The Dance is Song Lyric Thursday

Been listening to Garth Brooks lately. Forgot how much I liked him. The Dance is one of my favorite songs but Brooks didn’t write it, a guy named Tony Arata did and here he is singing it.

 

 

Looking back on the memory of 
The dance we shared beneath the stars above 
For a moment all the world was right 
How could I have known you’d ever say goodbye 
And now I’m glad I didn’t know 
The way it all would end the way it all would go 
Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain 
But I’d of had to miss the dance 
Holding you I held everything 
For a moment wasn’t I the king 
But if I’d only known how the king would fall 
Hey who’s to say you know I might have changed it all 
And now I’m glad I didn’t know 
The way it all would end the way it all would go 
Our lives are better left to chance I could have missed the pain 
But I’d of had to miss the dance 
Yes my life is better left to chance 
I could have missed the pain but I’d of had to miss the dance

4 thoughts on “The Dance is Song Lyric Thursday

  1. This song is one of my favourites. I sometimes quote that line – “I could have missed the pain but I’d have had to miss the dance” – to friends who either regret something they’ve done (because it went wrong) or who hesitate about doing something (for fear of it going wrong).

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