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Faith Alone
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1990
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Heard a sermon from a creaky pulpit with no one in the nave.
I paid a visit to the synagogue and I left there feeling blame.
No one can tell me what to do;
They had not the capacity to answer me.

What the world needs now is some answers to our problems.
We can't buy more time because our tender isn't valid.
If your soul needs love, you can get consoled by pity,
But it looks as though faith alone won't sustain us no more.

Watched the scientists throw up their hands conceding, "Progress will resolve it all."
Saw the manufacturers of Earth's debris ignore another Green Peace call.
No one could tell me what to do;
No one had the ability to answer me.

What the world needs now is some accountability.
We can't buy more time 'cause time won't accept our money.
If your soul needs love, you can always have my pity,
But it looks as though faith alone won't sustain us no more.

What the world needs now is some answers to our problems.
We can't buy more time 'cause our tender isn't valid.
What the world needs now is some accountability.
If your soul needs love, you can get consoled by pity,
But faith alone won't sustain us anymore.
Faith alone won't sustain us anymore... [repeat and fade]
Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
3:31 All Ages 84443-1 United States 12" 2019
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 | 86409-1TPU United States 12" 2014
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1TYL United States 12" 2014
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2010
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
3:34 Against The Grain Russia CD 2007
3:34 Against The Grain 1309157-1 Brazil CD 1999
3:31 All Ages 483563 4 Thailand MC 1996
3:31 All Ages 1221 Poland MC 1996
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-4 Poland MC 1996
3:31 All Ages Taiwan CD 1996
3:31 All Ages n/a Malaysia MC 1995
3:31 All Ages 86443-4 United States MC 1995
3:31 All Ages United States 12" 1995
3:31 All Ages Europe 12" 1995
3:31 All Ages 86443-2 United States CD 1995
3:31 All Ages Japan CD 1995
3:31 All Ages Europe CD 1995
3:31 All Ages EP 86443 United States 12" 1995
3:34 Against The Grain ESCA-6141 Japan CD 1995
3:31 All Ages M 630196 Indonesia MC 1995
3:31 All Ages ESCA 6405 STEREO | 483563 4 Philippines MC 1995
3:31 All Ages Russia MC 1995
3:31 All Ages 86443 Europe MC 1995
3:31 All Ages Russia MC 1995
3:31 All Ages Yugoslavia MC 1995
3:31 All Ages Bulgaria MC 1995
3:31 All Ages OXX 1173-1 Brazil CD 1995
3:31 All Ages Philippines CD 1995
3:31 All Ages Bulgaria CD 1995
3:31 All Ages Russia CD 1995
3:31 All Ages 86443-2 Australia CD 1995
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1994
3:04 More Songs About Anger, Fear, Sex, & Death 86402-2 United States CD 1992
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-4 United States MC 1990
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409-2 United States CD 1990
3:34 Against The Grain South Korea CD 1990
3:34 Against The Grain 6409-2 Europe CD 1990
3:34 Against The Grain E-86409 United States 12" 1990
3:34 Against The Grain MG 2200 Poland MC 1990
Live from Aragon Ballroom 1996
The Grey Race - Video EP Europe DVD 2003
Remastered
3:34 Against The Grain n/a United States MC 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 6703-2 Europe CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 86703-2 Europe CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 86703-2 Israel CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
3:34 Against The Grain TJK 208 Thailand MC 1990
Video live 1991
Big Bang n/a Europe DVD 2004
Big Bang 24030-423 Europe VHS 1992
Not specified
Against the Grain / Recipe for Hate BYCD-019 South Korea CD 1997
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