• Artist: Melissa Ludwig Band
  • Title: God Forbid
  • Genre: Rock - Roots Rock
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Laid Back/Groovy
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/5/2012
  • Lyric themes: Fear, Classism, Lack of Faith/Non-Belief, Struggle Hardship, Tired Fatigue, Conformity
  • Lyrics: God forbid there ever come a day When you can't get work and you can’t get paid Gotta feed the babies at the table Gotta feed the babies at the table Back hurts on the long walk home Beer is cold and the women look good Gotta keep the devil off your shoulder Gotta keep the devil off your shoulder You open your mouth to sing and nothing comes out you get on your knees to pray but peace won't still your heart You wake in the dead of night with fear clawing your soul Joy comes when she damn well pleases, never when you need her You wanna do what you want to do And not what you oughta This toil you know it's never ending This toil you know it's never ending Ain't got a nickel and you got no land But your neighbor ain't got no hands Cause there's always someone on the bottom Yes there's always someone on the bottom You open your mouth to sing and nothing comes out you get on your knees to pray but peace won't still your heart You wake in the dead of night with fear clawing your soul Joy comes when she damn well pleases, never when you need her You can’t run from yourself, there's nowhere to hide You can't sell your soul, if there's no one to buy it Be still and love, it don’t cost a thing Today, right now, it's everything, everything Knees ache and your hair turns gray This earth gonna take you someday Wanna take everything with you Wanna take everything with you
  • Keywords: rock, Bass, Guitar

About Melissa Ludwig Band

Melissa Ludwig Band

San Antonio, TX United States

When Melissa Ludwig found her musical soul mate in Mitch Connell, the couple wasted no time giving flight to a host of songs bottled up inside a nine-to-five existence.

Originally called Raleigh Maroon, the duo started playing acoustic gigs in San Antonio coffee shops in 2008, polishing songs Ludwig had penned over the years and writing new ones together. They caught the ear of drummer AJ Navarro and the band quickly went electric. Bassist Douglas Turley ...

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