Mayday Parade - It's Hard To Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated By Bolts of Lightning Lyrics




You're asking the questions but not listening to the answers you get
That must be hard to do
It must be about as hard as forgetting your best friends
You said we'd leave no one behind
To prove what you had wasn't dead inside
But we know, yeah, everyone knows what a selfish prick you've become

I remember when one single moment was enough to convince yourself to jump in because you wanted to
It's not that far, at least it didn't seem so from down there
But from up here it seems that everything I love is so far away
There used to be many things that I could hold and touch and grab onto in stormy weather
These days we have each other
(These days)

Did you honestly think anything would be different this time around
I'm sure you've got a reason and it's profound
Believe anything as long as it never lets you down

I remember when one single moment was enough to convince yourself to jump in because you wanted to
It's not that far, at least it didn't seem so from down there
But from up here it seems that everything I love is so far away
There used to be many things that I could hold and touch and grab onto in stormy weather
These days we have each other
(These days)

But we know, yeah, everyone knows what a selfish prick you've become

And we all feel love for a moment
And we all get heard together

'Cause I remember when one single moment was enough to convince yourself to jump in because you wanted to
It's not that far, stormy weather
These days we have each other





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Mayday Parade It's Hard To Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated By Bolts of Lightning Comments
  1. Shantel S.

    Who in the F#*& would dislike this song. 169 mofos don't Kno wtf good music is.

  2. ryan tozer

    Is this a dig at the guy who left and made the band go radio?

  3. AlphaLeader772

    damn i love the title of the song, but still those people they are reffering never read their bible. Since all assholes are either heretics or missunderstood their religion.

  4. Mariana

    "It must be about as hard as forgetting your best friend" yeah, it is.

  5. Chris Callaway

    The longer the title the better the song 😉

  6. meno leno

    ❤❤❤❤

  7. Avery Whaite

    is this directed to jason lancaster haha

    James Robinson

    AvesFitness That’s what I was thinking!!!!

    Aaron Griffin

    @James Robinson right? lolol

  8. MarkyPaligs

    The beginning of the song sounds like a bridge, sounded like it's missing an intro and a first verse haha but I dig this

  9. First Name Last Name

    No one:

    Mayday Parade: It's Hard To Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated By Bolts of Lightning

  10. Stella Bulotano

    You're asking the questions but not listening to the answers you get
    That must be hard to do
    It must be about as hard as forgetting your best friend
    You said we'd leave no one behind
    So prove what you had what'cha had inside
    But we know
    Yeah everyone knows what a selfish prick you've become
    And I remember when-a one single moment was enough
    And this is toughest to be because you want it too
    It's not that far
    At least it didn't seem so far down there
    But from up here
    It seems that everything I love is so far away
    There used to be many things I could hold and touch
    And Grab onto the stormy weather
    These days we have each other

    These days
    Did you honestly think anything would be different this time around?
    I'm sure you've got a reason and it's profound
    Believe anything as long as it never let's you down
    (Yeaahhhh)

    And I remember when-a one single moment was enough
    And this is toughest to be because you want it too
    It's not that far
    At least it didn't seem so far down there
    But from up here
    It seems that everything I love is so far away
    There used to be many things I could hold and touch
    And Grab onto the stormy weather
    These days we have each other

    These days
    But we know
    Yeah everyone knows what a selfish prick you've become
    And we all get love for a moment
    And we all get love together
    (And we all get love for a moment)
    And i remember when-a one single moment was enough
    And this is toughest to be because you want it too
    It's not that far
    Stormy weather
    These days we have each other

    Stoner Jay

    Its To confince yourself to jump in because you wanted to

    Stoner Jay

    Confinced

  11. Delio Tablang

    what is this song about?

  12. Aquarius Thompson

    Derek, still don't like wearing shoes while singing lol

  13. Richmon Celestial

    100% LIT always gives me goosebumps

  14. Kristýna Zedníčková

    I just love your music ❤️ and still waiting for a concert in Czech republic

  15. Amanda L.

    I like the song but the video sucks ass, esp the subliminal messages. Could've done better at least made the video fit the song.

  16. Szab_0

    It's nice to know that they didn't change to pop like so many other good bands...

  17. Diana De Leon

    Saw them performing this song at Warped. I love how happy Derek is in all of their shows.

  18. Amber Lynn

    Thank you Derek, Jake, Alex, Jeremy, Brooks and.. Jason. Hope we can see Jason in your next MV!

  19. Riley Malloy

    Song is awesome.

  20. Rishabh Sawant

    at 02:30 Union Pacific 2683 GE ET45AH casually building America in the background.

  21. Toms Alcore

    #Nostalgia

  22. Nathaniel Jackson

    I've grown up Christian and I was Christian for a long time until I witnessed how much abuse someone can go through just because they're homosexual or don't "meet societies expectation." A part of me wants to be religious but another part of me is just fucking disgusted...

