"There Must Be an Angel" world premiered in early August 2001 on television, but was temporarily banned from music networks due to its military theme, following the September 11, 2001 attacks. The music video, directed by Sophie Muller, was not shown by MTV because of several scenes depicting the occult. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz. In 1997, Finnish parody rock band Leningrad Cowboys recorded a cover of "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" for their 1997 album Mongolian Barbeque.
It features a harmonica solo by American musician Stevie Wonder. Get the Sheet Music License This Song lyrics. Angel song meanings Add your thoughts 5 Comments. Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. The song has been covered by several musical artists, including Brittany Murphy, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Leningrad Cowboys, Luciano Pavarotti, Kylie Minogue, Jessica G. Pilnäs and, most noticeably, German girl group No Angels, who scored their second number-one single in Austria and Germany with their rendition for the reissue of their album Elle'ments in August 2001. The Temptations sang backup on "Super Freak" by Rick James. He mentions them in the song when he says, "Temptations, sing!". The animated movie was a world premiere and something really big for us. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.  Suggested for re-recording by band manager Joy Behar, the Eurythmics song was one of a couple of tracks considered to be remade by the quintet, but was eventually picked when the producers of the animated feature The Little Polar Bear agreed to accept the track as film's theme song. In mid-2001, producers Patrik Majer, Ulf Leo Sommer, and Rosenstolz member Peter Plate consulted on a contemporary version of the track, recorded by German girl band No Angels.  "There Must Be an Angel" was eventually certified gold by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) for more than 250,000 shipped copies and ranked 13th on the 2001 year-end chart in Germany. It remained another week at number one and spent 21 weeks within the top 60 of the chart, ranking 19th on the Austrian year-end chart in 2001.  In Switzerland, the single debuted at number 36 on the Swiss Singles Chart. Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter. In. The Temptations sang backup on "Super Freak" by Rick James. "It was getting very late and we were getting pessimistic whether he'd even turn up at all," Lennox recalled in. Wonder worked on this own schedule, so when Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart went to Los Angeles to record the song, they weren't sure if or when he would show up. This song was inspired by Daniel, and also Lennox' great-aunt, who died at age 57.
In the lavish video, Dave Stewart plays the Sun King, Louis XIV of France. Es wurde erstmals auf dem 1985er Album Be Yourself Tonight veröffentlicht. The cover also served as a B-side for their cover of the song "You're My Heart, You're My Soul".  Inspired by Tony Scott's 1986 film Top Gun, the clip features the quintet as fighter pilots of the fictional US military squadron 68 at an also-fictional airbase in Angelville, United States. In 2013 the song was voted as the third best number-one song of all time in NME. Roger tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Song.". Those were Robin Williams' sayings on his TV show Mork & Mindy.