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chalkers's Avatar Comment 1 by chalkers

I am trying get Josh to release "Atheist Moods Ultimate Collection" of all the music from all the videos and DVD menus :D

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 21:50:00 UTC | #428151

Agrajag's Avatar Comment 2 by Agrajag

That's quite a powerful piece. I'm forwarding the link to many folks who could... benefit from watching it.

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 22:23:00 UTC | #428161

Raiko's Avatar Comment 3 by Raiko

Nice (text) and scary (video) at the same time. Very powerful, indeed!

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 22:54:00 UTC | #428163

Dhamma's Avatar Comment 4 by Dhamma

I've been waiting for anti-religious music, and then this came. I don't want atheism to be associated with horribly bad music. Tough luck, I guess.

Josh, you're a great musician, can't you contribute with some heathen music?

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 22:55:00 UTC | #428164

a non e-moose's Avatar Comment 5 by a non e-moose

"imagine" is better.

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 23:04:00 UTC | #428165

JustBusiness's Avatar Comment 6 by JustBusiness

If anyone is interested, Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker interviewed Markella on Freethought Radio. Here's a link to the podcast:

It's definitely better than Greydon Square, but I'm not sure the search for an "atheist anthem" is quite over yet.

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 23:33:00 UTC | #428174

Ohnhai's Avatar Comment 7 by Ohnhai

sorry all but that was just shit....

Ok, I applaud the sentiment and the but musically and graphically is was a total mess. (IMHO)

Sun, 03 Jan 2010 23:46:00 UTC | #428177

njwong's Avatar Comment 8 by njwong

I am not really a fan of heavy metal music either. I much prefer slower and more soothing music, like the song "It's Only Natural" (about evolution) composed by Dan Barker and Susan Hofer:

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:07:00 UTC | #428180

davetoog's Avatar Comment 9 by davetoog

Hmm, .. talking of (sort of) music which has an anti god/atheist touch merit to it, I would recommend a song by the erstwhile prog-rockers Camel - a track called 'Never Let Go', from the early 70's.

Crazy preachers of our doom
Telling us there is no room.
Not enough for all mankind
And the seas of time are running dry.
Don't they know it's a lie...

Man is born with the will to survive,
He'll not take no for an answer.
He will get by, somehow he'll try,
He won't take no, never let go, no...

I hear them talk about Kingdom Come,
I hear them discuss Armageddon...
They say the hour is getting late,
But I can still hear someone say,
That is not the way...

Anyhoo - here's a link too.

Josh/Anyone: perhaps start a proper thread for 'Music without Belief'?


Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:11:00 UTC | #428183

dankuck's Avatar Comment 10 by dankuck

There's no hope. It's too hard to make music about not collecting stamps.

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:23:00 UTC | #428190

JemyM's Avatar Comment 11 by JemyM

Since we are talking music, Holly Near "I ain't afraid".

Free mp3 on

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:28:00 UTC | #428191

unclexbob's Avatar Comment 12 by unclexbob

anyone else notice the double entendre of this line?

"All I see around me are the casualties of god delusion"

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:36:00 UTC | #428193

sgturner59's Avatar Comment 13 by sgturner59


Mon, 04 Jan 2010 00:56:00 UTC | #428200

Daisy Skipper's Avatar Comment 14 by Daisy Skipper

Here's my favorite:

It's by Lou Barlow

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 01:29:00 UTC | #428209

a non e-moose's Avatar Comment 15 by a non e-moose

many of you have seen this, I'm sure Bad Religion - Atheist Peace

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 02:04:00 UTC | #428212

atheist12803's Avatar Comment 16 by atheist12803

for the best atheist music look up "track one recordings" the songs all have christian titles but the guy who makes them said that he is an atheist on one of the videos LOOK UP "TRACK ONE RECORDINGS" ON YOUTUBE!!!!!!!

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 03:24:00 UTC | #428220

madame_zora's Avatar Comment 17 by madame_zora

Dance/techno isn't really my genre but it's good that the message is being carried in a lot of different ways. I thought the images were powerful.

