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Michael Stipe – New Test Leper lyrics
[verse 1]
I can't say that I love Jesus
That would be a hollow claim
He did make some observations
And I'm quoting them today
"Judge not lest ye be judged"
What a beautiful refrain
The studio audience disagrees
Have his lambs all gone astray?

[chorus]
(You) Call me a leper - Hey
(You) Call me a leper - Hey
Call me a leper - Hey

[verse 2]
"You are lost and disillusioned!"
What an awful thing to say
I know this show doesn't flatter
It means nothing to me
I thought I might help them understand
But what an ugly thing to see
"I am not an animal"
Subtitled under the screen

[chorus]

[bridge]
Oh, Holy night
Oh, Holy night
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Ohhhh Holy night
Holy night

[verse 3]
When I tried to tell my story
They cut me off to take a break
I sat silent 5 commercials
I had nothing left to say
The talk show host was index-carded
All organized and blank
The other guests were scared and hardened
What a sad parade

What a sad parade

[chorus]
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