Nightwish - Angels Fall First Lyrics

Nightwish Angels Fall First cover art
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An angelface smiles to me
Under a headline of tragedy
That smile used to give me warmth
Farewell - no words to say
beside the cross on your grave
and those forever burning candles

Needed elsewhere
to remind us of the shortness of our time
Tears laid for them
Tears of love, tears of fear
Bury my dreams, dig up my sorrows
Oh, Lord why
the angels fall first

Not relieved by thougts of Shangri-La
Nor enlightened by lessons of Christ
I'll never understand the meaning of the right
Ignorance lead me into the light

[Chorus]

Sing me a song
of your beauty
of your kingdom
Let the melodies of your harps
caress those whom we still need

Yesterday we shook hands
My friend
Today a moonbeam lightens my path
My guardian

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Elvenpath
  • 2 Beauty and the Beast
  • 3 The Carpenter
  • 4 Astral Romance
  • 5 Angels Fall First
  • 6 Tutankhamen
  • 7 Nymphomaniac Fantasia
  • 8 Know Why the Nightingale Sings
  • 9 Lappi (Lapland): I. Erämaajärvi
  • 10 Lappi (Lapland): II. Witchdrums
  • 11 Lappi (Lapland): III. This Moment Is Eternity
  • 12 Lappi (Lapland): IV. Etiäinen


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Erno Matti Juhani Vuorinen, Jukka Antero Nevalainen, Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen, Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen
    album: Track 5 in album Angels Fall First
    release date: 1997-11-1
    popularity : 202 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Acoustic/Symphonic Rock/Heavy Metal
    length: 5:35
    producer: Nightwish and Tuomas Holopainen
    arranger: Nightwish and Tero Kinnunen
    Album Information
    label: Spinefarm Records
    country(area): Finland
    format: CD
    barcode: 6417871014724
    script: Latin