Dyin' flame, you're free again Who could love, do that to you All dressed in black, he won't be comin' back Look, save your tears Got years and years The pains of seventeen's Unreal they're only dreams Save your cryin' for the day
[Chorus] Fool if you think it's over Cause you said goodbye Fool if you think it's over I'll tell you why
New born eyes always cry with pain At the first look at the mornin' sun Fool if you think it's over It's just begun
Miss Teenage Dream, such a tragic scene He knocked your crown and ran away First wound of pride, and how you cried and cried But save your tears, got years and years
(Fool if you think it's over) (Fool if you think it's over)
I'll buy you first good wine We'll have a real good time Save your cryin' for the day That may not come But anyone who had to pay Would laugh at you and say
New born eyes always cry with pain At the first
Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER ANTON REA
Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Dennis Boyce from Hinckley UkListen to the great Elkie Brooks version from the album Pearls she sings Fool like no other.. marvellous song by Chris but Elkie.. perfect.
Dan from Brighton, Michigan To me this song which I loved in my youth is so bittersweet now. When a relationship is falling apart at my age there aren’t years and years. It’s a beautiful song and also a good cry.
Mike from Santa BarbaraChris Rea stated that wrote this song for his sister after her first relationship ended badly.
Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 2nd 1978, "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" by Chris Rea entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 at position #89; and on September 10th, 1978 it peaked at #12 (for 2 weeks) and spent 15 weeks on the Top 100... Even thought it only reached #30 in his United Kingdom, he did have forty-two records make the U.K. Top Singles chart between 1978 and 2000, with "The Road to Hell" being his biggest hit in his homeland, it peaked at #10 in 1989.
Randy from Rio De Janeiro, -There's a lyrical quality to this song that's unusual (to me). Every now and then, an expected word or words is absent.
Examples (omitted/expected words in parens): "Dying flame, you're free again. Who could love (and) do that to you?"; "Save your tears, (you've) got years and years"; "(You're a) Fool if you think it's over, 'cause he said goodbye. (You're a) Fool if you think it's over, (I'll) tell you why" "Newborn eyes always cry with pain (when they) first look at the morning sun" "Fool if you think it's over (it's) just begun"
In my opinion, it works well and makes the song more interesting.
Will.I.am, literally dreamt up "I Gotta Feelin'." Said the Black Eyed Pea: "Have you ever had a dream where there's a melody in your dream? I'll wake up out of my sleep and record that! 'I Gotta Feelin' was one of those songs."