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White lips, pale face
Breathing in snowflakes
Burnt lungs, sour taste


Light's gone, day's end
Struggling to pay rent
Long nights, strange men


And they say
She's in the Class A Team
Stuck in her daydream
Been this way since 18

But lately her face seems
Slowly sinking, wasting
Crumbling like pastries
And they scream

The worst things in life come free to us
'Cause we're just under the upperhand
And go mad for a couple grams
She don't want to go outside tonight
And in a pipe she flies to the Motherland
Or sells love to another man
It's too cold outside
For angels to fly
Angels to fly


Ripped gloves, raincoat
Try to swim and stay afloat
Dry house, wet clothes

Loose change, bank notes
Weary-eyed, dry throat

Cool girl, no phone

And they say
She's in the Class A Team
Stuck in her daydream
Been this way since 18
But lately, her face seems
Slowly sinking, wasting
Crumbling like pastries
And they scream
The worst things in life come free to us
'Cause we're just under the upperhand

And go mad for a couple grams
She don't want to go outside tonight
And in a pipe she flies to the Motherland
Or sells love to another man
It's too cold outside
For angels to fly
Angels to fly

An angel will die
Covered in white
Closed eye
And hoping for a better life
This time, we'll fade out tonight
Straight down the line


And we're all under the upperhand
And go mad for a couple grams
We don't want to go outside tonight
And in a pipe we fly to the Motherland
Or sell love to another man
It's too cold outside
For angels to fly
Angels to fly
To fly, fly
Angels to fly, to fly, to fly

Angels to die



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    UnregisteredFeb 12, 2012 at 3:40 pm
    What it means for anyone who starts on class a drugs, as a teenager, an empty devoid life, life as a prostitute and drug addict, lives in complete depravity and poverty as she turned to a life of crime to fund drug addiction, going out at night, walking the streets, doing without food, malnourished, cold, hungry, selling s** to men, not wearing warm clothes. Eventually succumbs and dies all addicts will perish this way unless they get urgent drug rehabilitation, the song shows how pointless a life on drugs is. Look at whitney houston for example. Wasted her life and all junkies are utter scumbags and deserve no sympathy as they inject it in their own bodies and will kill you for a £5 note. The song is bleak because drugs are.

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