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Lyrics to Angel
(video) - by Sarah McLachlan
The Story Behind Angel
Angel by Sarah McLachlan first appeared on her Surfacing album, which was released in 1997. The song was inspired by Jonathan Melvoin, the Smashing Pumpkins' keyboard player. Melvoin died of a heroin overdose in 1996.
Sarah McLachlan has said that it only took her a few hours to write the song.
--Angel was re-released as a single in 1999 and it quickly reached the #4 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
--Several artists have covered the song, including: Angelis, Beyoncé, John Barrowman, Allison Crowe, and classical singer Katherine Jenkins.
--The song was featured on City of Angels, a 1998 movie starring Meg Ryan and Nicholas Cage.
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