"Pretty Wings" as written by Hod David and Maxwell Musze....
Time will bring the real end of our trial
One day they'll be no remnants
No trace, no residual feelings within ya
One day you won't remember me

Your face will be the reason I smile
But I will not see what I cannot have forever
I'll always love ya, I hope you feel the same

Oh you played me dirty, your game was so bad
You toyed with my affliction
Had to fill out my prescription
Found the remedy, I had to set you free

Away from me
To see clearly the way that love can be
When you are not with me
I had to leave, I have to live
I had to lead, I had to live

If I can't have you, let love set you free
To fly your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings
Your pretty wings, pretty wings around

I came wrong you were right
Transformed your love into like
Baby believe me; I'm sorry I told you lies
I turned day into night
Sleep till I die a thousand times
I should've showed you
Better nights, better times
Better days, I miss you more and more

If I can't have you
Let love set you free
To fly your pretty wings around

Pretty wings, your pretty wings, your
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around.

Pretty wings, your pretty wings, your
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around

Pretty wings, pretty wings
Pretty wings, pretty wings
Pretty wings around

Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around
Pretty wings, your pretty wings around


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"Pretty Wings" as written by Maxwell Menard Hod David

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  • +6
    General CommentI'm really surprised there aren't more comments on this song. It's so touching and heartfelt... and really sad.

    To me.. this song is about letting the girl go because he knows that she deserves better than him. He's treated her bad and he really truly is sorry for everything he's done to her, but he doesn't want her to stay with him because he knows he'll keep hurting her. She's an angel to him and he needs to leave her so she can find someone who can love her better than he can.

    I hope that made sense haha. This song is just so powerful.. I just get flustered when I try to explain it. Maxwell definitely killed it with this track and he really brought R&B back. REAL R&B I mean. Which makes me so so so happy.
    playswitsquirlson July 26, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentBeautiful song. On MTV he said that this was a bittersweet love song about meeting the right girl at the wrong time.
    loveablelo06on June 04, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentShe can offer more than he can right now. He met her and fell in love. She is beautiful and perfect in his eyes. But he can't be with her right now. He might not be ready, or he has something he's "stuck" with (career, family, wife, etc). He let her fall deep in love as well, and he knows its going to hurt both of them but he had to draw the line and let her go
    Kerrviiion September 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOh and I think this song means that the girl has so much potential that she cannot be tied down by a guy that does not have potential

    and that the guy realizes that he needs to let her go.
    Trusso32on August 01, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is about why he left music for so long....
    alexanderjewellon August 04, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commentgreat song, by my boy Maxwell, it makes me think of the girl that really liked you and you took advantage of it, and never gave her your true time and love, and now you regret it, and have no one to blame.
    harshmarsh28on August 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the most beautiful songs I've heard in awhile. Trials and tribulation in a relationship makes him realize he needs to let this beautiful girl fly away and go on living his life. This song is amazing and I cant wait to hear more from his upcoming new album!!!!
    panama77on May 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh my oh my i love him, i love this song, just kinda worried about the mainstream thing taking over one of the best artists in the universe.
    salaamon June 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove this song so much.
    Trusso32on August 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis songs brings me to tears everytime i listen to it. I know exactly what he is going through... wow.
    zojunioron August 21, 2009   Link

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