Angels of the Silences Lyrics

Counting Crows


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Daniel Vickrey, Matthew Malley, Charles Gillingham, Ben Mize, Adam Duritz, David Bryson
album: Track 2 in album Recovering the Satellites
release date: 1996-10-14
popularity : 21 users have visited this page.
length: 3:40
lyricist: Adam Duritz
composer: Adam Duritz, Charlie Gillingham, Ben Mize, Dan Vickrey, David Bryson, Matt Malley

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Well I guess you left me with some feathers in my hand
Did it make it any easier to leave me where I stand?
I guess there might not be too many who would stand beside you now
Where'd you come from? Where am I going?
Why'd you leave me 'till I'm only good for...

Waiting for you
All my sins...
I said that I would pay for them if I could come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming

Every night these silhouettes appear above my head
Little angels of the silences that climb into my bed and whisper
Every time I fall asleep Every time I dream
"Did you come? Would you lie?
Why'd you leave us 'till we're only good for...

Waiting for you"
All my sins...
I said that I would pay for them if I could come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming

I dream of Michelangelo when I'm lying in my bed
Little angels hang above my head and read me like an open book
Suck my blood break my nerve offer me their arms
Well, I will not be an enemy of anything
I'll only stand here

Waiting for you
All my sins...
I said that I would pay for them if I could come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming

Track Listing

  • 1 Catapult
  • 2 Angels of the Silences
  • 3 Daylight Fading
  • 4 I’m Not Sleeping
  • 5 Goodnight Elisabeth
  • 6 Children in Bloom
  • 7 Have You Seen Me Lately?
  • 8 Miller’s Angels
  • 9 Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
  • 10 Recovering the Satellites
  • 11 Monkey
  • 12 Mercury
  • 13 A Long December
  • 14 Walkaways