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* Another Christian music example: Steve Camp would release a handful of songs such as "The Other Side of the World"[[note]]from his 1986 album "One on One"[[/note]]; the title track of 1988's "Justice" and "The Agony of Deceit"[[from 1991's "Consider the Cost"[[/note]] that include indirect jabs at various televangelists involved in scandal and (particularly in "The Agony of Deceit") the questionable doctrines being promoted.

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* Another Christian music example: Steve Camp would release a handful of songs such as "The Other Side of the World"[[note]]from his 1986 album "One on One"[[/note]]; the title track of 1988's "Justice" and "The Agony of Deceit"[[from Deceit"[[note]]from 1991's "Consider the Cost"[[/note]] that include indirect jabs at various televangelists involved in scandal and (particularly in "The Agony of Deceit") the questionable doctrines being promoted.

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* Another Christian music example: Steve Camp would release a handful of songs such as "The Other Side of the World"[[note]]from his 1986 album "One on One"[[/note]]; the title track of 1988's "Justice" and "The Agony of Deceit"[[from 1991's "Consider the Cost"[[/note]] that include indirect jabs at various televangelists involved in scandal and (particularly in "The Agony of Deceit") the questionable doctrines being promoted.


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* Music/TheHooters have "Satellite" which lampoons eighties televangelism, especially in the video complete with StylisticSuck.

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* Music/TheHooters have "Satellite" which lampoons eighties televangelism, televangelism in TheEighties, especially in the video complete with StylisticSuck.


* "Hellalujah" by Music/InsaneClownPosse is an extremely scathing critique against religious leaders who use the faith of others to turn a profit, particularly televangelists and those who claim to perform HealingHands among other miracles, accusing them of being charlatans who exploit the religious belief and desperation of the sick and the needy for their own selfish gains. The song outright says that [[AGodAmI they believe themselves to be God]] and that they will end up in Hell for their callous and greedy behavior.

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* "Hellalujah" by Music/InsaneClownPosse is an extremely scathing critique against religious leaders who use the faith of others to turn a profit, particularly televangelists and [[FakeFaithHealer those who claim claim]] to perform HealingHands among other miracles, accusing them of being charlatans who exploit the religious belief and desperation of the sick and the needy for their own selfish gains. The song outright says that [[AGodAmI they believe themselves to be God]] and that they will end up in Hell for their callous and greedy behavior.


* Music/TheBeatles' "Sexy Sadie" from ''Music/TheWhiteAlbum'', TakeThat from John to the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

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* Music/TheBeatles' "Sexy Sadie" from ''Music/TheWhiteAlbum'', a TakeThat from John to the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.Yogi. George Harrison put his foot down over the original, very direct lyrics: "Maharishi, look what you've done, you made a fool of everyone..." and insisted on the title change. According to Mark Lewisohn's The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions, an early outtake exists where Lennon turns the air blue with the original ''working'' lyrics: "Maharishi, you little twat/Who the fuck do you think you are?/Who the fuck do you think you are?/Oh, you [[CountryMatters cunt]]."

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* Music/{{Slayer}}'s song "Read Between The Lies," which is about scamming televangelists.

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** "Mother Of Mercy" is another Type 3, aimed at religious leaders who preach the Good News but don't live out their faith.


* Msuic/{{Sabaton}}'s "Burn Your Crosses" is actually a Subversion according to Joakim Brodén (who claims to support no ideology in his songs). It's actually a song about a man about to die burned at the stake in the Spanish Inquisition, and the song is his DyingSpeech FacingTheBulletsOneLiner. The band has songs which portray religion a lot more positively, namely "The Carolean's March" has a Swedish version of the "Lord's Prayer" being used as a BattleCry.
** "In the Name of God" is a TheVillainSucksSong aimed at Islamic terror groups like Al Qaeda. Specifically it was aimed at Osama Bin Laden, who was still at large when the song was written. The lyrics point out the hypocrisy of the terror groups claiming their missions to be holy and just all while massacring innocent people.

