"Ask the Angels" is a rock song written by Patti Smith and Ivan Král, and released as a third single from Patti Smith Group 1976 album Radio Ethiopia.[1] In 2000 The Distillers released a cover of the song on their debut album. Chemical People released a cover on their 1990 EP Angels & Devils.

"Ask the Angels"
Ask the Angels - Patti Smith Group.jpg
Single by Patti Smith Group
from the album Radio Ethiopia
B-side"Time Is on My Side" (Live)
Released1977 (1977)
FormatVinyl (7")
RecordedRecord Plant Studios, 1976
Songwriter(s)Patti Smith, Ivan Král
Producer(s)Jack Douglas
Patti Smith singles chronology
"Pumping (My Heart)"
"Ask the Angels"
"Because the Night"


  1. ^ "Patti Smith Group - Ask The Angels / Time Is On My Side". Discogs. Archived from the original on 8 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-06.

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