Angles Would Fall

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Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American rock singer-songwriter and activist. more »

The rope that's wrapped around me
Is cutting through my skin
And the doubts that have surrounded me
Are finding their way in
I keep it close to me
Like a holy man prays 
In my desperate hour
It's better that way

So I'll come by and see you again 
I'll be such a very good friend 
Have mercy on my soul
I will never let you know
 Where my mind has been

 Angels never came down
There's no one here they want to hang around 
But if they knew
If they knew you at all
Then one by one the angels  Angels would fall

I've crept into your temple 
I have slept upon your pew
I've dreamed of the divinity  Inside and out of you
I want it more than truth 
I can taste it on my breath 
I would give my life just for a little death

So I'll come by and see you again 
I'll be just a very good friend 
I will not look upon your face
I will not touch upon your grace 
Your ecclesiastic skin

I'll come by and see you again 
I'll have to be a very good friend 
If I whisper they will know
I'll just turn around and go
You will never know my sin


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