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Well it's hard to explain but I'll try if you let me
Well it's hard to sustain
I'll cry if you let me
This doesn't change the way I feel about you or your place in my life
(please don't cry)
Can't you see I'm dying here?
A shot of broken heart that is chased with fear

Angels cry when stars collide
I can't eat and I can't breathe
I wouldn't want it any other way

Intentions that were pure have turned obscure
Seconds into hours
Minutes into years
Don't ask me why
(please don't cry)
I can't tell you lies

Angels cry when stars collide
I can't eat and I can't breathe
I wouldn't want it any other way.
[repeat]

My heart burns through
My chest to the floor
Tearing me silently although abruptly
Words can't hide as I'm taking you home
And I tried to see
Tried to understand your words as I'm taking you home

Angels cry when stars collide
I can't eat and I can't breathe
I wouldn't want it any other way
[repeat]



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    chakraJan 15, 2009 at 2:06 am
    I think he has cheated and he's trying to explain it to her. He can't lie and it hurts him just as much as its hurting her because he truly loves and cares for her. It was something that got out of hand. Good intentions turned obscure. (angels cry, when stars collide)They were soul mates, but the stars collided the minute he made that choice to cheat. Now the angels cry because something that was so perfect has been ruined
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    killmekissmexxxSep 15, 2008 at 11:21 pm
    you can't really explain this song's meaning. this is just the kind of song that you can listen to and you just know what it means. it's a truly touching song, and i love this band.
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    UnregisteredAug 1, 2012 at 1:41 pm
    Someone's trying to explain a very complex thing here. May he fell out of love or worse he's with someone else. He trying to explain carefully to the girl without her being hurt. He's too afraid to lie. He's really having a hard time explaining. He's too nervous about it that maybe he'll say the wrong words and displease the girl which he was afraid of. The chorus, in my opinion, tells us that nothing perfect. Everything falls out at some time. He can't go on without her but he thinks it's better if he leaves her. It took a lot of time for him to explain. And it hurts him too. He just can't tell sweet lies to his girl. It took him a lot of courage and honesty to say all he that he wants to her. It also tears him apart though his girl can't perceive it.. He sends her back home. And on their way t'was the girl's turn to say her final words to him. He tried to understand her also.. The end. They broke up..
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 5:34 pm
    This song holds the meaning of faith, love, depression, hurt feelings, apologize, pain, anger, agony & return of a love.. As simple as that!
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    UnregisteredJul 25, 2012 at 9:45 am
    This song is great and also facedown,your guardian angel and cat and mouse are all my favorite the question is do angels cry?

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