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06. Something Real

Closer
by Shawn McDonald



 

I just want something real / So tired of hiding how I feel / I canít take
another step / ĎCause Iím already out of breath / And the weight of it all is pulling me under / And
the weight of it all, itís making me wonder // How can we know so much / Yet still be so out of touch
/ And how could we miss the point / When itís all about, all about, all about love // Can You show me
something new / Can You show me what is true / I need more than just religion / ĎCause Iím religiously
unmoved / Does anybody feel this / Does anybody feel this way / Does anybody feel like they donít
belong / Does anybody see this / Does anybody see this way / Does anybody see this way is wrong / I
just want something real


Written by Shawn McDonald, Christopher Stevens, and Jason Ingram // © 2011 Birdwing Music / Shawn McDonald Music (Admin. at EMICMGPublishing.com) (ASCAP) / Regisfunk Music (BMI) / Sony/ATV Timber Publishing obo west main music / Sony/ATV Timber Publishing obo Windsor Hill Music / Sony/ATV Timber Publishing (SESAC)

Behind the Song:
"We were sitting on the back porch, talking about how church sometimes feels like itís become such a big production that people feel isolated. The song is a longing for church to be more simple, more about community, rather than about programs and who has the best worship and so on. I just want it to be real, and not a production. Itís got my favorite line on the whole album: ďI need more than just religion / Because Iím religiously unmoved.Ē Our faith is not about religion; itís about a relationship with Christ. What we need is honest, authentic church and community." - Shawn

 

 

 

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