When The Heart Rules The Mind
by GTR

Album: GTR (1986)
Charted: 14
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  • Mother protect me, protect me from myself
    Lately I can't tell, who really are my friends
    Burning the candle, the candle at both ends
    Through crowds, across floors
    Each night I just pretend

    When the heart rules the mind
    One look and love is blind
    When you want the dream to last
    Take a chance forget the past

    Watching the actor, that takes the stage by storm
    Stealing the limelight, while we're in the wings
    Sometimes the hero, must play the underdog
    But I don't feel the same
    I must have everything

    When the heart rules the mind
    One look and love is blind
    When you want the dream to last
    Take a chance forget the past

    Seasons will change
    You must move on
    Follow your dream Writer/s: STEPHEN RICHARD HACKETT, STEVE JAMES HOWE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 9, 1986, British rock band GTR performed "When The Heart Rules The Mind" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV Saturday-afternoon program 'American Bandstand...
    At the time the song was at #50 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; four weeks earlier it had peaked at #14 {for 2 weeks} and it spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #3 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart...
    And on the same 'Bandstand' show the quintet also performed their only other Top 100 record, "The Hunter", it peaked at #85 on the chart.
  • David from Hazlet, NjI saw the old VH special on GTR and it seemed like Steve Hackett was so miserable in the video. I think that,he joined this band as he saw the success of Genesis{and this was before Invisible Touch} (a band he used to be with) and I am sure it ate at him. He later said that "GTR was a good, or fun thing for five minutes and then it wasn't fun anymore." Besides Hackett's apathy, Steve Howe, just like in Yes and Asia, was awesome on the album and the vocals of Max Bacon are very good.
  • Sam from Cairo, Egyptbest of the 80's on the teen disco age ever.
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