"Where Angels Play" as written by Ian George Brown and John Squire....
Come with me to a place no eyes have ever seen
A million miles from here where no one's ever been
God-given grace and a holy heaven face
I'm on the edge of something shattering
I'm coming through
OK, let's fly she says this carpet's made for two
This ugly little box no place for me and you
Our carpet falls on a dew-fresh dappled plain
Take a look around there's something happening
All the colors fade

I don't want you now
Bang bang bang gone
Ooh I don't need you now
The seeds are sown
Ooh bang bang pretty pretty bang bang
I don't think so no no
I don't think so no no
Bang bang

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"Where Angels Play" as written by John Squire Ian George Brown

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  • +1
    General Commentits about going on a picnic with a girl and shooting her because she betrayed (cheated) on him
    jt987654321on July 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI'm pretty sure it's "I'm on the edge of something shattering"... Not shadowy...
    andyb79on March 07, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwsome tune, not enough people have commented on these tunes. Song probably about an acid trip or something.
    isavedchipon October 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song live sounds amazing
    Dommykeay18on November 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentall i know is that this song has the greatest last 1¼ minutes ever. everyone is at the top of their game and the guitar solo to fade is one of the most uplifting and heartbreaking i have ever listened to. i wish they extended it as john squire was going somewhere with it. i would have loved to have been in the studio when they laid that one down to hear it in its entirety. slipperytone if you're reading please give us an extended where angels play from the master tapes.
    thewahwahon May 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAgree with the comment above
    vin_1986on November 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song is about Adam and Eve and Adam's feelings towards eve after he feels that she betrayed him for eating the forbidden fruit and getting kicked out of the Garden of Eden.

    This breaks it down quite thoroughly: pdmcauley.co.uk/Analysis/…
    Scholes18on September 11, 2013   Link
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    General CommentIt could be about a personal romance and how he felt when being told the love wasn't mutual ( him being on the wrong end ). Also maybe a book or article he'd read where the besotted lover couldn't deal with being rejected so killed his/her partner.
    Whatever it is about it's the most beautiful song of all time.
    staxy74on March 20, 2015   Link
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    General CommentI just bought "Time is my Everything" by Ian Brown the other day purely because it has a version of this tune on it. I have to be honest, 15 years on he doesn't do it so well AT ALL. And he's changed the lyrics and made them, frankly, rubbish. How the mighty have fallen.

    In it's original form it's a top tune, like everything they did before the fairly average One Love. I think I like them mainly cos they kind of blew it anyway.
    Random Boyon March 01, 2005   Link

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