  23. Nat

    Love thissssss and the long song title

  24. Your Buddy

    MAYDAY PARADE IS BACK!

  25. qwer123

    I Love these guys keep up the awesome music my dudes

  26. Anon Anon

    religion is bullshit :D

  27. Acousticstrings

    November is going to be a month of badass shows. #MaydayParade #NYC

  28. Reymari Shippuuden

    So damn good. Lesbian love <3

  29. ChellA ColemAn

    i love the queer romance that formed in a cult

  30. Samuel Peterson

    Does the burning of the umbrella man represent the end of an era for Mayday Parade? I may be reading too much into that, but I digress.

  31. Kourtney W

    A new song.... but somehow feels nostalgic and old school 🤔👍

  32. Outsider1818

    I’ve been a fan of this band for years and I can honestly say this is one of my favorite

  33. All For Yahweh

    Religion sucks. Any religion is something bad to follow. Religious people aren't good people, at the same time, neither are the non-religious people.

    Obviously, this song supports homosexuality. Yes, people, go ahead, blow up on me if you want, that is fine, because in the end- those who support it and follow it, it will become your problem.
    I'm not here to hate on homosexuals or condemn everyone, but I would like you to think about something first, and I want to warn you of where this song can lead you somewhere bad with the wrong idea of what they are saying.

    In the lyrics at the end, it says "Believe anything as long as it never lets you down."
    And at that point, those 2 women, lesbians, kiss. Hmm... So the song appears to be saying that many people are being judged so much to not be something and being told what to believe when they should just be free to do what they want that makes them feel good, rather than doing what people tell them to and feel down in the dirt about it. That is not wise. Homosexuality never leads down a good path in life, it never ends well, and even worse than anything, God commands for it not to be, and those who do not obey His commandments and practice what he says- they can live this life in homosexuality and enjoy it all they want, but shortly after, they will face God and be judged with an eternal punishment. It's not that God is a complete evil butthead, but rather, homosexuality is going against what we were made for. We were made on purpose by God to have our gender, that gives us a role in this life how to be and what to do and fulfill the will of God for his glory, so by being transgender, bi or a homosexual, you are going against your purpose God wants for you to have, that he knows would be better for you, and instead you are just living your way for yourself.

    There is a truth in life to everything, and the truth is there is good and there is evil, there are only 2 ways to go in life with everything, there isn't a neutral or something okay, it is either right and good, or wrong and evil.

    This is a beautiful song, it can be seen to give out different meaning for different things, but obviously from the video, one of those things is supporting homosexuality. A sin. Something that is wrong. I am not the judge who says that, God says that himself and he will stick to his word. In his scriptures, it says and 1 Corinthians 6:9-10
    "Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God."

    Here is just about the clearest;

    Leviticus 20:13
    "If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them."

    For homosexuality, God sees it to be good, fair and right that people deserve to be sentenced to a death penalty for such sexual actions. Believing what you want and doing what you want, that is not of God, will come to it's time where those people will face an eternal punishment in torture and death in God's wrath. But hopefully, and I pray, you who follow the lifestyle of being bi, transgender or homosexual, that you will turn from it and live for God, for the reason you were created, for his glory.

    I say this with care, honesty, truth and love, not to hate on you or condemn you, but to warn you for what you believe and do so you will not have to face that forever lasting punishment.

  34. purermindentity

    They are amazing

  35. Jelly Bean

    Sunnyland is one of their best albums, anyone agrees?

  36. All For Yahweh

    truly beautiful. I love their beautiful ones the most, especially with that little kick off positive sadness

  37. Yvette Marietta

    2:22 I thought it was Derek ._.

  38. Harris Avaan

    The microphone is cool as fuck.

  39. Yuna Shin

    Friend: What's your favorite song?
    Me: "It's Hard to Be Religious When Certain People Are Never Incinerated by Bolts of Lightning"

  40. Rolando Yu

    LSS great song!

  41. Kevin Peet

    This video is so gay






    I love it

  42. James Smith Speaks To Himself

    *presses play, exhales* that's better...

  43. Леша Сальников

    unattractive music...

  44. fernandez

    the cut title actually still makes sense

  45. Alpha Omega

    Emo is forever from Thailand 🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭

  46. Ju M-G

    It's been more than a month now... I can't stop listening to this masterpiece.
    Thanks from France.

  47. roxaslover1693

    Met Derek at Warped 7.10.18

  48. Seth Witsman

    Anyone notice the girl with the glasses looks like the one girl who had glasses in until dawn

  49. spooky_ skie

    I've missed mayday parade for so fucking long. they're back :) ♥

  50. Kyle Michael Tolentino

    so inlove wit this song

  51. Kevin Bates

    Heard piece of your heart when it came out and loved it, but listening to the full album right now I'm only at this song and I'm not really loving the album so far :/

  52. Aden Neuwirth

    Show the bassist more he’s cool too. Also good album in general

  53. chickaqwa

    Ha gay (Clearly a joke)

  54. Samuel Querol

    im so proud of Mayday Parade, one of the only rock bands from the 2000's who still play real rock even on their new albums!

