"Angel Eyes" is a song written by John Hiatt and Fred Koller, produced by Greg Ladanyi for The Jeff Healey Band's first album See the Light (1988). It was first released as the album's second single in June 1989 (see 1989 in music) and peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and twenty-four on the Billboard 's Mainstream Rock Tracks. It was later covered by Australian Idol series one contestant Paulini and became her first number-one single in Australia.
The song debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on June 17, 1989 at number eighty-five. It took a few weeks to rise but it eventually peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 spending twenty-two weeks in it. It was also the seventieth highest selling single in the U.S. for 1989. The song was also used in the 1989 film Roadhouse. John Hiatt's own version of the song finally appeared on his 1994 live album "Hiatt Comes Alive At Budokan". A studio version of the song was included on the 1998 "The Best of John Hiatt".