My favorite anti-religion song is still "Judith" by A Perfect Circle:

You're such an inspiration for the ways
That I'll never ever choose to be
Oh so many ways for me to show you
How the savior has abandoned you
Fuck your God
Your Lord and your Christ
He did this
Took all you had and
Left you this way
Still you pray, you never stray
Never taste of the fruit
You never thought to question why

It's not like you killed someone
It's not like you drove a hateful spear into his side
Praise the one who left you
Broken down and paralyzed
He did it all for you
He did it all for you

Oh so many many ways for me to show you
How your dogma has abandoned you
Pray to your Christ, to your god
Never taste of the fruit
Never stray, never break
Never---choke on a lie
Even though he's the one who did this to you
You never thought to question why

Not like you killed someone
It's Not like you drove a spiteful spear into his side
Talk to Jesus Christ
As if he knows the reasons why
He did it all for you
Did it all for you
He did it all for you..

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 04:03:00 UTC | #428225

Chrysippus_Maximus's Avatar Comment 18 by Chrysippus_Maximus

It would be funny if that song were about Judith Butler.

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 04:25:00 UTC | #428228

Nigel's Avatar Comment 19 by Nigel

I liked this song, but can't say the same for the images. Really, really hard to watch, except for the awesome roll call at the end.

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 06:55:00 UTC | #428237

sbooder's Avatar Comment 20 by sbooder

No body dose it like CRASS

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 09:31:00 UTC | #428257

flying goose's Avatar Comment 21 by flying goose

sbooder Crass

That was a blast from the past, last time I heard that was 1983. I think. I really didn't like then, friends, non religious ones I might add, were outraged.

Now, well it still disturbs.

Still, maybe it is good to disturb the comfortable.

In that song Christ is a metaphor for everything I dislike about the church.

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 10:37:00 UTC | #428264

Tony Ellis's Avatar Comment 22 by Tony Ellis

Apparently the devil doesn't have all the best tunes after all.

For an atheist anthem free of bombast, and which you can actually enjoy as music, try The Vaselines:

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 10:43:00 UTC | #428266

Gordy's Avatar Comment 23 by Gordy

I admire the sentiment, but the music is f***in' awful. It reminds me too much of various religious attempts to get down with the kids, maaan...

Don't get me wrong, I love *good* dance music (I'm a DJ) but give me "Imagine" over this, any day!

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 12:00:00 UTC | #428276

Paul42's Avatar Comment 24 by Paul42

Nice video, shame about the song...

(with a nod to to Not The Nine O'Clock News)!

Is it me, or does this sound like something played backwards...

Good effort though.


Mon, 04 Jan 2010 12:57:00 UTC | #428284

Frode_74's Avatar Comment 25 by Frode_74

Sorry to be blowing my own horn here, but if you're looking for music with a rational sentiment, check this one out, "So you believe in angels".

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:15:00 UTC | #428291

Stafford Gordon's Avatar Comment 26 by Stafford Gordon

The "music" is hardly going to be a chart buster, and the lyrics don't suit the it; I'd have produced it with just images and text; silence can be very powerful.

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:20:00 UTC | #428292

flying goose's Avatar Comment 27 by flying goose

well if you are talking about being rational.

ignore the video, just listen

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 13:33:00 UTC | #428295

Valiant's Avatar Comment 28 by Valiant

Free music, why complain...

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 14:01:00 UTC | #428303

idzeeboo's Avatar Comment 29 by idzeeboo

Here's some pretty cool atheist hip-hop from "Proclaim":

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 16:27:00 UTC | #428344

aoratos philos's Avatar Comment 30 by aoratos philos

If I may be so bold as to offer someting I did a couple of years ago, around the time the TGD was released? Some other homemade music on my account with a Sci-skep type theme too:

Also, but not by me, here's a really nice folk number from Chris Woods I have on my account:

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 20:30:00 UTC | #428434