Socially Acceptable by DC Talk

© 1992. Written by Toby McKeehan and Mark Heimermann Drum Program: Joe Hogue, Toby McKeehan
Additional Programming: 2 the T
Keyboards: Joe Hogue, Mark Heimermann
Guitars: Dan Huff
Wah Bass: John Painter
Strings: Kristen Wilderson
String Arrangement: John Painter
Spice: 2 the T, Toby McKeehan
Hip Hop Flavor: Stacy Jones, Teron Carter, Toby McKeehan, 2 the T
Background Vocals: Billy Gaines, Chris Rodriguez, Chris Willis, Michael Tait
Additional Background Vocals: Kevin Smith, Mark Heimermann



Lyrics

Whatcha thinking, doing the things you do
Whose opinion are ya listening to?
Justifying, you turn it all to gray
Synchronizing to society's ways

Society has gotten to be all outta whack
And don't bother with excuses whether white or black
To blame it on a color won't get a result
Because history reveals to me how ethics were lost
In reality our decency has taken a plunge
"In God We Trust" is an American pun
Funny how it happened so suddenly
Hey yo fellas, kick the melody

Socially acceptable, it's okay, it's all right
Socially acceptable, it's okay, in whose sight
Socially acceptable

Times are changing, with morals in decay
Human rights have made the wrongs okay
Something's missing, and if you're asking me
I think that something is the G-O-D

To label wrong or right by the people's sight
Is like going to a loser to ask advice
And by basing your plans
On another man's way of living life
Is creating a brand of ethics
Sure to be missing the punch
No count morals that are out to lunch
They're sliding away cause everything is okay
It was taboo back then but today ya say, "What the hey"

We gotta back to the principles found in the Word
A little G-O-D could be society's cure
From the state that we're in cause again we're slipping
So pray for America cause time is ticking



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