Jun 26, 2010

In the presence of the lord

Piss Christ by Andres Serrano

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This week, we take a listen to popular music's sometimes uneasy relationship with all things spiritual. From pleas for mercy after a long night on the medications (Lord can you here me? and Jesus) to treatises of atheist defiance (Dear God and God song).
  1. God only knows, The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds, 1966, Capitol
  2. Angel of Promise, Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra, Chariots of the Gods, 1970, Polydor
  3. Jesus Meu Rei, Marcos Valle, Garra, 1971, EMI
  4. In The Spirit, Faust, So Far, 1972, Polydor
  5. In The Presence Of The Lord, Blind Faith, Blind Faith, 1970, Polydor
  6. Lord, Can You Hear Me?, Spacemen 3, Playing With Fire, 1989, Fire
  7. God Song, Matching Mole, Matching Mole's Little Red Record, 1972, CBS
  8. Darklands, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Darklands, 1987, Blanco Y Negro
  9. Return Of The Grievous Angel, Gram Parsons, Grievous Angel, 1973, Reprise
  10. Archangels Thunderbird, Amon Düül II, Yeti, 1970, United Artists
  11. Dear God, XTC, Skylarking, 1987, Virgin
  12. Jesus, The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground, 1969, Verve
  13. The Christian Life, The Byrds, Sweetheart Of The Rodeo, 1968, Columbia
  14. God's Own Singer, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Burrito Deluxe, A&M
  15. Jesus Christ, Big Star, Third (Sister/Lovers), 1974, Ardent
  16. Just like heaven, Dinosaur Jr, You're Living All Over Me, 1987, SST

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