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Date: Tue, 4 Apr 1995 19:33:43 -0700 (PDT)
From: Arik Kissinger Florimonte <frendli[at]-remove-cats.ucsc.edu>
Subject: Angels

On Tue, 4 Apr 1995, River wrote:

> Camfield,Chris wrote:
> >
> > Perhaps I'm being brutally stupid about this, but is Angels about someone
> > whose loved one has just died? Am I real slow or way off in left field?
> > It's just the lines "They're bearing you up, they're holding you up" that
> > make me think of someone being perhaps lifted up to heaven? And then "I
> > want to hold you in my arms" (but can't).
> >
>
> You know, I'm not sure about its meaning either, but I *really* love
> this song. I have the single and once I put it on the turntable I
> have to play it about ten times in a row. Use it quite often to
> prove to disbelievers just what an amazing guitarist the Jazz Butcher
> is. (*smiling sigh*)
>

I'm not sure what it's about (exactly) either, but when I was in high
school it worked great for unrequited love (and bonding with friends
because it was the only thing you could do in light of the unrequitedness
of the love).

Arik

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