Foolish Heart

Album: Street Talk (1984)
Charted: 18
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  • I need a love that grows
    I don't want it unless I know
    With each passin' hour
    Someone, somehow
    Will be there, ready to share

    I need a love that's strong
    I'm so tired of being alone
    But will my lonely heart
    Play the part
    Of the fool again, before I begin

    Foolish heart, hear me calling
    Stop before you start falling
    Foolish heart, heed my warning
    You've been wrong before
    Don't be wrong anymore

    Feelin' that feelin' again
    Playin' a game I can't win
    Love's knockin' on the door
    Of my heart once more
    Think I'll let her in
    Before I begin

    Foolish heart, hear me calling
    Stop before, you start falling
    Foolish heart, heed my warning
    You've been wrong before
    Don't be wrong anymore
    Foolish heart
    Foolish, foolish heart
    You've been wrong before

    Foolish heart, hear me calling
    Stop before you start falling
    Foolish heart, heed my warning
    You've been wrong before
    Don't be wrong anymore
    Foolish heart

    Oh foolish foolish heart
    You've been wrong before

    Foolish foolish heart
    Foolish heart Writer/s: Randy Goodrum, Stephen Perry
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Theghostofbellestarr from California, United States Of AmericaWhat is he whispering in those 2 spots in the song ?
  • Isabella from Gresham, OrAmazing song. We love ya Steve!
  • John from Dublin, IrelandThe "Foolish Heart" video is unique in that it doesn't have a single editorial cut - a most unusual feature given the widespread, frantic structure of music videos for that time. The video begins with a static camera, a long shot of a boomed mic situated in a hall lit by an overhead spotlight. Perry walks into the shot, sits on a stool and starts singing. Over the course of just about 4 minutes, the camera crawls forward slowly, eventually ending up with a close shot of Perry. Then the camera retreats slowly back to where it started. And that's pretty much it. No cutaways, no inserts, no visible band members.
  • Emma from Knoxville, TnI was just watching a movie on TV and heard this song in the background.....boy this song bought soooooooooooooo many memories. I loved this guy so much and that song use to make me cry because he didn't love share the same feeling, memories I don't now I haven't the faintest ideal where he is. That is a sweet song.
  • Joann from Portsmouth, VaI love Steve Perry so much & would like to contact him,I would not be a stalker(ha, I even have framed pics of him on a table, saw him in 1986 when he was still with Journey, will always be memorable to me, so carry on Steve your talent & voice is superb,
  • The Other Mrs. Perry from New York, NyI love this song!!!! It's so passionate!
    Check out thelove we have for Steve Perry
    at our website: TheOtherMrsPerry.com
  • Eduardo from San Jose, OtherThis is one of my favorites. At that time (1984) I was soooo in love, but I felt the girl didn't want anything with me because I had wasted so much time the year before....We never had a relationship, not even a little kiss, but now each one has their own marriage and we remain good friends up to this moment.
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