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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?

(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


Oh, Holy night
Oh, Holy night
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


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