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I've said it once and I'll say it again.
I've got something hanging over my head.
I was laying on your shoulder
Perfectly content.
Until you told me all over again.

I aint got no sob story to read.
But just like everyone else I'm living this life.
And you don't need to win me over.
And there aint no other side.
To shuffle me from.
I belong where I decide.
But you say...

We don't mess around.
You've got no freedom to come down.
We don't take angels from the sky.
Oh no, we don't mess around.
You're meant to be among the clouds cause your an angel.
But that's a lie. Uh oh oh oh.

Well I suppose you think I'm so flattered to hear
That I'm the whisper conscience in your ear.
Yeah, and that's exactly the reason that I'll never fit in here
Well nothing's ever that blackand white, my dear.
Cuz you say...

We don't mess around.
You've got no freedom to come down.
We don't take angels from the sky.
Oh no, we don't mess around.
You're meant to be among the clouds cause your an angel.
But that's a lie. Uh oh oh oh.

I'm not your angel darling.
I'm not your angel darling.
I am never gonna be.
I'm not your angel darling.
I'm not your angel darling.
I am never gonna be.

We don't mess around.
You've got no freedom to come down.
We don't take angels from the sky.
Oh no, we don't mess around.
You're meant to be among the clouds cause your an angel.
But that's a lie. Uh oh oh oh.

We don't mess around.
You've got no freedom to come down.
We don't take angels from the sky.
Oh no, we don't mess around.
You're meant to be among the clouds cause your an angel.
But that's a lie. Uh oh oh oh.



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    Angel_DarlingApr 17, 2011 at 9:16 pm
    This guy is absolutely in love with this girl and he's telling her she's this "Angel in the sky" and all she wants him to understand is that she is not perfect. "I suppose you think I'm so flattered to hear that I'm the whispered conscience in your ear, no need to win me over cause there ain't no other side to shuffle me from cause I belong where I decide"

    She's not perfect, and he's idealizing her and it kind of annoys her, but he doesn't seem to understand that all he see's is this great girl whose like his "Angel in the sky" and she's saying I'm just a normal girl "I'm not your angel darlin' I'm not your angel darlin' I am never gonna be"

    Yeah it's a deep song.
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    UnregisteredDec 3, 2011 at 2:52 am
    That even though people seem to be an angel on the inside they really aren't and they don't deserve to be treated like an angel.
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    rainydayJun 15, 2010 at 10:29 am
    i think rainasky is right and the song's the girl's response to say she's not perfect.

    i'm not this 'angel from the sky' that u're talking about, i'm not perfect, stop idealizing me, i've 'got no sob story to read' but i'm 'just like everyone else'.

    'and you don't need to win me over, and there ain't no other side to shuffle me from' cos 'i belong where i decide' and i already love u, but u gotta stop making me that 'angel in that sky' cos i'm never gonna be that angel.

    'i suppose u think i'm so flattered to hear' that i'm your angel but i'm not an angel and 'thats exactly the reason why i'll never fit in here'.

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    hadassah88Apr 8, 2011 at 3:49 pm
    well i think the guy is telling her she is an angel and belongs in the sky and she is not spontaneos as in has no freedom to come down.

    its a deep song, the guy wants someone like himself.. to fight with, to make up with..to mock and be mocked by, in this case she is just golden..no drama and doesnt want to be won over by him coz she doesnt see the need..

    its deep
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    UnregisteredJun 15, 2012 at 8:05 pm
    Her boyfriend puts her on a pedistal as though she's perfect and an angel from heaven. She's bothered by the fact that he holds her in such high regard because she has faults and will never be perfect. She also seems to be an atheist who doesn't even believe heaven exists(this is the sad part of the song of course and the reason i refuse to ever listen to this song again). Kinda sacreligious and kinda blasting her boyfriend for expecting perfection out of her.

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