Gave It Up For Religion

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Words and Music by Gas Wylde. [aka Richard Lawson]

Story: Boy Meets Girl. Girl chooses God.


Woh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh! Woh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh!
Got a pain in my heart, in my head, well I put it beside the bed
Gave it up for religion, all you pretty boys and girls
Gave it up for religion everywhere around the world...
Well she left at first light on the train,
I followed behind in the rain, in the rain
When she lifted my shirt with her cane, with her cane
Oh but now that she's gone, it's the same, it's the same!
Gave it up for religion, all you prissy boys and girls
Woh oh oh oh! Oh oh oh!
Gave it up for religion...
©2016 Anathema Music. All Rights Reserved.


from Gave It Up for Religion, released June 13, 2017
Gas Wylde [vocals, guitars, drum programmes] Jill Adams [bass, bvees]



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Gas & the General Sydney, Australia

Excerpt from music blog review of GWB's ‘Last Man Out’ from the most recent altcountryforum in the Netherlands.

"The great strength of the Gas Wylde Band’s "Last Man Out" is the fact that the politically critical words are supported by patiently crafted musical compositions. A brilliant album from a promising band based on Australian soil. Finger-licking good.”

Johan Schoenmakers
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