Music for Former Fundies – Unvetted

Thoughtful, defiant, healing, mischievous, funny, rude, analytic, wounded, yearning, visionary . . . It’s all here.  Up to 152 songs!  January 12, 2010. 

  1.  Highway to Hell – ACDC
  2. Black Sails in the Sunset – AFI
  3. God Called in Sick Today – AFI
  4. Sacrilege – AFI
  5. Judith – A Perfect Circle
  6. God – Tori Amos
  7. Neon Bible (album) – Arcade Fire
  8. Jesus’ Brother Bob – Arrogant Worms
  9. Jesus Loves Me, But He Can’t Stand You – Austin Lounge Lizards
  10. A New Belief -LeAnne B-Dan Q
  11. American Jesus – Bad Religion
  12. Atheist Peace – Bad Religion
  13. Faith Alone – Bad Religion
  14. Curse Your Branches (album) – David Bazan
  15. When We Fell – David Bazan
  16. Hell is for Children -Pat Benatar
  17. Heaven and Hell – Black Sabbath
  18. One Tribe – Blackeyed Peas
  19. Don’t Fear the Reaper- Blue Oyster Cult
  20. Goddamned – Jay Brannan
  21. Anything Can Happen – Jackson Browne
  22. My Head Hurts, My Feet Stink, and I Don’t Love Jesus – Jimmy Buffett
  23. Hand of the Almighty – John R. Butler
  24. Comfort Eagle – Cake
  25. Heaven is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle
  26. Heaven’s Here on Earth – Tracy Chapman
  27. Killing for Jesus – Circle Jerks
  28. Break Away -Kelly Clarkson
  29.  Everbody Knows – Leonard Cohen
  30. Cathedral – Cosby, Stills & Nash
  31. One Tin Soldier – Coven
  32. God Shuffled His Feet – Crash Test Dummies
  33. At Conception –(and others)- Cursive
  34. My Dream (very humanistic)-  DHT
  35. Mother – Danzig
  36. Religious Vomit – Dead Kennedys
  37. Let the Mystery Be – Iris DeMent
  38. Blasphemous Rumours – Depeche Mode
  39. Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
  40. Liberate Your Mind – Disturbed
  41. Not Ready to Be Nice – Dixie Chicks
  42. Take The Time – Dream Theater
  43. The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion – Dredg
  44. *Sermon – Drowning Pool
  45. With God on Our Side – Bob Dylan
  46. The Last Resort – Eagles
  47. I Believe in Father Christmas – Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  48. Cry for the Moon –and others – Epica
  49. Christ – Fear Factory
  50. Dose – Filter
  51. Welcome to Paradise – Front 242
  52. Digging in the Dirt  (theme:  healing) – Peter Gabriel
  53. Jesus He Knows Me – Genesis
  54. It Ain’t Necessarily So – George Gershwin
  55. Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day
  56. Almost anything by Greydon Square (if not everything)
  57. Bad Religion – Godsmack
  58. Undun – The Guess Who
  59. Civil War – Guns ‘n Roses
  60. Santa God – Dan Hart
  61. The Preacher and the Slave (Pie in the Sky) – Joe Hill
  62. Jacob’s Ladder – Bruce Hornsby & the Range
  63. Drive – Incubus
  64. My Favorite Things – Incubus
  65. Hellalujah – Insane Clown Posse
  66. Earth Song – Michael Jackson
  67. Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin
  68. Heaven on Their Minds – Jesus Christ Superstar  Soundtrack
  69. Only the Good Die Young – Billy Joel
  70. The Truth – KRS-One
  71. Astrotheology Rap – KRS-One
  72. Hellfudge – Lard
  73. Lotta Love – Nicolette Larson
  74. *Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  75. Vatican Rag – Tom Lehrer
  76. *God – John Lennon
  77. *Imagine –  John Lennon
  78. Rabbit Fur Coat (album) – Jenny Lewis
  79. Raise the Alarm – The Living End
  80. Halo – Machine Head
  81. Is This the Real Thing – DJ Madsen
  82. Fight Song – Marilyn Manson
  83. *In the Name of God – Ziggy Marley
