|Single by The Kelly Family|
|from the album Over the Hump|
|Released||June 28, 1994|
|Songwriter(s)||The Kelly Family|
|The Kelly Family singles chronology|
"An Angel" is a song by European-American pop group The Kelly Family. It was produced by Kathy Kelly and Hartmut Pfannmüller for their eighth regular studio album Over the Hump (1994) and features lead vocals by Angelo and Paddy Kelly. Paddy wrote the song for his mother, Barbara Kelly, who died in 1982 from breast cancer. He wrote it on the family's boat, Santa Barbara.
In 2006, the song was also covered by English singer Declan Galbraith and served as the first single and opening track from his second album Thank You (2006). In 2017, The Kelly Family re-recorded the song for their We Got Love (2017). Other remakes were also recorded by Silbermond lead singer Stefanie Kloß for the complation album Sing meinen Song – Das Tauschkonzert Vol 4 (2017) and by Gregor Meyle for his album Meylensteine Vol 1 (2015).
|CD maxi single|
Credits and personnel
Credits adapted from the liner notes of Over the Hump.
- Songwriting – The Kelly Family
- Production – Hartmut Pfannmüller, Kathy Kelly
- Executive production – Dan Kelly, Mike Ungefehr
- Engineering – Günther Kasper
- Over the Hump (CD liner). The Kelly Family. KEL-Life Records. 1994.CS1 maint: others (link)
- "Austriancharts.at – The Kelly Family – An Angel" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- "Offiziellecharts.de – The Kelly Family – An Angel". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
- "The Irish Charts – Search Results – An Angel". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- "Swisscharts.com – The Kelly Family – An Angel". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
- "Kelly Family - Singles". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-12-01.
- "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts (1994)". GfK Entertainment (in German). offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
- "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts (1995)". GfK Entertainment (in German). offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
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