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"Angel", composed by Sarah McLachlan, was recorded by Allison Crowe for release on "Tidings: 6 Songs for the Season" (2003) and "Tidings" (2004): music.allisoncrowe.com/album/tidings

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Angel

Words & Music by Sarah McLachlan
As performed by Allison Crowe

Spend all your time waiting
for that second chance
for a break that would make it okay
there's always some reason
to feel not good enough
and it's hard at the end of the day
need some distraction
oh beautiful release
memory seeps through my veins
that may be empty
and weightless and maybe
I'll find some peace tonight

In the arms of an angel
fly away from here
from this dark cold hotel room
and the endlessness that you fear
you are pulled from the wreckage
of your silent reverie
you're in the arms of the angel
may you find some comfort there

So tired of the straight line
and everywhere you turn
there's vultures and thieves at your back
storm keeps on twisting
you keep on building the lie
that you make up for all that you lack
it don't make no difference
escape for one last time
it's easier to believe in this sweet madness, oh
this glorious sadness that brings me to my knees

In the arms of the angel
fly away from here
from this dark cold hotel room
and the endlessness that you fear
you are pulled from the wreckage
of your silent reverie
you're in the arms of the angel
may you find some comfort here
you're in the arms of the angel
may you find some comfort here

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from Muruch​.​com Presents: Allison Crowe, released October 14, 2015

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