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009 Sound System – With A Spirit lyrics

You can be
Whatever you want
When you're high
Walk slowly
With a spirit by your side
(Oh baby)
Don't fear if you lose your mind
Say how you doin' boy I'm feelin' fine
... When somethin' carries me away... Hey hey hey hey...

Don't think
Just take a ride
I do believe
That Jesus lied
To keep us all so satisfied
With a sale
You should know baby

Don't feel
The thorny nights
Never ask
For holy rites
Don't ya think
That God has died
This time

And don't stop
Takin' these drugs cuz' they
Got you flyin' forgettin' yesterday
Maybe it's crazy but keep gettin' stoned while you can
Baby in the lord's hands

Don't say
You know what's right

Don't take
Those alibis
Don't hate
The other side
When they're right
Sure they are baby

Don't wave
Your flag up high
Don't praise
Your concubines
Did you just
Fall for lies
This time

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  • u
    I find it is difficult to discern the writers intent as it has both a clear pro-faith message in the second verse but an ambiguous message in the first. I have a son that had a drug problem who might use the first message to justify his actions. I really enjoy the music and beat. Its a shame the words don't fully capture the beauty in the music. I appreciate all of the views posted and the dialog is very healthy and positive. Thanks!
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  • u
    It is a great song and so good it makes me cry. It truely is lendary. It depicts a life with the use of drugs, not because they are good but more to show a relaxed outlook on life and this is key in living a good life. Not to question gods or anyone elses way so long as your happy an "flyin". It is not about actually taking drugs but rather living life well. I will always live this till I die and anyone who hates this song doesn't have a heart or spirit. Life is great, live it well my friends.
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  • s
    Wow! What to believe? I personally can't seem to grasp the religious message in this song, maybe because I have not listened to the song itself, only read the words! I will say however that satan do find justice or rather explanations with plausible reasoning in all sin he promotes every day, constantly reasoning with our minds to justify anything or way he can find to corrupt our thinking, souls and the word of god. Maybe we should rather look at the believes of the band and not be fooled with the lyrics or catchy beat of the song - I am sure if the band believes in christ they will have no problem to declare or admit it? That way you will know if it is good or just another disguise similar to wolf in sheep's clothing. Right?
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  • u
    @warlord13 I felt the same way the first few times I read it, as well. However, I took into consideration that the theme of this song seems to be about people uniting and not letting personal issues torment them into a state of negativity. This song seems to be telling everyone who has a belief system to let go of their ego. Well, maybe the writer is trying to tell people who think jesus was created to keep us all in a state of content to let go of that paradigm? Jmho.
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  • 2
    At first glance, I thought this was an anti-spirit song because it said "God has died". I don't think that's what he meant. Maybe it was, but to me it was not. I think it means that the God of holy rites has died, replaced by one who values the raised and the full of spirit. I think it is about letting go with the connections and ties to the world, letting go of the mind, and becoming the spirit Christ told of. I love this song. Long live the spirit and long live with a spirit.
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