Standing Outside the Fire

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Garth Brooks

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962) is an American country music artist. His eponymous first album was released in 1989 and peaked at number 2 in the US country album chart while climbing to number 13 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Brooks' integration of rock elements into his recordings… more »

We call them cool Those hearts that have no scars to show
The ones that never do let go
And risk it the tables being turned 
We call them fools Who have to dance within the flame Who chance the sorrow and the shame That always come with getting burned

But you got to be tough when consumed by desire 'Cause it's not enough just to stand outside the fire
We call them strong Those who can face this world alone
Who seem to get by on their own Those who will never take the fall

We call them weak
Who are unable to resist The slightest chance love might exist
And for that forsake it all

They're so hell bent on giving, walking a wire Convinced it's not living if you stand outside the fire
 Standing outside the fire Standing outside the fire
Life is not tried it is merely survived
If you're standing outside the fire

There's this love that is burning Deep in my soul Constantly yearning to get out of control Wanting to fly higher and higher I can't abide standing outside the fire
 Standing outside the fire Standing outside the fire
Life is not tried it is merely survived
If you're standing outside the fire
 Standing outside the fire Standing outside the fire
Life is not tried it is merely survived
If you're standing outside the fire

Written by: GARTH BROOKS, JENNY L. YATES

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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