God Song (from Against The Grain) | Discography | The Bad Religion Page - Since 1995
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God Song
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1990
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And did those feet in ancient times
Trod on America's pastures of green?
And did that anthropocentric God wane
With their thoughts and beliefs all unseen?

I don't think so,
He's up there with the others lying low,
Vying with those who you've traded
Your life to bless your soul.

And have they told you how to think,
Cleansed your mind of sepsis and autonomy?
Or have you escaped from scrutiny,
And regaled yourself with depravity?

Now we all see, religion is just
Synthetic frippery, unnecessary
In our expanding global cultural efficiency.

Now we all fear this impasse
We have built to our future?
Ever so near,
And oh so austere.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Acoustic
2:40 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 United States CD 2008
2:40 New Maps of Hell 86914-2 Europe CD 2008
New Maps of Hell n/a United States CD 2008
2:17 New Maps of Hell EICP-800 Japan CD 2007
2:17 New Maps of Hell EICP-800 Japan CD 2007
Album version
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 | 86409-1TPU United States 12" 2014
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1TYL United States 12" 2014
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2010
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 2009
1:37 Against The Grain Russia CD 2007
1:37 Against The Grain 1309157-1 Brazil CD 1999
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-4 Poland MC 1996
1:37 Against The Grain ESCA-6141 Japan CD 1995
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1994
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-4 United States MC 1990
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-1 United States 12" 1990
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409-2 United States CD 1990
1:37 Against The Grain South Korea CD 1990
1:37 Against The Grain 6409-2 Europe CD 1990
1:37 Against The Grain E-86409 United States 12" 1990
1:37 Against The Grain MG 2200 Poland MC 1990
Live
1:48 Tested EPIT-69952 Europe CD 2008
1:48 Tested DRA 486986 1 Germany 2x12" 1997
1:48 Tested DRA 486986 2 Germany CD 1997
1:48 Tested Esca 6658 Japan CD 1997
1:48 Tested 486986-4 Turkey MC 1997
1:48 Tested DRA 486986 4 | 485019 4 Poland MC 1997
1:48 Tested DRA 486986 4 Netherlands MC 1997
1:48 Tested Germany MC 1997
1:48 Tested Russia MC 1997
1:48 Tested DRASAMPCD39522 Germany CD 1997
1:48 Tested 486986-2 Australia CD 1997
1:48 Tested 758.329 / 2-486986 Brazil CD 1997
Remastered
1:37 Against The Grain n/a United States MC 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 6703-2 Europe CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 86703-2 Europe CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 86703-2 Israel CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain 86703-2 United States CD 2004
1:37 Against The Grain TJK 208 Thailand MC 1990
Not specified
Against the Grain / Recipe for Hate BYCD-019 South Korea CD 1997
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