Sunday, February 20, 2011

Yes, this is actually rather religious ...

I have heard this song played many times in bars, nightclubs, and at weddings here in Israel. I never really made an effort to listen to the words even though I knew they had a religious meaning.

But I was surprised when I finally made an effort to understand the song. It's very religious. Here are the lyrics of the chorus (translated into English):
We are believers; children of believers 
And we don't have anyone to depend on
Except, except for our father
Our father in heaven
The music itself doesn't exactly cry out with religious fervor:

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