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Garth Brooks Slows It Down In Chicago With His Favorite Song

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During a world tour stop in Chicago, the legendary country singer gives a heart-breaking performance of one of his biggest hits...

Released in 1990 as the fourth and final single to his self-titled debut album, Garth Brooks has openly credited it as a pivotal piece of his career and one of the biggest stepping stones for his truly phenomenal success as an artist. 

Written by well-known songwriter, Tony Arata, this also became a catalyst for his own songwriting career and is considered to be his best-known work. Arata has written many numbers for country artists like Brooks, Reba McEntire, Bonnie Raitt, and Patty Loveless

Brooks revealed in a 1994 interview that he feels the track's success is unsurmountable. 

"..unless I am totally surprised, 'The Dance' will be the greatest success as a song we will ever do. I'll go to my grave with 'The Dance'. It'll probably always be my favorite song."

The song became an international sensation, dominating charts in the United States, Europe, Ireland, and even made a big splash in the British Pop Top 40 chart. Brooks would go on to win both Song of the Year and Video of the Year from the Academy of Country Music in 1990 for "The Dance".

Check out the video below where Brooks sings his phenomenal hit during a 2014 tour stop in Chicago at the Allstate Arena. 

LYRICS BELOW

Looking back on the memory of
The dance we shared 'neath the stars above
For a moment all the world was right
How could I have known that 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 have had to miss the dance

Holding you, I held everything
For a moment wasn't I a 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 have had to miss the dance

It's my life, it's better left to chance
I could have missed the pain
But I'd have had to miss the dance

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