The cruel angel's thesis will soon take flight through the window, with surging, hot pathos, if you betray your memories.
Embracing this sky [universe] and shining, young boy, become the legend!
Even though clear blue winds Beat on the door of my heart, You just smile, looking straight at me Too involved in yearning for Something to hold on The innocent eyes still know nothing of fate yet.
But someday you will notice On those shoulders of yours There are strong wings To guide you to the far future.
The original version of the single (paired with another song by Takahashi) stayed on the charts for 22 weeks, peaking at #27.
Over the years, the song has become a hit on digital download stores.A cruel angel's thesis And then sorrow comes forth When the shapes of the dreams you hold in your arms Come to life within you.Young boy, who shines brighter than anyone else, Rise to become a legend."The Heady Feeling of Freedom" is a somber and reflective piece for bowed strings and guitar, while "Good, or Don't Be" is played to a light piano and guitar tone.Both are considerably different in feel from the more hard driving original., commissioned to write the song, recalled that she completed "Zankoku na tenshi no tēze" in 2 hours by browsing the idea proposal for the anime and watching incomplete clips of the first two unaired episodes in fast mode.She had been given specific instructions by the producer to make the wording sophisticated and "philosophical".Masami Okui included a cover on her cover album Masami Kobushi, and otaku tarento Shoko Nakagawa has a cover version on her first anime theme cover album Shoko-tan Cover: Anison ni Koi o Shite..A trance remix is included on the Exit Trance album Exit Trance Presents R25 Speed Anime Trance Best 2, sung by "MAKI".A similar, but sparser, version can also be heard during the intermission between the two parts of Evangelion: Death and Rebirth.In 2009, the original vocalist Takahashi recorded a new single, which included a remake of both this song and "Fly Me to the Moon", the series ending theme, to tie in with the theatrical release of the second Rebuild of Evangelion film.