Hill, Dan - Can't We Try Lyrics

I see your face cloud over like a little girl's
And your eyes have lost their shine
You whisper something softly
I'm not meant to hear
Baby tell me what's on your mind
I don't' care what people say
About the two of us from different worlds
I love you so much that it hurts inside
Are you listening
Please listen to me girl

Can't we try just a little bit harder
Can't we give just a little bit more
Can't we try to understand
That it's love we're fighting for
Can't we try just a little more passion
Can't we try just a little less pride
I love you so much baby
That it tears me up inside

I hear you on the telephone
With god knows who
Spilling out your heart for free
Everyone needs someone they can talk to
Girls that someone should be me

So many times I've tried to tell you
You just turn away
My life is changing so fast now
Leaves me lonely and afraid
Don't be afraid, no

Can't we try just a little bit harder
Can't we give just a little bit more
Can't we try to understand
That it's love we're fighting for
Can't we try just a little more passion
Can't we try just a little less pride

I love you so much baby
That it tears me up inside
Don't let our love fade away
No matter what people say
I need you more and more each day

Can't we try just a little bit harder
Can't we give just a little bit more
Can't we try just a little bit harder
Can't we give just a little bit more
Can't we try just a little more passion
Can't we try just a little less pride
Love you so much baby
Tears me up inside

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Hill, Dan Can't We Try Comments
  1. Rob .B

    My Opinion... Best Singing Duo ... or top 5

  2. Karen P

    One of my faves!!!!!!!!

  3. Connie Sue Abel

    I just love the song "Can't We Try" By Dan Hill & Vonda Shepard 💓

  4. charlton myers

    1987 Dan Hill self-titled Love

  5. Loxley sings

    Missing the cool 80s with this song❤️

  6. Jocelyn Ortega

    I am single !.
    but I love this song very much.
    it sooo beautiful...

  7. Lucivânia de Andrade Silva Lu

    04:10 da manhã ouvindo essa linda música.

  8. Patrícia Carla


  9. robbie eades

    Vonda was beautiful in this video.

  10. S You

    2020 to be, still love this beautiful song.


    It still is and always will be a beautiful song. I still get emotional hearing it. I was on 24 years old when this song came out. I will always enjoy listening to this song. Thank You 😊.

  11. joe r newsom

    "Can't We Try" is a duet performed by Dan Hill and Vonda Shepard released June 1987 written by Dan Hill and Beverly Chapin Hill. The ballad was Billboard's No. 1 Adult Contemporary Song of the Year for 1987. "Can't We Try" was released as a single from Dan Hill's 1987 self-titled album.

  12. FakedStick

    Beautiful people, song, and video

  13. Kat B

    This is what I wish for my husband and I. Don't give up on us my love.

  14. Lucivânia de Andrade Silva Lu

    Que vozes lindas.
    Música linda.

  15. Lerma D

    December 20 2019

  16. Gian Torres

    2:42 It seems Robert Downey Jr. used this video to form Kirk Lazarus' mannerisms in the Tropic Thunder movie

  17. Bing Del Rosario


  18. joel750

    It was 1988 when I first heard this song back in the Philippines. Lord of good and bad memories..... I was 21 years old back then.

  19. Elda Ann Garcia

    Beautiful song.

  20. Carla Abesar

    Hurt me so badly 💔😢😢

  21. Honey Tan

    Nice song for the people

  22. Cozette M

    This song still rings through 33 years later! I was 16 when it came out now I'm 48 and wish I could play it for my unrequited love.



  24. Kimmie Hall

    WOW at 16 I thought I Knew it ALL... 80's were so much easier

  25. Veronica Marisabel Gimenez

    Horizonte 94.3 Siempre!!
    Tantos Recuerdos 💜💜

  26. Hayat Tuna

    What a song!😍

  27. Jeffery Robertson

    Can't we try by Dan Hill duet with Vonda Shepard from 1987 Peaks at number 2 billboard adult contemporary chart and number 1 billboard adult contemporary song of the year 1987 it reminds me of Leeann Tweeden And Peter North beautiful Beach Fort Lauderdale Florida

  28. Alden R. Davis

    November, 2019..still loving this timeless classic and one of my favorite duets ever in music 🎶🎹❤️🎤😎✨

  29. Neide Oliveira

    Até agora sem entender o motivo e demora de só conhece-la agora....
    A dois dias atrás 🙆
    Linda canção e voz

  30. ganesh diaz

    I always loved this song..😘😍

  31. derrick louden

    Fresh year of Highschool 1987

  32. DJ Newton

    2019 still one of the best out there

  33. Bridget Turner

    Dan hill still love this song and love you still your still handsome

  34. Tom G

    My Google home brought me here

  35. Chris

    This song hits the heart and soul harder than an earthquake and a bolt of lightning put together. It's amazing how songs like this are more profound after you've been in situations and had the same thoughts and feelings for your significant other like the ones described in this amazing masterpiece of a song. Give me songs like this about real love and emotion than the trash called today's popular music that clogs the airwaves any day

  36. Luisito Chavez

    Kinakain ang words ng lalake, di ko maintindihan

  37. Charity Berja

    Soo much feeling, can we try 😍❤️😘♥️♥️

  38. Charity Berja

    One of my favorite ❤️❤️😘

  39. Gabriel Bautista

    i met him and he slapped me

  40. Keith Segovia

    I can't bring myself to listen I don't like it

  41. kyle praseutsack

    509 people dont know what great music is.

