Heaven, is this heaven where we are?
See them walking, if you dare, if you call that walking.
Stumble, stagger, fall and drag themselves along the streets of heaven.

Where is the blessed table to feed all who hunger on earth,
welcomed and seated each one joyfully served?
See them walking, if you dare, if you call that walking.
Stumble, stagger, fall and drag themselves along the streets of heaven.

Where is the halo that should glow 'round your face,
and where are the wings that should grow from your shoulder blades?
Show them to me.
These are sobering sights I've seen in the City of Angels
have all been one rude awakening that was dues to me in heaven.

There would have been heavenly music I was convinced before.
A host of the dearly to meet me with Hosannas sung at the door,
but these are sobering sights I've seen in the City of Angels
have all been one rude awakening that was dues to me in heaven.
In this city of fallen angels.


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    General CommentItt's about the homeless of Los Angelel.. The drunks and drug addict who can't even hold themselves upright so they just drag themselves around. The City of Angels, Los Angeles. It's supposed to be a dream come true but it's just a big letdown according to the song.
    bloodybitchon July 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentEverytime I am downtown and see homeless walking around I hear the lyric "stumble, stagger, fall and drag themselves along the streets of heaven." I always wonder if they have the injuries and conditions that cause the limps and posture problems before they become homeless, or does it happen after they start living on the streets?
    lizardkingpon July 30, 2012   Link

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