Hozier - Take Me To Church Lyrics




My lover's got humour
She's the giggle at a funeral
Knows everybody's disapproval
I should've worshipped her sooner

If the heavens ever did speak
She's the last true mouthpiece
Every Sunday's getting more bleak
A fresh poison each week

"We were born sick," you heard them say it

My church offers no absolutes
She tells me, "Worship in the bedroom"
The only heaven I'll be sent to
Is when I'm alone with you

I was born sick
But I love it
Command me to be well
Aaay. Amen. Amen. Amen

Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life
Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life

If I'm a pagan of the good times
My lover's the sunlight
To keep the Goddess on my side
She demands a sacrifice

Drain the whole sea
Get something shiny
Something meaty for the main course
That's a fine-looking high horse
What you got in the stable?
We've a lot of starving faithful

That looks tasty
That looks plenty
This is hungry work

Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife
Offer me my deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life
Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife
Offer me my deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life

No Masters or Kings
When the Ritual begins
There is no sweeter innocence than our gentle sin

In the madness and soil of that sad earthly scene
Only then I am human
Only then I am clean
Ooh oh. Amen. Amen. Amen

Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life
Take me to church
I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies
I'll tell you my sins and you can sharpen your knife
Offer me that deathless death
Good God, let me give you my life





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Hozier Take Me To Church Comments
  1. Isaac Mendoza

    Gay man or Amen

  2. Jane Fire

    Ребят...это про русских гомофобов

  3. Анхахель Дьер

    это правда страшно. то, что сейчас происходит, например в России. лгбт+ людей убивают, избивают, виновных не наказывают. их угнетают, желают смерти, гнобят, призывают истреблять. это очень страшно, что хочется сбежать из страны.

  4. London1976

    Oooh, I do feel queer...

  5. Germ

    jaksja porque tenia subtitulos en japones

  6. Ramar io

    Polska🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱🇵🇱

  7. tomogachi

    THE AMOUNT OF STRAIGHT DUDES THAT FONT KNOW THIS SONG IS GAY IS FUNNY

  8. Charlotte Yau

    I remembering listening to this, but not really paying attention to the lyrics
    I would occasionally get the chorus stuck in my head
    I finally decided to revisit this song
    Now that I've seen the music video it makes sense why it's always in my head lol

  9. Oleg Altukhov

    https://youtu.be/lHpHxLZReiI

  10. Sorry,I oofed

    I showed this to my Russian friend

  11. Subscribe Or ur a bitch

    346m of these viewers are just steaming people thinking there bisexual 🙋‍♂️😂🤦‍♂️

  12. Locally Hated _

    I don’t understand why it’s about a gay couple because the beginning lyrics are “my lovers got humor, shes the giggle in a funeral “, it specifies that his lover is a girl, not a guy

  13. Leo Nolan

    How did you guys not know it was about gayness?

  14. Vsco Things

    this hurt...Ill see you katelynn...big sissy,if your listening to this and u see this...its makayla....come Home please...i love you...

  15. Mousey Heart

    i couldn't watch the whole thing it made me angry and and sad.




    ps. love the LGBTQ+ community.

  16. My.name.is.gwen

    Gaaaay mEn, gaaaAaaaay men, gaaaay men!

  17. Ifa Bato

    *James Charles has left the chat*

  18. Animeniac Simey

    This makes the song hit different goddamn

    The girl who fell to Earth

    This is the hardest hitting video I’ve ever watched, I’m 11, regret watching it

  19. Andrej Chalas

    I used to like that song

  20. Alika Adrira

    Can anyone explain the video?

  21. Sac Ctm

    R EVOL UTION

  22. Дарья Хортица

    Ого, ого, ого, я только сейчас заметила, что в телевизоре митинг с билбордом на русском!!!

  23. Lily James

    Damn it looks so gay .d

    tomogachi

    No shit

  24. The Product

    I don't understand how same sex attraction works. I don't understand how women are attracted to men. I do understand what love is however. How sad and disturbing is it to know that consenting adults are persecuted for who they love!? I'm a straight male and didn't realize that love until I saw pictures of how happy a former classmate was with his husband at their wedding. The look and joy is no different than what I feel. I don't understand how that can be a bad thing.

    Waz

    are referring to the genetics/biology of it or simply what happens when someone reaches puberty?

    The Product

    @Waz the biology and physical attraction. Those things I don't understand. Real love is undeniable though and that I can wholly identify with. The attraction may be different than mine, but the feelings are no different. Does that make any sense?

