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McLachlan wrote this about a drug-addict's struggles with the world. The "angel" symbolizes the drugs the addict gives in to repeatedly. (thanks, Holly - Pensacola, FL)
As McLachlan explained on VH1 Storytellers, this song is about the Smashing Pumpkins touring keyboard player Jonathan Melvoin, who overdosed on heroin and died in 1996. McLachlan explained that there's nothing constant when you are on the road; everything becomes the same. (thanks, Stacy - Sunbury, Australia)
On the same Storytellers show, McLachlan said that this song only took a few hours to write, stating it was a "very easy labor." (thanks, Stacy - Sunbury, Australia)
This was used in the movie City of Angels. (thanks, Jamie - Alameda, CA)
This Kentucky singer/songwriter's hits include "She Couldn't Change Me" (recorded by Montgomery Gentry) and "It Ain't Easy Being Me."
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash
The Wishbone Ash guitarist on how touring with The Who inspired one of their most enduring songs, and why they moved to America at the peak of their powers.