  84. Love is My Religion – Ziggy Marley
  85. Atheists Don’t Got No Songs – Steve Martin
  86. People’s Court II – Marutabaruka
  87. The God That Failed – Metallica
  88. Holier Than Thou – Metallica
  89. Leper Messiah – Metallica
  90. Unforgiven – Metallica
  91. If you Open your Mind too Far, Your Brain will Fall Out – Tim Minchin
  92. Don’t Need Religion – Motorhead 
  93. Leaving Jesusland – NOFX
  94. Fired Up! -Holly Near
  95. I Ain’t Afraid -Holly Near
  96. The Meek Are Getting Ready -Holly Near
  97. Standard White Jesus – Holly Near
  98. Have You Ever Been Mellow – Olivia Newton John
  99. Twist of Fate -Olivia Newton John
  100. The Hand that Feeds – Nine Inch Nails
  101. *Heresy – Nine Inch Nails
  102. Terrible Lie – Nine Inch Nails
  103. Alone Again Naturally – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  104. Gronlandic Edit – Of Montreal
  105. Genocide – Offspring
  106. *One of Us – Joan Osborne
  107. Miracle Man – Ozzy
  108.  Clean Up Your Own Backyard – Elvis Presley
  109. Killing in the Name Of – Rage Against the Machine
  110. The Church of Jessica – Ready, Aim, Fire
  111. Shallow Be Thy Game – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  112. Living Well is the Best Revenge – REM
  113. Losing My Religion – REM
  114. Born Secular – Rilo Kiley
  115. Sympathy for the Devil – Rolling Stones
  116. God Said – Todd Rundgren
  117. *Faithless – Rush
  118. *Freewill – Rush
  119. *Malignant Narcissism – Rush
  120. Roll the Bones – Rush
  121. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -Buffy Sainte-Marie
  122. Letting Go of God – Jill Sobule
  123. Skin Deep – The Stranglers
  124. All the Children (humanistic) – Barbra Streisand
  125. All This Time – Sting
  126. Deus – the Sugarcubes
  127. Science is Real (kid song)- They Might be Giants
  128. Dear God -Tricky 
  129. *Opiate – Tool
  130. Hymn 43 – Jethro Tull
  131. My God – Jethro Tull
  132. Wind Up – Jethro Tull
  133. Heaven and Hell (album) – Vangelis
  134. Dead – Voltaire
  135. God Thinks – Voltaire
  136. I Have No Indian Name – Walela
  137. Life of Illusion – Joe Walsh
  138. To Live and Die in L.A. – Wang Chung
  139. Song of Bernadette – Jennifer Warnes
  140. Amused to Death (album, esp. What God Wants) – Roger Waters
  141. I Will have My Portion -Susan Werner
  142. Why Is Your Heaven So Small -Susan Werner
  143. The Right Side Won – What Fun!
  144. The Xians and the Pagans- Dar Williams
  145. The American Dream – Hank Williams Jr.
  146. Lost My Religion -Susan Werner
  147. Probably Not -Susan Werner
  148. The Right Side Won – What Fun
  149. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  150. The Purple People Eater – Sheb Wooley
  151. *Dear God – XTC (Sarah McLaughlin) 
  152.  Amish Paradise – “Weird” Al Yankovik
  153. The Revealing Science of God – Yes
  154. Jesus Thinks You’re a Jerk – Frank Zappa

 

Thanks to Mriana and John Lowe at www.exChristian.net for seeding this collection with their own lists!  Lyrics for many of these songs and more can be found at: http://atheistempire.com/entertainment/music_lyrics.php

 

About Valerie Tarico

Seattle psychologist and writer. Author - Trusting Doubt and Deas and Other Imaginings. Founder - www.WisdomCommons.org.
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4 Responses to Music for Former Fundies – Unvetted

  1. Ubi says:

    And Tim Minchin’s – If you Open your Mind too Far, Your Brain will Fall OutAND Dan Hart’s – Santa God

    Like

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