• Artist: The Black Lillies
  • Title: Whiskey Angel
  • Genre: Country - Classic, Country - Bluegrass
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium (78-95)
  • Instruments: Real Drums/Drum Kit, Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), Bass
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Moving On Change Letting Go, Soul Searching, Rehabilitation, Sadness Depression, Alcohol
  • Lyrics: Whiskey angel, whiskey angel, where did you come from? Was it heaven smilin’, or hell opening wide? You’re all I ever wanted, yet now I must say goodbye, oh goodbye. Verse 1 You washed away my sorrows, you saved me from myself You washed away my troubles, you layed them on the shelf Your love flowed like mercy, runnin’ through my veins From the first taste you held me, the pleasure in my pain (Chorus) Verse 2 Who knew love could hurt you, drown you in its rain Tell you lies smiling’, leave you with the shame And now that love has faded, there’s a tremble in your voice Just like angels singin’, because they have no choice (Chorus)
  • Keywords: simple, americana, Bass, Guitar, Nashville

About The Black Lillies

The Black Lillies

Knoxville, TN United States

The Black Lillies

Those familiar with the background of Black Lillies frontman Cruz Contreras are often struck with a single question when the man opens his mouth to sing:


Why, given the rich baritone that can range from languid to intense, from reverently hushed to brashly bombastic, did it take so long?

Obviously, he’s no stranger to music. He is the man who loaned out his initials to Robinella and the CCstringband, which flirted with national fame a few years ...

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