Album: Folklore (2003)
Charted: 15
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Songfacts®:

  • In a press release to promote Folklore Furtado said of this song: "This is about the reality of love. My energy used to just go everywhere, but now I'm more grounded because I've found true love. The idea here is that, yeah, sometimes life sucks. But life is only so long, and somebody can come along who makes you want to be a better person. You just have to roll with the punches. So 'Try' is not a happy-go-lucky song. It has a strange arrangement because the chorus happens only twice, and the end is improvisational. It's like one of those epic power ballads."
  • A Spanish version called "Dar" was released in 2007. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR
  • Sophie Muller, who directed Furtado's "Turn Off The Light" promo, helmed the music video. In the period piece (possibly Colonial America), Furtado and her fictional husband try to conceive a baby using folklore methods (the singer is shown tying lover's knots underneath the bedsprings).

Comments: 2

  • Emmy from Bellville, OnSaddest song ever when I was a kid It made me cry.
  • Mary from Tampico, MexicoI love this song :)kind of touching
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