Earlier in the spring Greek goddess and Eurovision winner Helena Paparizou performed “Otan Aggeloi Klene” (“When Angels Cry”) at the Greek national final. The song seeks to unlock the good in each of us, as seen in the breathtaking video clip. There are some angels on Earth that work their magic to help the homeless, the sick and the victims of bullying, racism, and more. Amen, Helena! 

Now the heavens have sent us “Angel”, the English version of “Otan Aggeloi Klene”. Both songs were produced by Amir Aly, Henrik Wikström and Bobby Ljunggren for Lionheart Music, in Sweden. This is the same team behind “Survivor”, your favourite song to win Melodifestivalen 2014. Sharon Vaughn, the genius behind Jedward’s “Waterline”, Agnes’ “Release Me” and Helena’s “Survivor”, provided the English-language lyrics.

Well done Helena!

HELENA PAPARIZOU – “ANGEL”

LYRICS

Wasted faces
you are surrounded by the takers – fakers
all they wounded and the weary, nearly
breaking your wings against the window you’ve closed

Nothing to break your fall, so you fall, I watch you fall
Down deep in the abyss, helpless

Like an angel that’s falling,
Through fire and rain,
Heaven is calling, calling (calling)
Like an angel that’s hurting,
But numb to the pain,
Heaven is calling, calling
Gotta rise, rise, rise again

There are reasons – demons,
stand at your bed and talk in whispers, appear
like they’re saviours,
But it’s your voice, your choice
To crash or fly
yeah you can wake up, rise up

And let me break your fall, as you fall, before you fall
down deep in the abyss, helpless

Like an angel thats falling,
Through fire and rain,
Heaven is calling, calling (calling)
Like an angel that’s hurting,
But numb to the pain,
Heaven is calling, calling
Gotta rise, rise, rise again

Oh, oh, oh like an angel, like an angel
Like an angel
Like an angel that’s falling
Through fire and rain,
Heaven is calling, calling

Yeah…

Angel, Angel, turn yourself around (falling down…)
you don’t have to plunge so fast to the ground

Oh, oh, oh, like a…
Oh, like an angel that’s falling
Like a, oh oh oh
(Like an angel)
Like an angel that’s falling
Through fire and rain (through fire and rain)
Heaven is calling, calling
Gotta rise, rise, rise again
Oh, through fire and rain
Heaven is calling (calling)
Gotta rise rise rise again

Which do you like more? The Greek or the English version?

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Mario ~ Thank You Helena 4 The GreAtY Memories You Gave Us In 2005 When You Won...U Are Always Our *Number One*.. :)
Mario ~ Thank You Helena 4 The GreAtY Memories You Gave Us In 2005 When You Won...U Are Always Our *Number One*.. :)
5 years ago

I LOVE her voice & her songs! <3
Helena was just wasted because she could really make it & gaining a big music carreer as european super star…! <3
She had all the package to succeed this! <3
Really pity that she did not fulfill this dream of hers!

She has released so many beautiful diamonds 4 songs..! <3
She can release even plenty more in the future.. <3

I get really emotional when i rememer Helena winning the Vision10 years ago… <3
Helena was a major part of me through her music <3
I thank her 4 everything.. <3

Eris
Eris
5 years ago

I prefer the greek version :3

Maltish
Maltish
5 years ago

This is so ironic. 10 years ago she won Eurovision by beating the song “Angel” ny Chiara into second place.