Fool (If You Think It's Over)

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"Fool (If You Think It's Over)"
Single by Chris Rea
from the album Whatever Happened to Benny Santini?
B-side"Midnight Love"
ReleasedJuly 1978
StudioThe Mill
GenreSoft rock[1]
Length3:39 (single version)
4:47 (album version)
LabelMagnet (UK)
United Artists (US)
Songwriter(s)Chris Rea
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Chris Rea singles chronology
"So Much Love"
"Fool (If You Think It's Over)"
"Whatever Happened to Benny Santini?"
Music video
"Fool If You Think Its Over (Official Music Video)" at YouTube

"Fool (If You Think It's Over)" is a 1978 song by English singer Chris Rea and taken from his debut studio album Whatever Happened to Benny Santini?. It went to number 12 in the United States, number 15 in Canada, number 25 in the Netherlands, number 30 in the United Kingdom, number 31 in New Zealand and number 39 in Australia. The song's success earned Rea a Grammy nomination in 1979. It was covered by Elkie Brooks in 1981 and went to number 6 in Ireland, number 17 in the United Kingdom and number 18 in South Africa.

References[change | change source]

  1. Fletcher, Rebecca (28 September 2002). "Interview: Chris Rea - MY ROAD FROM HELL; How a near-death experience made singer Chris Rea realise what he really wanted out of life". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 26 January 2017.