    Waz

    @The Product you already have insight that a lot of people don't have.
    it is mostly genetic but there is also evidence that while the fetus is developing, there may be an over or under exposure to levels of testosterone, this can cause parts of the brain to be more masculine or less masculine than they would normally be. for a female brain, too much testosterone can result in more masculine traits (think tomboys) and could go as far as creating a female that is attracted to females. in a male fetus/brain a shortfall in testosterone during development can result in a brain that has feminine traits and can go as far as creating a male that is attracted to males. female and male traits vary within heterosexuals and homosexuals alike.
    once any child reaches puberty, they start being sexually attracted to other members of the species - some to males and some to females

  25. STEPARIKOV

    2014 - no... 2016-hm 2010 👌🏼

  26. Arx

    Gaaaaay!🤮

    The girl who fell to Earth

    Nooooooooo.....
    Dont......
    I’m not gay or lesbian, but just don’t,
    Also, I have emetophobia so tha5 emoji will be the death of me

  27. Дядя Леша

    Зачем я посмотрел это. Как мне развидеть это??

  28. LESSON Apple Account

    Some Christian people around me said "Gay is disgusting". Didn't god say "Love your neighbor?". Religion need to expand their group so they need kids. That's why gay is banned in many religion. It's classic marketing.

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  30. Tovile _Ol

    1:31 - русская надпись, низинка себе

  31. Justice Newby

    I pray for the LGBT for be more accepted 🥰❤️God please bless every LGBT person and be with them

  32. salty sugar

    Ah that’s why I always heard gay men

    Instead of amen-

    The girl who fell to Earth

    Oh lord, now you say that.....

  33. Валерич

    Ебушки воробушки🤬

  34. Taylor May Ward

    My dad loves this lol

  35. Taylor May Ward

    My dad loves thislol

  36. ToXIc Jerson

    My own lyrics:take me to church shower like a dog in Spiderman

  37. eiljrou Kirishima

    Am I the only one who thought that he was saying "gay men" instead of "Amen"...?

  38. Nigward Nigbob

    if the 2 men kissing disturbs u more than violence shown then you are gay

  39. Sebastián Molás

    Harembe: listend kid, I don't have to much time but, the thing that's inside the box is....*everything turns black *

  40. SlitheringSnake Legend136

    Can someone please explain to me how this is about LGBT I never got it pls help!!!!

  41. Falica Boddington

    #BODDINGTONdoesNOTtolerateBULLYING

    d0xter

    Falica Boddington who’s boddington

  42. Faisal Fahim

    I don't know why I searched for this song

  43. Impulse S

    Gods not real :)

  44. DreamLandBuds

    Okay but this is a bop

  45. red x vlogs

    Its sad because this actually happened to this day

  46. Cowgirl Christian

    I relate to this song so much😭💔😭💔
    I am Christian and always will be! I’ve talked to God personally and only my parents know I’m lesbian. But people tell me I’m going to hell all the time. I don’t think so, I don’t want to!!!! I’ve always had a relationship with God. If there was a way he could that past him, maybe he does.. Idek My girlfriend is even supportive of my faith she’s prayed with me but I wanna die sometimes and just meet him😔💙 I’m tired of being teased and put down

    Waz

    God loves you - the source texts of modern Bibles make no reference to homosexuality/homosexual acts as being sins. the claim that marriage is only between members of the opposite sex is church doctrine and isn't supported by the Bible either

    Cowgirl Christian

    Waz amen. I agree. Because I’ve read almost the whole bible trying to figure out if I was sinning or not. Didn’t find anything...
    But when my pastor says it’s a sin I can’t help but feel bad💔

    Waz

    @Cowgirl Christian i have done a lot of research - i'm happy to share what i have with you. a lot of what i have is in note form and may not be legible so it it might be easier to just respond to specific questions or passages you want clarified etc.?

    The Product

    @Cowgirl Christian the teachings say to love the sinner, not the sin. I'm not saying it's a sin, but if it was there is no distinction between that sin and a the sin of a lie your pastor has told in his life. Neither of those sins is worse than the other in the eyes of God. We're all sinners and there's no sliding scale.

    Cowgirl Christian

    The Product 💯

  47. Plug 14

    It took me a couple of times to work out the box, it’s their love buried. It gets dug up and exposed then destroyed so sad. A real thought provoking video excellent work brilliant song

  48. Elaine Pickering

    I listened to this for the first time last week driving home with my husband and we loved it.

