“Angel Eyes” was written by Matt Dennis in 1941. The lyrics were written by Earl Brent. This tune was first featured in the 1953 film “Jennifer”, and has become a popular jazz standard. This tune is most commonly played as a ballad or at a medium tempo. Be sure to check out a variety of different recordings, as the chord changes tend to vary widely.
Angel Eyes has been recorded and performed in many different keys. Our play along and chord sheets are in the key of C minor, the most common key for the tune.