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Wer zu Lebzeit gut auf Erden
Wird nach dem Tod ein Engel werden
Den Blick Тgen Himmel fragst du dann
Warum man sie nicht sehen kann

Erst wenn die Wolken schlafengehn
Kann man uns am Himmel sehn
Wir haben Angst und sind allein
Gott weiss ich will kein Engel sein

Sie leben hinterm Horizont
Getrennt von uns unendlich weit
Sie mussen sich an Sterne krallen (ganz fest)
Damit sie nicht vom Himmel fallen

Erst wenn die Wolken schlafengehn
Kann man uns am Himmel sehn
Wir haben Angst und sind allein
Gott weiss ich will kein Engel sein

English translate: Angel

Live in virtue, no desire
In the grave an angel's choir
You look to heaven and wonder why
No one can see them in the sky

Just as the clouds have gone to sleep
Angels can be seen in heavens keep
Alone in fear they question why
God knows I don't want to be an angel

Angels live, they never die
Apart from us, behind the sky
They're fading souls who've turned to ice
So ashen white in paradise

Just as the clouds have gone to sleep
Angels can be seen in heavens keep
Alone in fear they question why
God knows I don't want to be an angel



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    UnregisteredJun 17, 2012 at 6:42 am
    Just a good song about how even angels have a cold, dark side. And thats just about it. If you wanna know what the song is about, just look up the english version.
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    UnregisteredMay 4, 2012 at 12:10 am
    He who is good in life, will become an angel after his death. When you look to heaven, you wonder why you cannot see them. When the clouds have gone to sleep, you can see them in the heavens; we are afraid and alone, god knows i don't want to be an angel. They live behind the sunshine, forever apart from us, they must cling tightly to the clouds so they do not fall from heaven.
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    UnregisteredApr 24, 2012 at 12:55 pm
    Who cares what it's about. Why do people feel the need to know what a song is about? Why not just listen to and enjoy it?

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