If God Will Send His Angels
by U2

Album: Pop (1997)
Charted: 12
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  • Nobody else here baby
    No-one else here to blame
    No-one to point the finger
    It's just you and me and the rain

    Nobody made you do it
    No one put words in your mouth
    Nobody here taking orders
    When love took a train heading south
    It's the blind leading the blond
    It's the stuff, it's the stuff of country songs

    Hey, if God will send his angels
    And if God will send a sign
    And if God will send his angels
    Would everything be alright?

    God's got his phone off the hook, babe
    Would he even pick up if he could?
    It's been a while since we saw that child
    Hangin' round this neighborhood

    See his mother dealing in a doorway
    See Father Christmas with a begging bowl
    And Jesus' sister's eyes are a blister
    The High Street never looked so low

    It's the blind leading the blond
    It's the cops collecting for the cons
    So where is the hope and
    Where is the faith and the love?
    What's that you say to me
    Does love light up your Christmas tree?
    The next minute you're blowing a fuse
    And the cartoon network turns into the news

    If God will send his angels
    And if God will send a sign
    Well if God will send his angels
    Where do we go?
    Where do we go?

    Jesus never let me down
    You know Jesus used to show me the score
    Then they put Jesus in show business
    Now it's hard to get in the door

    It's the stuff, it's the stuff of country songs
    But I guess it was something to go on
    Hey, if God will send his angels
    I sure could use them here right now
    Well, if God will send his angels
    And I don't want to lie
    I don't wanna love I want to feel the song
    And I don't want to lie
    And I wanna feel the song Writer/s: ADAM CLAYTON, DAVE EVANS, LARRY MULLEN, PAUL HEWSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Smiley from MehFirst! I really like this song. I think the pop album is sort of underrated, I like it better than all that you can't leave behind. It has four great songs: (in my opinion) Discotheque (silly but catchy and good), If God Will Send his Angels (Awesome background instruments and great lyrics and vocals) Staring at the Sun (very similar to stuck in a moment you can't get out of, not as good but still great), and finally Wake Up Dead Man (Great song about feeling hopeless and wanting Jesus to come back)

    I think this is the most or one of the most spiritual U2 albums, and I like that. (I'm a Christian) I still like a couple songs from All that you can't leave behind, just a little too corporate rock sounding to me.
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