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Kirk Franklin Loses His Religion

American gospel act, Kirk Franklin recently announced that he is on a mission to help people lose their religion his new album titled Losing My Religion.
The 45-year-old producer, songwriter and recording artist, is releasing his first album in four years and took to his Instagram to introduce the name and album art while musing about the concept of religion.
“In the beginning religion created a MASK … for generations church was where we went to go HIDE …. rules without relationship is empty INSIDE. … There’s room at the cross for everyone even ME … religion is a prison, but truth sets us FREE,” Franklin wrote. “The next time you THINK America, PLEASE include ME. … The preacher isn’t God, religion’s first MISTAKE … I’m losing my religion, THANK GOD … Helping YOU lose yours is my job.”
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“Every human being was wired with the desire for happiness. And we will try different things all in the pursuit of that feeling. With this song, I’m saying, if you really want to be happy, you have to start with the originator,” Franklin said in a statement shared with The Christian Post. “My goal is to try to lead people to the manufacturer of their souls.”
The artist and producer’s first single in four years has proven to be successful, debuting at No. 1 on the Gospel Digital Songs and Hot Gospel Songs charts. The song also sold 11,882 digital units which is a record for gospel music.
The album is set to be officially released on November 13, 2015.

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