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"Angels Cry" is a song by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey from her twelfth studio album, Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel (2009). It was written and produced by Carey, Tricky Stewart and James "Big Jim" Wright, with additional songwriting from Crystal Johnson. On the album's track listing, "Angels Cry" is preceded by a one-minute, four second prelude called "Angel (The Prelude)", which consists of Carey performing purely in her whistle register. The prelude then leads into "Angels Cry", a song about trying to fix a broken relationship because true love only happens once. Carey released "Angels Cry" as a remix single featuring Ne-Yo in January 2010 for a proposed Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel remix album called Angels Advocate, which was ultimately shelved. 


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Cry, cry, (cry), cry, cry
Cry, cry (cry), cry, cry

Maybe I didn't leave much between us that day
And maybe I shouldn't have told you I loved you
Played the game, and now I understand
Wish I could have you back
And kiss you soft and feel your hands on me

Til we both break down
Til we both break down
Til we both break down
And cry

Cry, cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry, cry

And maybe I didn't give you your space back then
And maybe I should have just held out a little bit longer
But I was seduced by you, and I didn't know enough
Truly too enchanted to disregard the words you said to make me yours
I need to hold you until we break

Til we both break down (break down)
Til we both break down
I should have known that you were trying to love me
Oh til we both break down and cry

Oh my love, imprudently I left every cell in me
So naked, somewhere at the core of you
Bless our souls

I just need you til we both (Til we both break down)
I'm just saying
Til we both break down
Might as well tell the truth about the matter (til we both break down)
Guess it's selfish of me to just expect that I'm entitled to have you)
But tonight all I wanna do is just hold you (til we both break down)
We both break down and cry

Cry, cry, cry, cry
Cry, cry, cry, cry

Til we both break down and cry

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She made her recording debut in 1990 under the guidance of Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola, and released her self-titled debut studio album, Mariah Carey. The album went multi-platinum and spawned four consecutive number one singles, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Following her marriage to Mottola in 1993, a series of hit records, including Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993) and Merry Christmas (1994), established her position as Columbia's highest-selling act. Daydream (1995), made music history when the second single, "One Sweet Day" a duet with Boyz II Men, spent a record sixteen weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100, and remains the … more »

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