Father John Misty: Pure Comedy – SNL


>>ONCE AGAIN,
FATHER JOHN MISTY. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]
♪ THE COMEDY OF MAN STARTS LIKE THIS
OUR BRAINS ARE WAY TOO BIG FOR OUR MOTHERS’ HIPS ♪
♪ AND SO NATURE SHE DIVINES THIS ALTERNATIVE
WE EMERGED HALF-FORMED AND HOPE WHOEVER GREETS ♪
♪ US ON THE OTHER END IS KIND ENOUGH
TO FILL US IN ♪ ♪ AND, BABIES, THAT’S
PRETTY MUCH HOW IT’S BEEN EVER SINCE ♪
♪ COMEDY, NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL PURE COMEDY ♪
♪ JUST WAITING UNTIL THE PART WHERE THEY
START TO BELIEVE ♪ ♪ THEY’RE AT THE CENTER
OF EVERYTHING AND SOME ALL-POWERFUL BEING
ENDOWED THIS HORROR SHOW ♪ ♪ WITH MEANING
OH, THEIR RELIGIONS ARE THE BEST ♪
♪ THEY WORSHIP THEMSELVES YET THEY’RE
TOTALLY OBSESSED ♪ ♪ WITH RISEN ZOMBIES
CELESTIAL VIRGINS MAGIC TRICKS
THESE UNBELIEVABLE OUTFITS ♪ ♪ AND THEY GET
TERRIBLY UPSET WHEN YOU QUESTION
THEIR SACRED TEXTS ♪ ♪ WRITTEN BY WOMAN-HATING
EPILEPTICS THEIR LANGUAGES
JUST SERVE TO CONFUSE THEM ♪ ♪ THEIR CONFUSION SOMEHOW
MAKES THEM MORE SURE THEY BUILD FORTUNES POISONING
THEIR OFFSPRING ♪ ♪ AND HAND OUT PRIZES
WHEN SOMEONE PATENTS THE CURE WHERE DID THEY FIND THESE ♪
♪ GOONS THEY ELECTED TO RULE THEM
WHAT MAKES THESE CLOWNS THEY IDOLIZE SO REMARKABLE ♪
♪ THESE MAMMALS ARE HELLBENT ON FASHIONING NEW GODS
SO THEY CAN GO ON BEING GODLESS ANIMALS ♪
♪♪♪ ♪ OH COMEDY
OH IT’S LIKE SOMETHING THAT A MADMAN
WOULD CONCEIVE ♪ ♪ THE ONLY THING THAT SEEMS
TO MAKE THEM FEEL ALIVE IS THE STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE ♪
♪ BUT THE ONLY THING THAT THEY REQUEST
IS SOMETHING TO NUMB THE PAIN WITH ♪
♪ UNTIL THERE’S NOTHING HUMAN LEFT
JUST RANDOM MATTER SUSPENDED IN THE DARK ♪
♪ I HATE TO SAY IT BUT EACH OTHER’S
ALL WE GOT ♪ [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

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