  49. Adrian 235

    i thought this was a song about christianity

  50. Виктория Мак

    My lover's got humour,
    У моей любимой есть чувство юмора,
    She's the giggle at a funeral,
    Она, как смешок на похоронах —
    Knows everybody's disapproval,
    Ей знакомо всеобщее неодобрение.
    I should've worshipped her sooner.
    Мне нужно было воцерковить её раньше,
    If the Heavens ever did speak,
    Если небеса когда-нибудь вещали,
    She is the last true mouthpiece.
    То она их последний настоящий глашатай.
    Every Sunday's getting more bleak,
    Каждое воскресенье мрачнее предыдущего,
    A fresh poison each week.
    Каждую неделю свежий яд.
    “We were born sick”, you heard them say it,
    "Мы родились больными", — слышишь ты от них,
    My church offers no absolution,
    Моя церковь не предлагает отпущения грехов,


    She tells me, “Worship in the bedroom”.
    Она велит: "Молись в опочивальне".
    The only heaven I'll be sent to
    Единственный рай для меня —
    Is when I'm alone with you,
    Оставаться наедине с тобой,
    I was born sick, but I love it,
    Я родился больным, но мне это нравится,
    Command me to be well.
    Вели же мне исцелиться.
    Amen, amen, amen!
    Аминь, аминь, аминь!


    [Chorus – x2:]
    [Припев – x2:]
    Take me to church,
    Отведи меня в церковь,
    I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies.
    Я буду служить, как собачка, перед святыней твоей лжи.
    I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife.
    Я поведаю тебе свои грехи, так что можешь точить нож,
    Offer me my deathless death.
    Предложи мне бессмертную кончину.
    Good God, let me give you my life.
    Боже, позволь мне вверить тебе свою жизнь.


    [Verse 2:]
    [Куплет 2:]
    If I'm a pagan of the good times
    Если я язычник из добрых времён,
    My lover's the sunlight.
    То моя любимая — солнечный свет.
    To keep the Goddess on my side,
    Чтобы богиня оставалась рядом со мной,
    She demands a sacrifice,
    Требуются жертвы:
    To drain the whole sea,
    Осушить море,
    Get something shiny,
    Принести что-нибудь блестящее
    Something meaty for the main course.
    И что-нибудь мясное на второе.
    That's a fine looking high horse,
    Вот прекрасный белый конь,
    What you got in the stable?
    А что у тебя в конюшне?
    We've a lot of starving faithful,
    У нас много голодных верующих,
    That looks tasty,
    Выглядит аппетитно,
    That looks plenty,
    Выглядит богато,
    This is hungry work.
    От такой работы хочется поесть.


    [Chorus – x2:]
    [Припев – x2:]
    Take me to church,
    Отведи меня в церковь,
    I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies.
    Я буду служить, как собачка, перед святыней твоей лжи.
    I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife.
    Я поведаю тебе свои грехи, так что можешь точить нож,
    Offer me my deathless death.
    Предложи мне бессмертную кончину.
    Good God, let me give you my life.
    Боже, позволь мне вверить тебе свою жизнь.


    [Bridge:]
    [Переход:]
    No masters or kings when the ritual begins,
    С началом ритуала не остаётся ни господ, ни королей,
    There is no sweeter innocence than our gentle sin,
    Нет ничего невиннее нашего милого греха,
    In the madness and soil of that sad earthly scene,
    В безумии и грязи этой земной сцены —
    Only then I am human,
    Только тогда я человек,
    Only then I am clean.
    Только тогда я чист.
    Amen, amen, amen!
    Аминь, аминь, аминь!


    [Chorus – x2:]
    [Припев – x2:]
    Take me to church,
    Отведи меня в церковь,
    I'll worship like a dog at the shrine of your lies.
    Я буду служить, как собачка, перед святыней твоей лжи.
    I'll tell you my sins so you can sharpen your knife.
    Я поведаю тебе свои грехи, так что можешь точить нож,
    Offer me my deathless death.
    Предложи мне бессмертную кончину.
    Good God, let me give you my life.
    Боже, позволь мне вверить тебе свою жизнь.

  51. Duffman A

    why are you gae
    you are gae

  52. Monica Casillas

    beware of ignorant people in large numbers. I was molested age 5

  53. Monica Casillas

    I saved her 1 year ago from freeway

  54. Monica Casillas

    she's has issues

  55. Monica Casillas

    out there

  56. Monica Casillas

    suicidal chick named yanci houton

  57. Monica Casillas

    if the heavens ever speak should of worshipped her sooner. babylon

  58. that's a nice quesadilla

    Bet he's really saying
    *Ah, men*

  59. black PUMA

    Любимая песня Володи XXL )

  60. Camille

    y'all: this song is not about gay people, it's about love. It is about how love, no matter who you love, is beautiful. It is not exclusive to gay people. It's an anthem against homophobia.

  61. Yuri Burlenko

    моё мнение, что другая ориентация закладывается в детстве в результате психотравмы, НО люди становятся такими, какие они есть и нельзя их за это осуждать - это не прихоть..если это не развращённость как в древнем Риме..и да, я из России))

    Waz

    there is a huge amount of evidence showing that it is primarily genetic.

  62. nick bini

    Homophobes are the ones that are sick been bashed twice coz I'm gay very sad song sad thing is I have gone through this all i wanted was to go out and have s good night but some pricks to care of that..I will never forgive ever ever

  63. Juan Carlos Nacarino

    Foke you all off you God is the best.

