"Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam" is a song originally recorded by Scottish alternative band The Vaselines for their EP Dying for it. It is a parody on the children's hymn, "I'll Be a Sunbeam", which has the opening line "Jesus wants me for a sunbeam".
The song was a hit only in indie-pop and twee circles until in 1992, The Vaselines re-released the song with a slight title change ("Jesus Doesn't Want Me for a Sunbeam") on…
Jesus, don't want me for a sunbeam
Sunbeams are never made like me
Don't expect me to cry for all the reasons you had to die
Don't ever ask your love of me