• Duration: 3 minutes
  • Soloist(s): Soprano
  • Instrumentation: Harp & Strings OR Harp/Piano
  • Published by: Novello

The words speak of a final goodbye to a loved one.  Prayers are made to the angels that they may comfort, protect and guide both those who are departing this life and the bereaved.  This track featured on Patrick’s Number One selling album Angel.

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Go to sleep now O true love of mine,
Hold in your heart the comfort Divine;
Angels above you
Guard you and watch you,
Sleepless their vigil can never tire.

With all your memory cherish today,
All we have shared each life-long day:
Angels of light will
scatter the darkness
Tenderly lifting the weight of pain.

You have I loved since we were so young,
With you I sang each beautiful song;
Angels of life
O Give me your voice,
Help me to sing our last lullaby.

Words: Andrew Hawes (1954 –   )