Don't Try So Hard

Album: How Mercy Looks From Here (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This ballad features harmony vocals from James Taylor. "I've loved his voice forever," beamed Amy Grant to Billboard magazine. "I said, 'I hear James Taylor on these lines and I'd love to ask him if he'd sing on this.' He worked from home and he really spent some time stylizing it. He sent me a really sweet email afterwards saying that he'd spent the last several days with my voice in his head and hoped I was pleased."

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