Turn It Off lyrics - Book of Mormon, The

Turn It Off lyrics

Turn It Off

I got a feeling,
That you could be feeling,
A whole lot better then you feel today
You say you got a problem,
well thats no problem,
Its super easy not to feel that way!

When you start to get confused because of thoughts in your head,
Dont feel those feelings!
Hold them in instead

Turn it off, like a light switch
just go click!
Its a cool little Mormon trick!
We do it all the time
When your feeling certain feels that just dont feel right
Treat those pesky feelings like a reading light
and turn em off,
Like a light switch just go bap!
Really whats so hard about that?
Turn it off! (Turn it off!)

When I was young my dad,
Would treat my mom real bad,
every time the Utah Jazz would loose.
Hed start a drinking,
and Id start a thinking,
How am I gonna keep my mom from getting abused?

Id see her all scared and my soul was dying,
My dad would say to me, Now dont you dare start crying.

Turn it off, (Like a light switch just go click!)
(Its our nifty little Mormon trick!)
Turn it off! (Turn. It. Off!)

My Sister was a dancer, but she got cancer,
My doctor said she still had two months more
I thought she had time, so I got in line
for the new I-phone at the apple store.

She lay there dying with my father and mother
Her very last words were "where is my brother?"

(Turn it off!) Yeah! (Bid those sad feelings a due!)
The fear I might get cancer too,

When I was in fifth grade, I had a friend Steve Blade,
He and I were close as two friend could be
One thing led to another, and soon I would discover,
I was having really strange feelings for Steve

I thought about us, on a deserted Island
Wed swim naked in the sea, and then hed try and...

WOAH! Turn if off, like a light switch,
there its gone! (Good for you!)
My hetero side just won!
Im all better now,
Boys should be with girls thats heavenly fathers plan
So if you ever feel you rather be with a man,
Turn it off.

Well Elder McKinley, I think its ok that your having gay thoughts,
just so long as you never act on them.

No, because then your just keeping it down,
Like a dimmer switch on low, (On low!)
Thinking nobody needs to know! (Uh oh!)

But thats not true!

Being gay is bad, but lying is worse,
So just realize you have a curable curse,
And turn it off! (Turn it off, turn it off!)


Turn it off!

Now how do you feel!

The same

Then you only got yourself to blame,
You didnt pretend hard enough,
Imagine that your brain is made of tiny boxes,
and find the box thats gay and CRUSH IT!

No, no, -Im- not having gay thoughts

Alright! It worked!


(Turn it off!)

(Turn it off, Turn it off!)

(Turn it off, turn it off like a light switch just go click click!
What a cool little Mormon Trick! Trick trick!
We do it all the time!)

When your feeling certain feelings that just dont seem right!
Treat those pesky feelings like a reading light!
Turn it off! (Like a light switch, shut it off!)
(Now he isnt gay anymore!)

(Turn it, turn it, turn it, turn it...!)
(Turn it, turn it, turn it, turn it...!)
(Turn it...)

ELDER MCKINLEY: Turn it off! Last Update: March, 28th 2014

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