The video… is about sexual abuse scandals that have involved the followers and preachers of the catholic faith and its leaders’ frequent insidious dealings with them.
It is also about the pressure that family members of victims, that become aware of the misconduct, sometimes have to endure due to the way in which the powerful sexual perpetrators use the faith of their victims and victims’ families to justify their actions or, in the case of protest or the possibility of a revelation, threaten them with religious penalties.
It also glances at the effect on priests of rules introduced by the church forbidding them to partake in sexual intercourse. This is a dumb rule I think, I’m not catholic but a penis does fit in a vagina. I wish that the rules could be changed.
The chorus is powerful, too:
You’re sure as hell not Jesus but you’re saving me
Thank you very much for putting faith in me
Reminding me that life was once so great to me
I’m glad I made a friend that doesn’t pray for me.
The EP “Sure As Hell Not Jesus” will be released on May 29th. You can pre-order it on iTunes now.
(Thanks to Atalaya for the link!)
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