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You say I can't dance or do as I please
"Just do as your told boy, get down on your knees,
And let the spirit move you and cleanse your disease,
You'll pay a price if you set your body free."

You say it was the voice of God that you heard
He was talking in tongues so your misunderstood
So would you make it right, now, even if you could
But you could do no wrong and I could do no good

I know they're gonna call me "Backslider"
I know they're gonna call me "Backslider"
I bet they're gonna say "He don't believe in Jesus Christ!"

You say I should change my thoughts and my ways
"Just cut all your hair and then give up your name."
You wanted control and you tried to call it faith
I gave you my youth and you threw it away

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from Names We Used To Go By, released August 5, 2015
Music and Lyrics by Tofer Moran
Female Vocals by Vye Moran

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In The Circuit Of The Sun New York, New York

In The Circuit Of The Sun is the ongoing project of Tofer Moran. It started in a bedroom in 2009 after dissolving his former band Proud Valletta and moving to San Francisco, and has since become an evolving collection of songs recorded in his home over the years. ... more

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