When the Angels Fall Lyrics

Sting


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Dominic James Miller
album: Track 9 in album The Soul Cages
release date: 1991-1-17
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz Rock Pop
styles: Blues Rock/Jazz-Rock/Soft Rock/Pop Rock
length: 7:49

Cover Art

Sting The Soul Cages cover art
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So high above the world tonight
The angels watch us sleeping
And underneath a bridge of stars
We dream in safety's keeping

But perhaps the dream
Is dreaming us
Soaring with the seagulls
Astride the backs of eagles

When the angels fall
Shadows on the wall
In the thunder's call
Something haunts us all

When the angels fall
When the angels fall

Take your father's cross
Gently from the wall
A shadow still remaining
See the churches fall

In mighty arcs of sound
And all that they're containing
Yet all the ragged souls
Of all the ragged men

Looking for their lost homes
Shuffle to the ruins
From the levelled plain
To search among the tombstones

When the angels fall
Shadows on the wall
In the thunder's call
Something haunts us all

When the angels fall
When the angels fall
When the angels fall

These are my feet
These are my hands
These are my children
And this is my demand

Bring down the angels
Cast them from my sight
I never want to see
A million suns at midnight

Your hands are empty
The streets are empty
You can't control us
You can't control us anymore

When the angels fall
When the angels fall
When the angels fall
When the angels fall

When the angels fall
When the angels fall


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Island of Souls
  • 2 All This Time
  • 3 Mad About You
  • 4 Jeremiah Blues, Part 1
  • 5 Why Should I Cry for You?
  • 6 Saint Agnes and the Burning Train
  • 7 The Wild Wild Sea
  • 8 The Soul Cages
  • 9 When the Angels Fall