I sit and wait
Does an angel contemplate my fate?
And do they know
The places where we go
When we're grey and old
'Cause I have been told
That salvation lets their wings unfold
So when I'm lying in my bed
Thoughts running through my head
And I feel the love is dead
I'm loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection
A lot of love and affection
Whether I'm right or wrong
And down the waterfall
Wherever it may take me
I know that life won't break me
When I come to call, she won't forsake me
I'm loving angels instead

When I'm feeling weak
And my pain walks down a one-way street
I look above
And I know I'll always be blessed with love
And as the feeling grows
She breathes flesh to my bones
And when love is dead
I'm loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection
A lot of love and affection
Whether I'm right or wrong
And down the waterfall
Wherever it may take me
I know that life won't break me
When I come to call, she won't forsake me
I'm loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection
A lot of love and affection
Whether I'm right or wrong
And down the waterfall
Wherever it may take me
I know that life won't break me
When I come to call, she won't forsake me
I'm loving angels instead


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Angels Lyrics as written by Robert Peter Williams Guy Antony Chambers

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    General CommentFor all of you, if you guys haven't noticed, we're in songmeanings.net, not listentotheassholesspeak.net. If you're not here to help us understand the song, then I suggest you quit whining and leave. Take your shit with you. God! Get a life. (By the way, if you reply to this, then you guys really must be just loser geeks who have nothing better to do)

    Anyway, I think this song is really about angels. Just read the lyrics, and you'll find it's pretty much about the guy being thankful for the angel that watched over him. He refers to her merely as 'she'.

    And also, one of you guys said that Robbie Williams didn't really write this song? That you actually did, and you sold it to him? Well it seems like you're not much upset by it. Or maybe you're lying, bastard.

    But seriously, if you did write it then you've got some talent. You should consider doing more.
    y7000kon July 25, 2005   Link
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    My InterpretationIt’s about a loved one passing away. It’s about grief and being lucky to have had that kind of love. The song seems to imply that when you are in a weak moment of grieving you will draw strength from up above. Your loved one is now your angel. For me this song represents the passing of my father and the lyrics to me are so powerful. All the words in this song represent my father now my angel. Just beautifully written.
    jelena03on January 09, 2018   Link
  • +2
    General Commentgreat song,great memories
    iamtheoneon December 14, 2001   Link
  • +2
    General CommentUnconditional Love. It is about someone who makes a diffrenece in your life with their love. Someone who loves you no matter what...causeing this person to take on an out of worldly presence. In short feeling blessed to have someone.
    Eggos=yumon April 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this is about turning to a dead lover or friend for help and guidance, someone looking down from up above and watching over you. It may sound morbid, but i want this one played at my funeral, to let my loved ones know that I'll always be with them long after I'm gone from this Earth.
    violetzebrason February 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentis this song not about unconditional love, apparently he wrote it for his mother..

    this song is by far my all time favourite song..ever since i can remember and i just fail to find another that makes me feel the same way i feel when i listen to this.
    SingLikeYouWantThison January 01, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhatever meaning we denote to this song still its about love that's why i interpret it as a love song and dedicated it for my boyfriend :)
    He's not angel and definitely not dead but for me he's like an angel that loves me unconditionally :)

    Cheers!!! Happy hearts Day
    cj26on February 06, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the song I like best
    milanaon January 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this is about turning to a dead lover or friend for help and guidance, someone looking down from up above and watching over you. It may sound morbid, but i want this one played at my funeral, to let my loved ones know that I'll always be with them long after I'm gone from this Earth.
    violetzebrason February 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti wrote this for my lover, then we split so i gave it to robbie, no regrets, i didnt sing it well.

    bo loves u, hehe
    Boon April 18, 2002   Link

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