Angels

It was on the radio few days ago, early in the morning, while I was sipping a cup of coffee and reading posts and comments in MyOpera. It has been a while since I`ve heard it last time. My day was suddenly brighter :happy:
It was written by Irish songwriter Ray Heffernan and Guy Chambers for Robbie Williams, and appeared in his album Life Thru a Lens as a fourth track, in September 1997. Some people think that this song was a career saver for Robbie Williams. In any case he is singing it in almost all of his concerts πŸ™‚
Song made a great success and was covered by many. The most famous are Jessica Simpson, British soul singer Beverley Knight, British classical crossover group All Angels as well as David Archuleta who performed it for American Idol. In 2005. Mexican singer Yuridia made a Spanish and in 2006. Italian baritone Patrizio Franco Buanne released Italian version of the song. You have links of every version of the same song.
According to a poll conducted by the Performing Right Society, Angels was voted to be the most popular karaoke song.
But on my opinion the best version is on the top of this post πŸ˜€ Enjoy!

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61 Responses to Angels

  1. gdare says:

    Adele, it is very uplifting, I have it in my head for a few days now πŸ˜€

  2. SittingFox says:

    It is very beautiful, and somehow uplifting. I'm not a Robbie Williams' fan but I do enjoy this song πŸ™‚

  3. rose-marie says:

    I'm afraid countless horrendous sing-alongs out on the town have ruined this song for me… I prefer the original version anytime! :p

  4. PainterWoman says:

    I might make a post on Idol since I'm such an addict and provide a link to their site so you can see the recent performances. For several weeks before, they show all the people trying out including the really bad ones and how they're made fun of. I don't really like that part either. But sometimes I think a few of the bad ones who dress really goofy are just doing it to get filmed. Then there are some who believe they can sing well and get bashed by the judges. You can see it in their faces how hurt they are.

  5. gdare says:

    Pam – yeah, some people take it too seriously; it has to be fun after all but not derogatory. I can`t wait to see your post :up:Carol – I am glad you liked it πŸ™‚

  6. PainterWoman says:

    Beautiful song and lyrics. I like Robbie's version but also David's and the Italian one too. I thought sure David would win Idol that time. Adam's going to win it this season. Or Alexis. Adam is a fantastic performer. I am an Idol addict.

  7. Dacotah says:

    :up:

  8. gdare says:

    We had our version of Idol, but I didn`t like it. They made fun out of people and not real talents appeared. It was mostly folk music, or a modern version of it. "Turbo folk" as it is well known here :yuck:But I remember watching some of English and USA performers and they were really good :up:

  9. rose-marie says:

    πŸ˜† Trust me, you definitely wouldn't!

  10. rose-marie says:

    Tell you what – if you do it first, I'll follow :yes:

  11. gdare says:

    Java – :sst: "lot of love and affection":DRose – ahem, ahem:sing:and through it all she offers me protection a lot of love and affection whether I`m right or wrong and down the waterfall wherever it may take me I know that life wont break me when I come to call she wont forsake me I`m loving angels instead:sing:Now it`s your turn. But you can`t do it the same way I did πŸ˜›

  12. gdare says:

    You`ve been singing it yourself Rose? :whistle:You know we would like to hear that πŸ˜€

  13. Dacotah says:

    :up: :hat: 60,000 :hat:You are welcome Darko, thank you for talking with me. πŸ™‚

  14. Dacotah says:

    :happy: To have you as a friend. πŸ™‚

  15. gdare says:

    Thank you Carol for being around πŸ™‚

  16. Javaen says:

    I sing this every once in a while at kareoke! Lovely song! :sing: And throught it alll, You offered me protectionLive, love and affection,Whether I'm right or wrong…. :D. I'm glad it brightened your day!

  17. gdare says:

    Java, sorry I forgot to say thank you :)Well, some of you triggered a counter on my blog visits :happy: Thank you, all :cheers:

  18. Dacotah says:

    Thanks Darko. πŸ™‚

  19. gdare says:

    :happy:

  20. gdare says:

    I`ve heard you sing before, Rose, it won`t hurt me to hear you again :DPeople, let`s ask Rose to sing it for us and post it in her blog :yes:

  21. Javaen says:

    Shut it! :irked:

  22. Javaen says:

    Wow! :eyes: that's a lot!!!And Dare :p :p :p :p P. I often change things to suit my inner song! I won't be quoting songs around you anytime soon, again! :awww:

  23. rose-marie says:

    πŸ˜† Nice try!:hat: Yay for 60k! :hat:

  24. gdare says:

    :PHere, have a beer martini πŸ˜€

  25. gdare says:

    :lol:No, please do. I will correct you πŸ˜›

  26. wickedlizard says:

    I :love: this song. :sst: Me and Robbie have the same birthday! πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜†

  27. Zaphira says:

    I love this song. Actually I like a lot of Robbie songs. I am not too fond of his attitude though, but I don't have to be that just to like his singing. :happy:

  28. wickedlizard says:

    I used to like his music… but lately… hmmm…

  29. kalynka says:

    i love love love this song :love:! Thanks, Darko, for bringing sweet memories back :awww:Happy 60000 :hat:!!!! :headbang:

  30. gdare says:

    Java – :DIssy – does he send you a happy brithday card and two tickets for his concerts? :DZaph – I am glad you like it; and his attitude is only his, we don`t need to share it :)Graham – most of celebrities are like this, arogant without reason; plus, it is possible that he was on some drugs that day :left:Alla – it was my pleasure, I hope memories were only sweet πŸ™‚

  31. Javaen says:

    My sweet Dare, Your inner ten year old is gonna get an azz whoopin' from my inner seven year old one of these days. :D. *bats eyes sweetly* She aint scared that yer bigger and taller, neither! :P.

  32. gdare says:

    Flattering will take you nowhere πŸ˜›

  33. Javaen says:

    It's always worked for me in the past! :o.

  34. gdare says:

    πŸ™„

  35. gdare says:

    Not this time young lady πŸ˜€

  36. Javaen says:

    *lower lip quivers* But…. But….:( πŸ˜₯

  37. gdare says:

    Oh, no, another sad girl in my blog :left:What happened?

  38. Javaen says:

    Nothing.

  39. Javaen says:

    :irked: mean boy! πŸ˜›

  40. gdare says:

    I just knew you were pretending πŸ˜›

  41. gdare says:

    Err… this is a problem? :left:

  42. Javaen says:

    Maybe I wasn't. 😦 I am feeling very sad.

  43. Javaen says:

    :no: promise!

  44. Javaen says:

    Nothing always means something with girls. But it's okay. I will manage.

  45. gdare says:

    :doh:I just remembered.I hope it was nothing I said :eyes:

  46. Spaggyj says:

    I don't care for Robbie Williams as a singer or a person, but this song is moving. At times :p .

  47. gdare says:

    Graham – :doh: I guess he got what he deserved :lol:Kimmie – I don`t care much about him too, not important point in my life πŸ˜›

  48. Marike79 says:

    I like the song also πŸ™‚ but my fav Robbie Williams song is 'Feel' :love:

  49. Javaen says:

    :D. :faint:

  50. Marike79 says:

    :sing: I got to much love running through my veinsgoing to waste :sing:

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