Ten Songs on God

Is there a God? Well, we’ve gathered ten songs that vary from true believers to the devoutly atheist to give a broad spectrum of artists on artist's opinions on the big guy and/or girl in the sky. Do you want to believe?

- Oct 4, 2012

Why are we on this Earth? Is there a higher power? Is there a God? What will I eat for lunch today? These are crucial questions that have long plagued mankind—a looming presence of meaning, tackled by great philosophers, theorists and probably even by you. But, more important than any of these people are musicians/entertainers. “Fuck Socrates, what do they think about God,” you’ve probably asked on several occasions. Well, we’ve gathered ten songs that vary from true believers to the devoutly atheist to give a broad spectrum of artists on God. Do you want to believe?


Bill Callahan – “Faith/Void”

Bill Callahan - Faith/Void from Funk Drops on Vimeo.

 

Neutral Milk Hotel – “Two-headed Boy Pt. 2”

Neutral Milk Hotel - Two-Headed Boy, Pt. 2

 

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “There is No God”

Neutral Milk Hotel - Two-Headed Boy, Pt. 2

 

The Hold Steady – “Lord, I’m Discouraged”

Lord, I'm Discouraged - the Hold Steady

 

Sufjan Stevens – “To Be Alone With You”

Lord, I'm Discouraged - the Hold Steady

 

Swans – “Heaven”

 

Joy Division – “Dead Souls”

Joy Division - Dead Souls

 

Bob Dylan – “Gotta Serve Someone”

Joy Division - Dead Souls

 

Daniel Johnston – “Don't Play Cards with Satan”

Daniel Johnston "Don't Play Cards With Satan"

 

GZA – “Basic Instruction Before Leaving Earth”

GZA feat. Killah Priest - B.I.B.L.E. (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth) + Lyrics

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