Ready To Take A Chance Again

Album: Foul Play soundtrack (1978)
Charted: 11
  • You remind me I live in a shell
    Safe from the past and doin' okay but not very well
    No jolts, no surprises, no crisis arises
    My life goes along as it should
    It's all very nice, but not very good

    And I'm ready to take a chance again
    Ready to put my love on the line with you
    Been livin' with nothing to show for it
    You get what you get when you go for it
    And I'm ready to take a chance again with you

    When she left me, in all my despair
    I just held on, my hopes were all gone
    Then I found you there

    And I'm ready to take a chance again
    Ready to put my love on the line with you
    Been livin' with nothing to show for it
    You get what you get when you go for it

    And I'm ready to take a chance again
    Ready to put my love on the line with you
    Been livin' with nothing to show for it
    You get what you get when you go for it

    And I'm ready to take a chance again
    Ready to take a chance again with you
    With you Writer/s: CHARLES FOX, NORMAN GIMBEL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn September 10th 1978, "Ready to Take A Chance Again" by Barry Manilow entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #70; and on November 12th, 1978 it peaked at #11 {for 2 weeks} and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #5 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    Between 1974 and 1988 he had twenty-eight Top 100 records; eleven made the Top 10 with three reaching #1, "Mandy" for 1 week in 1975, "I Write the Songs" for 1 week in 1976, and "Looks Like We Made It" for 1 week in 1977...
    Mr. Manilow, born Barry Alan Pincus, celebrated his 71st birthday three months ago on June 17th {2014}.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyThis song was nominated for Best Song at the 1978 Academy Awards {Lost to "Last Dance" from the movie "Thank God It's Friday"}!!!
  • Camille from Toronto, OhWhat can you say about Barry Manilow's voice on a song like this? Smooth like buttah! The lyrics say it all and the emotion is one many could probably relate to at some point in their lives.
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