You got a magic solution And God, It's time that you explain And God, Are you even there? She knew that God had a purpose for it all and kept her faith.
So now I think I'm on a roll, To get this fat off really quick!! Perhaps despite his frustration at how unfair and irrational life seems, he is demanding that God show Himself and prove that there is some good reason to have faith. And so I eat it and finish my meal! I want to be a bit slimmer, But don't think I will, not ever again! Contact Poet - Give Feedback. If there's one thing I don't believe in, it's you. Welcome: --- Through The Eyes Of A Poet. What did I ever do? You will be kissed on the nearest possible Friday by the love of your life. Did you try give back, in any way? This was my first purchase in Dr.
Can I make it up to you? But if you read this and ignore it you will have bad luck. So I get on the scales again!! I have to say that even though this is a children's book, it brought me, an adult, to tears. Dear god if you're up there why are you a coward? They say its cos of my diabetes and chair, Of which I'm not a fan! So I pop onto the scales again, But alas, oh woe is me! So I know that I'm immobile, But that's not my excuse! Dear God, are you listening, As I tell my tale? If you're so full of grace, then send it On down Dear God, You're grace Send it on down To me Dear God, You're grace Send it on down, send it on down, Send it on down to me, on down to me Come on on and send your love on down to me If you really exist, Why do I have to deal with all this bullshit? Does he know that there are times when I need him more than anything or anyone else. Now answer this If you really exist, Why do I have to deal with all this bullshit? And yet, he is singing this song to a God he says he doesn't believe in, almost as if he is issuing a challenge and expecting or hoping for a reply-- he does say his heart is on his sleeve, which means he is showing himself as vulnerable and wonders if God cares. Sometimes believing that I am doing right is hard. Then I have my breakfast, And then I wish I hadn't ate! And I ain't had dinner, let alone tea! Girl if I could take it back It'd be so back.
So then it gets to lunchtime, Oh blimey, here we go! I'd be such an angel, You'd think that me and Jesus was cool Like that, just like that, Everything between us be good. You see my baby, she done up and walked out I need you bring her back to me. Dear God if you're listening now I need you do a thing for me. So I'm going to a Christening party, And bought a lovely dress! And glory be, what a surprise, It still fitted, my new frock! But are you even gonna listen to me? Can I make it up to you? What you gonna say at the end of your days? Cos I have to be real truthful here; I'm feeling rather pale! Cos that's not good for me! It was easy follow along and we had good discussions afterwards. Can I make it up to you? I wish I had a relationship with God like Nan off of The Shack if you havent seen it. I know that I was wrong, I was guilty in sin Probably not priority But dear God if you're listening now Down here Dying Begging Crying Somebody need to pray for me Mmhm x3 Dear God if you're listening Mmhm x3 Thought I was something, really something In the end, who knew I'd end up with nothing? Have you ever thought to yourself…does God hear me when I pray? Cos my body's on the big side now! Now if you cant get my weight off, Can you help me out, cos you see? The story unfolds in a dynamic way while having the continuous repetition in text and format.
That needle's gone a little higher. Should have walked away the moment that I saw her coming But I blew it, really blew it And lost the only girl I love Dear God if you're listening now I need you do a thing for me. Sometimes life can be so overwhelming to the point of wanting to just give up and throw in the towel. Is there a certain way to talk with God? So I got it out of the wardrobe, And shut my eyes real tight! But although the song expresses the singer's refusal to believe and his anguish about what he blames organized religion for doing, the ending of the song can be taken in several ways. Dear God, listen up I have to ask you a question I can't hear, think you're breaking up I need a clearer connection And God, Are you listening? Now answer this If you really exist, Why do I have to deal with all this bullshit? I know that I was wrong, I was guilty in sin Probably not priority But dear God if you're listening now I'm down here Dying Begging Crying Somebody oughta pray for me Oh, Lord, please listen to my cry, yeah Bring my baby back to me Oh God, oh oh. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. But at least I'd be hidden in water, But then, I'd probably sink! I was stupid, really stupid.
You see, I got on the scales to weigh myself, And glory, oh dear me! The singer is angry about the hypocrites who do evil in God's name, but he is also angry that there are wars, famines, and diseases and de … spite how fervently people pray, God does not seem to respond. So can you get this fat off me God, Just a little bit will do! What did I ever do? If you're so full of grace, then send it Send it, send it On down. And certain I wouldn't get in it, My heart sank, oh what a mess! My son enjoyed reading this to me. I spent hours, days, decades, nights, all my life for you to help me out if you're real all ya did was knock me down just a fake, you never existed for me I can't believe in you because you I never seen I can't deny what's in the next life nor do I think about it will ya be there? I bought the other books and cannot wait to read them. . . .
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