Paper Wings

Album: Everyone Is Everybody Else (1974)

Songfacts®:

  • Written largely by Les Holroyd, with some help lyrically from Mel Pritchard, "Paper Wings" was inspired by a visit to the Eiffel Tower where the band saw a plaque in memory of someone who had fallen (ie jumped) to his death from the structure, as the song says "a broken man without a dream". >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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