"Angie" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
Angie, Angie
When will those dark clouds all disappear
Angie, Angie
Where will it lead us from here
With no lovin' in our souls
And no money in our coats
You can't say we're satisfied
Angie, Angie

You can't say we never tried
Angie, you're beautiful
But ain't it time we say goodbye
Angie, I still love you
Remember all those nights we cried
All the dreams were held so close
Seemed to all go up in smoke
Let me whisper in your ear
Angie, Angie

Where will it lead us from here
Oh, Angie, don't you wish
Oh your kisses still taste sweet
I hate that sadness in your eyes
But Angie
Ain't it time we said goodbye

With no lovin' in our souls
And no money in our coats
You can't say we're satisfied
Angie, I still love you baby
Everywhere I look I see your eyes
There ain't a woman that comes close to you
Come on baby dry your eyes
Angie, Angie ain't good to be alive
Angie, Angie, we can't say we never tried

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"Angie" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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  • +3
    General CommentI think this song is about a man and a woman who love each other very much eventhough they fight a lot, they don't have a lot of money and they just can't have a very good life.. So it's better if they split up and go seperate ways eventhough deep inside they still love each other..
    Ireen_on March 27, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis song has held a lot more meaning for me in the past few months. i think that it just hurts him too much to try to love her. i know what that's like. i don't think that this song could have ever been bowies, listen to mick jaggers voice and tell me that he hasn't lived every word of that song.
    CeeJaion October 15, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is like the conversation you have with someone who you do love and you don't want to break up with. But you know that you need to because it just won't work although you would love it to work, it just won't. This song captures how that feeling must be.
    athanathioson May 30, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think in the beginning of the song, the couple has come to a point in their relationship where all they do is fight all the time and they have no money to do anything or go anywhere and they are driving each other crazy being around each other so much. They eventually get to the point where they feel that they have tried everything and don't know what to do anymore other than be apart...the song goes on and the last part of the lyrics seem happy to me, it sounds to me like when he comes back and says "everywhere I look i see your eyes, there ain't a woman that comes close to you, come on baby dry your eyes" i think he has realized that there is nothing else out there for him and that she is the one, he says "come on baby dry your eyes" because he is back and she has nothing to be sad about anymore because he is back and then the end "they can't say we never tried" means everyone can't say they never tried splitting up and living separate lives without each other, because they did try that, and in the end realized that they were meant to be together.
    AubreyPaigeon February 06, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI LOVE the Stones AND Bowie!And this is one of their greatest ever!Anyway,It is definately about Angie Bowie.So says Mick,Bill Wyman,David AND Angie Bowie!
    banneleeon November 18, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWomen are like Cocaine - Perhaps Mick and Bowie Can agree on this point?
    MilesSmileson February 15, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSong was sung to me by my ex-husband immediately following our divorce. I still cry many years later when I hear it.
    kate3937on March 04, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentit's about anita pallenberg. angela richards' given name was dandelion, which she later changed herself. but since she was born in 72, she was only a baby when this song was written, so she can't be angie. angie = anita-i-need-ya. if you know the keith/anita relationship, the lyrics fit. angie bowie only wishes it were about her. another great stones love song.
    factorygirlon April 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about an intense relationship, so passionate (everywhere I look I see your eyes); but totally untenable in the eyes of the world, this hidden relationship would never work out in real life.(thus the comments about money in our coats) He WANTS it to work, he really does...and even in its ending it brings a bittersweet joy (aint it good to be alive?)
    kindofblueon September 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAs an old man I can tell you "Angie" is Bowie
    bobbydacronon January 15, 2009   Link

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