  55. Connor Rose

    MY GAY HEART I CAN'T

  56. itiedmystomachinknots

    AWWWWWWWWW

  57. Andrea Mills

    I'll see yall August 2nd in JAX for the final Warped Tour. Lets be honest, yall are the only reason I'm going. Mayday Parade is my heart and soul. Come home to Tallahassee and play for us soon! Love yall!

  58. Nick Wessel

    Is this song about Jason lancaster?

  59. The ABacross

    Love the Title! BRING BACK LONG ASS SONG TITLES!

  60. animekid69

    Was this shot in Colorado??

  61. aaliyah bx

    This band gives me a headache and an eargasm at the same time.

  62. Jodie B

    Sometimes i like to tune out the lyrics and focus on the guitar and drums & honestly its just as good as the singing ♥

  63. Vegas On Fire

    My fave song on the record. I actually listened to this song before the rest. Didn't even know it was a video lol

  64. Wawix Nootab

    Made my day.. Mayday Parade

  65. Petra

    This title is such a mood™

  66. Zachary Honeycutt

    I can’t quit listening to this

  67. Jack Woods

    Genuinely thought Mayday had gone downhill after the self titled album but this album is just amazing

  68. Ilma Monger

    MAYDAY PARADE IS BACK!!!

  69. Daniel Grant731

    Christian Doyle made a video saying how pretty much this album is shit. Go dislike his video. Honestly love this album!

  70. Dawson Schofield

    I'm gonna cry when I see them at Warped 😭😭😭

  71. Mythrium15

    Am I the only one who really liked the Black Lines album? or.. "Mayday Parade is back!" Mayday Parade never left! <3

  72. psrhy _

    Aaarh I love this band 😭

  73. Kevin Hinds

    Mayday parade, after all these years did you not change???

  74. Steve J

    when you are alooooone and you think of me and my diamond ring thrown out to seaaa.......these guys are back with nothing pop related or dj musics and thats what makes them awesooomeee .... feeels like home.

  75. Beegee Bill Sombilon

    Sounds like their self-titled album!

  76. Arsenalia Keysha

    I believe in you cause you guys never let me down

  77. sic

    日本に🇯🇵きて!!!!

  78. Jonathan Jimenez

    mayday parade is back, my favorite band/emotion😍😍😍🖤🖤

  79. Herb Tenderson

    This is gay.

    Josh Riv

    you mean the video right

    Herb Tenderson

    Josh Riv The song. The singer. The lyrics. The band. The video.

    Kim Harvey

    you're gay

    Herb Tenderson

    Kim Harvey I'm scared of hell. This song is played down there on repeat.

  80. Charlie Österlund // Drums

    Mayday Parade bringing back that 2007 sound!

  81. jonny griffiths

    Diego Costa on drums

  82. purermindentity

    Bloody biscuits

  83. Kristoffer Vincenzo Vega

    2:46 did anyone else notice the creepy eyes?

  84. PTC King

    leaked album out - http://audiolove.download/mayday-parade-sunnyland-2018-mp3-320-kbps/

  85. Can U Smile Fuckin People

    This song save me from hell , Thanks for this song and this lyrics and I hope you to make great song & great lyrics to save another people forever dudes. thank you so much, I love you Mayday Parade

  86. Nina Tumarao

    omfg i love this

  87. Maya De Vriendt

    I'm feeling that britney shirt

  88. kelsey mainwaring

    I love it ❤️

  89. Maykel Royce

    My favorite so far 😍😍

  90. Robbie Wright

    Easily my favorite song from you guys. Its amazing how long you guys have been around and still manage to top yourselves musically.

  91. Radlads

    CHECK US OUT! YOU WON'T REGRET IT, THANK YOU! 🌹

  92. markus habfast

    did they just burn umbrella man?

  93. Jay

    Crap this song is making me deal with a bunch of anger I had toward an old friend. I don't want to think about that stuff man...

  94. Stephen England

    Needs more Lancaster

  95. Jennifer Williams

    My favorite single so far, it feels so close to early Mayday. ❤❤

  96. Tighty Whitey

    They simply never cease to bring us exceptional tunes

  97. Niall James Horan

    Full Title:
    It's Hard to be Religious when Certain people are Incinerated by Bolts of lightning.

    Fact: the title Are Quote by Bill Watterson

    (In case you Guys Didn't know)

  98. Lexes O'Hara

    They will never get old <3

  99. Sean Sawyer

    Mayday Parade. Enough said.