Song Title: Try
Date of release: October 19, 2012
Description: ” Try ” is by Pink ( Alecia Beth “Pink” Moore ), the American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. The song was Written and composed by Michael Busbee and Ben West.
Michael Busbee has written and produced for acts like Mercury, Shakira, Gavin DeGraw and Blake Shelton. Ben West has also worked with Cassadee Pope, Clare Dunn and Matt Nathanson.
Production for the single was done by Greg Kurstin, who had produced Pink’s previous single ” “Blow me ( One last kiss ) “.
” Try ” was released on the 19th of October 2012 by record label RCA and taken as the second single from Pink’s sixth Album ” The truth about love “.
Originally the song was sung by GoNorthToGoSouth ( GNTGS ), the band formed and fronted by Michael Busbee and Ben West.
Written as a pop rock ballad about risk taking in love and not worrying about the consequences. The song also talks about keeping your dreams and aspirations even if it means you need to take a risk.
Pinks sings in the chorus ” Where there is desire there is gonna be a flame, where there is a flame someone’s bound to get burned. But just because it burns doesn’t mean you’re gonna die. You gotta get up and try “.
The video that accompanies ” Try ” was filmed on the 27th of August 2012 and is considered by Pink to be one of the most beautiful of her career to date.
Directed by Floria Sigismondi, the Italian-Canadian photographer and director. She has worked on music videos for Justin Timberlake, David Bowie, Christina Aguilera and Ellie Goulding.
Choreography for the video was handled by the Golden Boyz, who have worked with Madonna and Britney Spears with stunt choreography overseen by Sebastien Stella.
The dance moves used in the video were inspired by the Apache dance, the title has nothing to do with the native American tribe. The correct pronunciation is ah-PAHSH, not uh-PATCH-ee.
The style of dance comes from Parisian street performance which was popular in the early part of the 20th century. Pink enjoyed making the video and later said ” I never wanted it to end. It’s my favorite video ever “.
Video co-star for pink is Colt Prattes who is a renowned dancer and choreographer who has worked with artists like Country music singer Travis Tritt and Usher, the American singer and songwriter.
” Try ” was a commercial success for Pink. In the United States the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number 56 and climbed to reach a peak of number 9.
Outside of the United States the song made its debut at number 163 and climbed to reach a peak of number 8. The song spent one week in the top ten and a total of 32 weeks on the UK chart.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 9
UK Highest Chart Position: 8
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Australia (ARIA) 6, Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 3, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 16, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 10, Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 4, Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100) 2, Denmark (Tracklisten) 15, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 13, France (SNEP) 15, Germany (Official German Charts) 2, Hungary (Rádiós Top 40) 2, Hungary (Single Top 40) 4, Ireland (IRMA) 12, Italy (FIMI) 2, Luxembourg Digital Songs (Billboard) 5, Mexico (Billboard) 2, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 23, New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ) 7, Norway (VG-lista) 12, Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100) 2, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 5, Slovakia (Rádio Top 100) 1, South Africa (Mediaguide) 2, South Korea International Singles (Gaon) 136, Spain (PROMUSICAE) 1, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 47, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 2
Official Website: Pinkspage.com
FaceBook Page: Facebook.com/pink
Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/Pink