  64. Bitchy BritTv

    This is the only song that brings me to tears, I know not why, it just resonates within me,
    Perhaps it’s because I get the heartache & pleading within the vocals, loosing my boyfriend in 2004, aged 26, it is just powerful, and the chap in the video strikes a resemblance to him,

    Sublime song, thank you 🙏🏻 eyes glistening again 🥰

  65. EKORamm

    A MANNNNNNNNNN

  66. Kandice Collier

    I came out 2 years ago to my mom she excepted me. She let me get pride flags and let me have a girl friend. But one day she became really Christian. Idk what happened or why it had to be my mom. But I had to take down everything thing. My pride flags and pics of me and my girlfriend and she made me end that relationship and I had to go back into the closet. I told her it was a joke. Today I’m headed to my aunts who is also Christian but excepts the lgbtq+ and I’m going to tell her what’s been happening. I just need to talk to someone about it. I have no support system at home. No one is on my side. I’ve gone 3 years with out even thinking about self harm... but last night I had enough and I broke my streak... I hate myself for that but I can’t change it now I’m scared that I’m going to go back into my depression. I don’t wanna be like that again😭😭 I feel like I’m so alone in this world no one on my side.

    Waz

    christian claims that homosexuality is a sin are wrong. the source texts for modern Bibles show that they have been altered - there is nothing in the source texts to indicate that homosexuality/homosexual acts are sins. its hard to imagine but it does get better

  67. RedPlace 973

    How come everyone’s talking about how many homophobic comments there are but I haven’t seen a single one and I’ve been scrolling for far too long- I mean I’m not complaining lol

    lala fatass

    RedPlace 973 i’ve never related so much

  68. Sara Parsi

    Wow, I haven't words to describe this video is full of meaning, done very well and fantastic song

  69. TheCoolFox

    Someone send me a link of a gacha kid actually knowing what this song is about..

  70. M G

    One of best songs ever

  71. •Sydney• •Champlin•

    Take Me To Church ❤️

  72. [̲̅З][̲̅л][̲̅о][̲̅й] [̲̅к][̲̅о][̲̅т][̲̅е][̲̅к]

    this beautiful song makes me cry

  73. David S

    Wow - and I came out - Your know what, if you can listen and be... keep up - living in a place where you are not welcomed can/will be...Please leave!
    David

  74. Doris Suckling

    This is horrible I cried got soon scared and ran a hid in the bath room!!!!

  75. MugysASMR

    So this song meaning is:
    The boys in the mask are trying to stop boys liking boys

  76. M. A.

    🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈

  77. Nelson Hooper

    Holy crap, never realized what the music video was about. Great song nonetheless

  78. beegii ah

    Take Me To Church GAY SONG

  79. Sassy Person

    When your Muslim but loves this song ✌🏽

  80. Sherry Yousaf

    I'm also against homophobia, but they are still people. We should let them do as they please and not harm because at the end of the day, we all have the same heart and same organs and same bodies

  81. American loves wahhabi bed

    Dont judge sodomists

    Waz

    which definition of 'sodomist' are you referring to? the definition as it was in biblical times or the modern definition?

  82. Mari Breon

    Ha , Gayyyyyyyy

  83. Solomon

    *MEANWHILE* *IN RUSSIA*

  84. Benjamin Summerlin

    Being a hetro Christian I cannot judge a one lest I be judged and the Lord knows my sins are deep. Love everyone.

  85. BDA CROC

    There is two genders

    Waz

    do you have a point or just stating what every heterosexual and homosexual knows?

  86. BDA CROC

    I hate this song so much but it sound so good

  87. Nnookantnarak Nnookantka

    Since you cannot accept other people's decisions, why do you judge others?

  88. Andrès Gamarra

    Con canciones asi es por que dudo de mi sexualidad

  89. Miki K.

    Because I don´t speak english, I thought, that Amen mean hey man :D

  90. Javier Pedraza

    0:58 take me to church

  91. Zeref Dragneel

    Um im probably stupid and its symbolic or something but whats in the box?

  92. tundra tiger

    I don't have any prejudice or preoccupation at all about the homosexuality
    but still this video bothers me a little bit to watch some parts.
    Nevertheless I like to watch this video, because this video has been made
    so well in personal opinion. First of all, I really like this song.

  93. Mikayla Hooper

    fisrt god didnt want man to sleep with man he did want woman to sleep with woman this song is homophbia they say thats a sin tho they not wrong its 2020 so you an be gay or bi

    Waz

    the only way to know what God wants is through the Bible and The Bible says nothing about homosexuality or homosexual acts as being sins. the very fact that God makes some people that are gay means He must be ok with it