Foolish pride    (video)    (midi)

 

    D - C     - D - C

 

                        D                        G                  D

1. She stayed up all night and cried into her pillow,

                       G                                                       A    - A7

    and fought off the urge to just break down and call.

             D                        G                               D

    Last night to find the fault seemed so darn easy,

                      G                                                     A    - A7

    but now who’s to blame, don't matter much at all.

 

             Bm                       G       A                  D

    She thinks if she calls him, it just shows weakness,

                 G                         A                       Bm

    so the hurt goes on with every tear she's cried.

                G                                            D         - G

    Ain't it sad to see a good love fall to pieces,

                  D                         A                    D

    chalk another heartbreak up to foolish pride.

 

                     D               G                  D

Turn out the lights, the competition's over,

         G                                Em                 A      - A7

the stubborn souls are the losers here tonight.

           D                       G                    D                           G

And while the bridges burn, another hard-hard lesson's learned,

    Em                                          A     - A7

as in the ashes passion slowly dies,

        Bm                          G           A          D

and this romance goes down to foolish pride.

 

+  D - C     - D - C

 

           D                    G                          D

2. He relives every word they spoke in anger,

           G                                                        A     - A7

    he walks’ the floor and punches out the wall,

            D                G                       D

    to apologize to her would be so simple,

                 G                                                    A       - A7

    but instead he cries, “I'll be damned if I'll crawl !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Bm              G            A          D

    If he loses her, he's lost his best friend,

              G                      A                 Bm

    and more then just a lover can provide.

                 G                                             D           - G

    So he wrestles with emotions that defeat him,

                  D                     A                    D

    chalk another love lost up to foolish pride.

 

                     D               G                  D

Turn out the lights, the competition's over,

        G                                Em                 A

the stubborn souls are the losers here tonight.

           D                       G                    D                           G

And while the bridges burn, another hard-hard lesson's learned,

    Em                                          A      - A7

as in the ashes passion slowly dies,

        Bm                          G           A        Bm   - A - G

and this romance goes down to foolish pride,

             Em                   A                    D

chalk another love lost up to foolish pride.

 

+  D - C     - D - C    - D

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Travis Tritt)