Broken Wings

Album: Welcome To The Real World (1985)
Charted: 4 1
  • Baby, I don't understand
    Why we can't just hold on
    To each other's hands
    This time will be the last
    I fear unless I make it all too clear
    I need you so

    Take these broken wings
    And learn to fly again
    And learn to live so free
    When we hear the voices sing
    The book of love will open up
    And let us in
    Take these broken wings

    Baby, I think tonight
    We can take what was wrong
    And make it right
    Baby, it's all I know
    That you're half of the flesh
    And blood makes me whole
    I need you so

    So take these broken wings
    And learn to fly again
    Learn to live so free
    When we hear the voices sing
    The book of love will open up
    And let us in

    Take these broken wings
    You've got to learn to fly, learn to live, love so free
    When we hear the voices sing
    The book of love will open up and let us in yeah, yeah

    Let us in
    Let us in

    Baby, it's all I know that you're half of the flesh
    And blood that makes me whole
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah

    So take these broken wings
    And learn to fly again, learn to live so free
    And when we hear the voices sing
    The book of love will open up and let us in

    Take these broken wings
    You got to learn to fly, learn to live and love so free
    When we hear the voices sing
    The book of love will open up for us and let us in
    Yeah, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah Writer/s: John Ross Lang, Richard James Page, Steve George
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 12

  • Siddiquee Noor Bappy from Bangladesh Richard Page said in an interview that they were battling their Cocaine addiction when they wrote the song. I found this song so inspiring.
  • Love And Kindness from The WorldWe should never forget the 1980s. In a world of pain, suffering where most people have lost the narrative of life and meaning in general, no other time period in human history will be the same as the art, music, creativity of the 1980s and its artists such as Mr. Mister. Let this music be the guide and and a comforting memory of the times once here on this earth; not lost in history, yet still very present and there for us to revisit and love, once again, like we did in the 1980s. World peace, love, harmony and friendship forever!
  • Helena from United KingdomI love this song SO much, I'm a big fan of Mr Mister and have been for nearly 10 years now. I love the video as well, it's so mysterious and I'm a lover of mystery and intrigue. I love how you never see the faces of the dancers, also. Richard Page is a fantastic vocalist and was very easy on the eye too, back in the day. A great band and a great singer and both should've had more recognition.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 7th 1985, Mr. Mister performed "Broken Wings" and "Kyrie" on the NBC-TV program 'Saturday Night Live'...
    Both records peaked for 2 weeks each at #1 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart ("Broken Wings" on Dec. 1st, 1985 and "Kyrie" on Mar. 23rd, 1986).
  • Barry from Sauquoit, Ny"Broken Wings" peaked at #1 (for 2 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Top 100; it had entered the chart on September 21st at position #84 and spent 20 weeks on the Top 100 (eight weeks on the Top 10).
  • Mdianne from Evansville, InWhen a song takes me to another place, it's a heart keeper. This one does, and therefore. is. With what facts I've just read, I think the lyrics imply a very "high" love; even spiritual. No one can "love" like this song resonates, therefore, it has to be above the earth.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxBuffalo took those broken wings and started a snack sensation.
  • Chris from South Surrey, BcLove the ethereal undercurrents to this one.
  • Paul from Washington Dc, DcIt took a while, but this one grew on me. The lead singer's voice is similar to Justin Heywood's. In fact, it could almost be a Moody Blues song. Anybody agree?
  • Jeff from Atlanta, GaMiles Davis.. did a nice version of this as well around the time he put out Tutu.. This is a great pop song..
  • Lars Ulrich from CopenhagenHeard this song when Mister Mister opened for Tina Turner. Have to admit it is catchy.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdMr. Mister was originally known as "Pages" a West Coast duo composed of Richard Page and Steve George. The two sang backing vocals on many artists albums including Al Jarreau, Kenny Loggins, Barry Manilow, Dionne Warwick, Marc Jordan, Peter Allen and Engelbert Humperdnick.
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