12 Songs for Easter

“If you’re doing the Easter church service thing at home this year, don’t forget to include these Easter-themed songs to get your entire family singing together.”

“I Am the Resurrection” by The Stone Roses

Don’t waste your words I don’t need anything from you. I don’t care where you’ve been or what you plan to do.

“Jesus of Suburbia” by Green Day

“And there’s nothing wrong with me. This is how I’m supposed to be in a land of make-believe that don’t believe in me.”

“Alive and Kicking” by Simple Minds

What’s it gonna take to make a dream survive? Who’s got the touch to calm the storm inside?

“Jesus, etc.” by Wilco

You were right about the stars. Each one is a setting sun.

“I Have Forgiven Jesus” by Morrissey

And why did you stick me in self-deprecating bones and skin? Jesus do you hate me?

“Jesus Doesn’t Want Me for a Sunbeam” by Nirvana

“Don’t expect me to cry. Don’t expect me to lie. Don’t expect me to die for thee.”

“Savior” by St. Vincent

But I keep you on your best behavior. Honey, I can’t be your savior. Love you to the grave and farther. Honey, I am not your martyr.”

“Christ for President” by Wilco and Billy Bragg

Let’s have Christ our President. Let us have him for our king.”

“Eden” by Sara Bareilles

No way to make the pain play fair. It doesn’t disappear just because you say it isn’t there.

“Rise Up With Fists” by Jenny Lewis

Are you really that pure, Sir? Thought I saw you in Vegas. It was not pretty, but she was… not your wife.

“God Put A Smile on My Face” by Coldplay

“Now when you work out where to draw the line. Your guess is as good as mine.”

“Antichrist Television Blues” by Arcade Fire

Now I’m overcome by the light of day. My lips are near but my heart is far away. Tell me what to say. I’ll be your mouthpiece!

CPE

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