Kissing A Fool

Album: Faith (1987)
Charted: 18 5
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  • You are far
    When I could have been your star
    You listened to people
    Who scared you to death and from my heart
    Strange that you were strong enough
    To even make a start
    But you'll never find
    Peace of mind
    Til you listen to your heart

    People
    You can never change the way they feel
    Better let them do just what they will
    For they will
    If you let them
    Steal your heart from you
    People
    Will always make a lover feel a fool
    But you knew I loved you
    We could have shown them all
    We should have seen love through

    Fooled me with the tears in your eyes
    Covered me with kisses and lies
    So goodbye
    But please don't take my heart

    You are far
    I'm never gonna be your star
    I'll pick up the pieces
    And mend my heart
    Maybe I'll be strong enough
    I don't know where to stars
    But I'll never find
    Peace of mind,
    While I listen to my heart

    People,
    You can never change the way they feel
    Better let them do just what they will
    For they will
    If you let them
    Steal your heart

    And people
    Will always make a lover feel a fool
    But you knew I loved you
    We could have shown them all

    But remember this
    Every other kiss
    That you ever give
    Long as we both live
    When you need the hand of another man
    One you really can surrender with
    I will wait for you
    Like I always do
    There's something there
    That can't compare with any other

    You are far
    When I could have been your star
    You listened to people
    Who scared you to death and from my heart
    Strange that I was wrong enough
    To think you'd love me too
    I guess you were kissing a fool
    You must have been kissing a fool Writer/s: George Michael
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Victoria Semenenko George Michael's Baby from UkraineDespite got to say there was not exactly that side of fame really scared me in George but his narcissistic as I surely knew he didn't love as actually never going to...
  • Victoria Semenenko George Michael's Baby from UkraineAnd about being "lucky" I don't know if being finally raped as disgarded that is really a kind of that being an object of narcissistic man desire as actually exactly this song exposes idealization stage in a circle of narcissistic abuse.
  • Victoria Semenenko George Michael's Baby from UkraineThe video was filmed September 16th 1988 in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Viktoria Semenenko from UkraineAnd Mare Soir is absolutely right in interpretation.
  • Viktoria Semenenko from UkraineYes, this story is about George Killing a Snake by his official story so I was really affraid of his spear as Real Life Victory just because exactly a snake is an important life symbol in many cultures so in mine too. I never was a suicider.
  • Susan from Airdrie, -He was so talented. Well, still is. It's a shame what happened. Hopefully he'll release an album and wow us all again. :)
  • Mare Soir from Oceanside, Ca I think this song is about a person who was afraid to get involved with his celebrity: "I'm never gonna be your star." Also he may have thought she was influenced by the people around her:"You listened to people who scared you to death and from my heart." It is a heartbreaking ballad.When I heard this song, I thought how lucky the person accused of "kissing a fool" was and that the inverse had to be true! Noone would ever reject this artist unless there was a reason that noone including the person involved or the artist could ever understand. It sounds like a tragic love affair thwarted by some dark mystery.That's just my thought. Art is art. If it is not autobiographical it leaves one to wonder.
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