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"One of Us" is a song written by Eric Bazilian (of The Hooters) and originally released by Joan Osborne. Released in March 1995 on the album Relish and produced by Rick Chertoff, it became a top 40 hit in November of that year.


The song deals with various aspects of belief in God by asking questions inviting the listener to consider how they might relate to God, such as "Would you call (God's name) to his face?" or… read more

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If God had a name what would it be?
And would you call it to His face?
If you were faced with Him in all His glory
What would you ask if you had just one question?

Joan Osborne - One of Us Lyrics


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  • Yes I never played songs about god
  • Never even noticed that this song was written by Bazilian (although I have the album) but that explains why it's so good.^^
  • but i love it
  • she did not write this song. Google it "One of Us" is a song written by Eric Bazilian (of The Hooters)
  • But did she ever write anything else? I once tried to find her albums in a record store (if anyone knows what that is) and couldn't.
  • What if God was one of us...
  • For God's sake, this song is timeless...
  • forgotten all about this one,was playing tracks starting with word one on spotify and this was there,as long ago as 1995,but wow it sounds so good today,and didnt realise how many albums the lass had released.
  • ...uh...well...not my ....uh....are there enough uhs???
  • :-))

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