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"Burn Your Crosses" is actually a Subversion according to Joakim Brodén (who claims to support no ideology in his songs). It's actually a song about a man about to die burned at the stake in the Spanish Inquisition, and the song is his DyingSpeech FacingTheBulletsOneLiner. The band has songs which portray religion a lot more positively, namely "The Carolean's March" has a Swedish version of the "Lord's Prayer" being used as a BattleCry.
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** "In the Name of God" is a TheVillainSucksSong aimed at Islamic terror groups like Al Qaeda. Specifically it was aimed at Osama Bin Laden, who was still at large when the song was written. The lyrics point out the hypocrisy of the terror groups claiming their missions to be holy and just all while cowardly massacring innocent people. people.
** The band has songs which portray religion a lot more positively, such as "The Carolean's Prayer", which discusses the way Swedish Lutheranism unified the country and its army. The bridge has a Swedish translation of the "Lord's Prayer" being used as a BattleCry.



* Samael's "The Cross" is a mix of Type 2 and Type 3, specifically against Christianity: "harvest of love and light, dictated by war and hate, supported by those who hide. It lives in your mind, whatever you may say, whoever you may pray; Christianity worldwide.

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* Samael's Music/{{Samael}}'s "The Cross" is a mix of Type 2 and Type 3, specifically against Christianity: "harvest of love and light, dictated by war and hate, supported by those who hide. It lives in your mind, whatever you may say, whoever you may pray; Christianity worldwide.



* Music/JacquesBrel 's music fits in this trope too. He wrotes several songs poking fun at CorruptChurch and makes blasphemous boasts that God doesn't exist.

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* Music/JacquesBrel 's music fits in this trope too. He wrotes wrote several songs poking fun at CorruptChurch and makes blasphemous boasts that God doesn't exist.


** "Terrible Lie" is a less abstract, more personal variant, although without reading the lyrics booklet it can be hard to tell that each verse actually begins with a distorted voice yelling "Hey God!" (mostly because it's superimposed with the loud guitar stabs).

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** "Terrible Lie" is a less abstract, more personal variant, although without reading the lyrics booklet it can be hard to tell that each verse actually begins with a distorted voice yelling "Hey "Hey, God!" (mostly because it's superimposed with the loud guitar stabs).

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* Jonna Lee of Music/{{iamamiwhoami}} has "Samaritan":
--> ''I don't believe in a god, let's leave religion out of all this''
--> ''I don't remember promising my life and soul to bring you all bliss''
--> ''If I am what you say, I expect to be hanging from a wooden cross''
--> ''When all this is done, it's done''


The opposite, of course, is ChristianRock, although it certainly isn't impossible for a Christian band to pull out the third kind, or the second if it's aimed at another religion than their own. Not to be confused with NotChristianRock, which is for songs that are only ambiguously about religion.

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The opposite, of course, is ChristianRock, although it certainly isn't impossible for a Christian band to pull out the third kind, or one of the second other two if it's aimed at another religion than their own. Not to be confused with NotChristianRock, which is for songs that are only ambiguously about religion.

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* Music/{{Priestess}} have a very obscure song titled "Castle Dracula". It has nothing to do with Dracula, at least not in the literal sense - the song ''does'' seem to be a religion rant song of some type, but it seems to drift through ''all three'' of them, ending up at Type 3 in the end, making this folder the most appropriate one to mention it in. It starts out as Type 2, seems to become Type 1, then ends up in Type 3. That is, if it actually has anything to do with religion at all, being that they were on a kick of writing songs about anime and movies at the time...

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* "Godhead" by Nitzer Ebb.
--> ''I guess we can think that god has gone bad''

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* Music/{{Shakira}} is pretty relentless about God's cruelty in "How Do You Do?". However, it is framed as more of an honest conversation, and ultimately she forgives Him.

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