Song of the Day #887: ‘Get Right With God’ – Lucinda Williams

Next up in my theme week on religious faith is Lucinda Williams’ ‘Get Right With God,’ the lone upbeat track on her emotional 2002 album Essence.

Yesterday’s track was about doubting god… today’s is the polar opposite.

Williams was inspired to write this song by the displays of evangelical belief she saw around her growing up in Louisiana. The sort of people who believe in an inerrant Bible and are willing to take up snakes to prove their faith.

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