"Hey Angel" as written by Julian C. Bunetta, Jamie Scott Baylin and John Henry Ryan....
Hey angel
Do you know the reasons why
We look up to the sky?
Hey angel
Do you look at us and laugh
When we hold on to the past?
Hey angel

Oh I wish I could be more like you
Do you wish you could be more like me?
Oh I wish I could be more like you
Do you wish you could be more like me?

Hey angel
Tell me, do you ever try
To come to the other side?
Hey angel
Tell me, do you ever cry
When we waste away our lives?

Oh I wish I could be more like you
Do you wish you could be more like me?
Oh I wish I could be more like you
Oh I wish I could me more, I could be more, I could be more

Yeah I see you at the bar, at the edge of my bed
Backseat of my car, in the back of my head
I come alive when I hear your voice
It's a beautiful sound, it's a beautiful noise
I see you at the bar, at the edge of my bed
Backseat of my car, in the back of my head
I come alive when I hear your voice
It's a beautiful sound, it's a beautiful noise

Hey angel
Hey angel
Do you look up to the sky?
Do you look up to the sky?

Oh I wish I could be more like you
Do you wish you could be more like me?
Oh I wish I could be more like you (yeah yeah)
Do you wish you could be more like me?

Hey angel
Hey angel


Lyrics submitted by Abbie96

"Hey Angel" as written by Julian Bunetta Edward James Drewett

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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    My InterpretationI think this song is about Zayn. He's moving on to a solo career and they're still in the career they've been in since 2010, thus they feel they are holding on to the past. They're stuck in the image of a boyband and "wish they could be more like" Zayn, since he has the opportunity to recreate himself without them. In the second verse, they're wondering if he ever misses them, or if he tries to "come to the other side". They also wonder if he feels bad for them since they are still in the band, "wasting away their lives". In the bridge, they describe how even though Zayn left the band, they are constantly haunted by his presence, seeing and hearing him everywhere.
    scl99on January 03, 2016   Link
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    General Commentit sounds like it's about an existential crisis by coming across someone who seems to be all knowing and have their life together.
    lourologyon October 27, 2016   Link

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