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Old dog hobble down a one way road,
if it wasn’t for the bottle he’d be skin & bones

Hands up to heaven with a heavy load,
dancing to Jesus and the Rolling Stones

So Hey Man Could you pray? Hey man, could you pray?
Ask for forgiveness that old time religion,
but there’s no prayer for me.

Blind St Peter bout to come undone,
moving like he’s shaking off of Jesus’ son
Eyes on the temple, head in his hands,
dancing for the devil and the promise land.

If someone is listening,
demanding what yer hindering
Find a way to set me free.

Ask if yer bleeding, you’ll only stop believing,
beg and cry for sweet release
Pray for yer mother, stay for yer father,
don’t give up on yer family
I’d walk on water, brave fire for a lover,
give my life on bended knee
But don’t ask or forgiveness,
that old time religion,
coz there’s no prayer for me.

credits

from Home / No Prayer (Singles), released June 19, 2018
"No Prayer"
Words and music by Mercy Bell and Trace Faulkner
Produced and arranged by Trace Faulkner
Vox by Mercy Bell
Guitar #1 by Nathan Caldwell
Guitar #2 by Trace Faulkner
Bass by Trace Faulkner
Drums/Percussion by Abby Hairston
Piano/Keys by Collins Gordon

Recorded at The Bomb Shelter (Nashville, TN)
Engineered by Drew Carroll
Engineer assisted by Jack Tellmann
Mixed by Craig Alvin
Mastered by Jason Mott

Album artwork by Seraphina Bell
Album photo by Gutter Spice
Hair styling by Gutter Spice

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Electric folk for the 21st century.

Nashville by way of Brooklyn and Massachusetts and California and Arkansas.

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