The LGBTQ+ community is fraught with emotional turmoil, rooted particularly in religious trauma and reconciliation. Noah Davis speaks directly to God with the bombastic “Holy Water,” drenched in confusion and pain. “I’ve been this way since I was eight / I cried right through my pillowcase / Praying, ‘Lord, please take this from me,’” Davis howls. In 2022, the conversation has been louder than ever, with rights being stripped away and a very Conservative political corner turning up their torches. “Holy Water” squeezes your soul, and it’s enough to shake your whole being.
Listen to “Holy Water” below.