  42. Sabrina Messenger

    Guess 509 people couldn't try lol

  43. Jenn K

    This song makes me cry makes me think of my ex boyfriend

  44. yakubu sule

    Beautiful song , cool duet for the matured mind

  45. kurdapyo james

    I listening this since 2009 i was like ,, okay , good song , 2019 it makes me cry everytime i hear this .. 😭😭

  46. Jorge Arias

    This song is a masterpiece!!!!!!!!!Wednesday 2nd 2019

  47. Harold Machroli

    Vonda Shepard was a very underrated singer. I loved Vonda Shepard

  48. Dennis Hammack

    Reminds me of my friend Pam, who is having a rough time, and her hubby who moved upstairs. :(

  49. Lewis Gibbs

    2019 i am still listening to dan hill

  50. Danty Hui


  51. sauquoit13456

    On this day in 1987 {September 19th} Dan Hill performed "Can't We Try"* on the nationally syndicated Saturday-afternoon television program, 'American Bandstand'...
    At the time "Can't We Try" was at position #7 on Billboard's Top 100 chart, the week before it had peaked at #6 and it spent twenty four weeks on the Top 100...
    And on July 5th, 1987 it peaked at #2 {for 3 weeks} on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart, the first two weeks it was at #2, the #1 record for both those weeks was "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston, and for it's third week at #2, "Moonlighting (Theme)" by Al Jarreau was in the top spot...
    Between 1975 and 1987 the Toronto, Canada native had six records on the Top 100 chart, two made the Top 10, the above " Can't We Try" and "Sometimes When We Touch" {#3 for 2 weeks in 1978}...
    Dan Hill, born Daniel Grafton Hill IV, celebrated his 65th birthday three months ago on June 3rd, 2019...
    * As noted above, "Can't We Try" was a duet Vonda Shepard...

    derrick louden

    thank for the knowledge 😜👍

  52. Casundra Pressley

    Vonda Shepherd, made, #AlleyMcBeal, so much more amazing, and, Callista Flockheart is still, one helluva Actress, #SupergirlsCatGrant..

  53. Gazpacho Suave

    Sad song that reminds me of my mum & her husband 😎

  54. lilibeth corpuz

    I like this song so much.. compliments to the artist

  55. DESERT Rose


  56. Iboybilog Nicolas

    i love this song..too much.♥️♥️♥️

  57. Michelle Decker

    I love this song <3

  58. Sara Louise Miles

    Dan Hill has written so many beautiful ballads.....XXXXXXXXXXXX

  59. tony friend

    I do not like music video very much! They are not even singing to each other! Like Peter Setera and Amy Grant. Each doing their part in separate rooms or different days in the studieo. NOT even a real duet! 9/7/19 10.39 am cst USA  TRUMP 2020.

  60. Cee Red

    I missed this kind of music

  61. Ed Limfueco

    Aug 31 2019

  62. Coded Francis

    Guys try to listen/watch co love video of jennylyn mercado and Dennis trillo cover of this song.You will love it.


    Yeah that was way awesome though Dennis' voice lacks a little bit of power.

  63. Richard Cooper

    Oh man this song is hard to get through without losing it lol. When it was out in the 80s, it didn't get to me now. Now that I'm older and been through some rough times, I get it.

  64. moejr1974

    Beautiful song from a time when people didn't need auto tune to sing

  65. Angel_ the _wolf

    Omg this song



  67. James White

    I love that this has nearly 2 million listens.

  68. Alden R. Davis

    Still loving and watching this in 2019 with the old school power of MTV ✨💫🎵✌🏿🎶🎤❤️🌟📀😎🎧💕🎼

  69. Mermaid

    When I was younger, I liked the tune. As I grow older, I start to listen more closely to the lyrics and the song grows even more.

  70. Denise DeFilippo

    Still in love with this song. July 2019. Music is not the same as it was growing up.


    Amen. Music like this is leaps and bounds better than the trash that's called today's popular music.

    ola cola

    Yes definitely not as romantic

  71. J Murillo

    The sexist she's ever looked and sounded

  72. aowens9192

    This is the good stuff, right here!

  73. mysza

    I love this song.

  74. Akuserareta026 キリハラ・テズカ

    Man, the outro of this song is the best part of this song IMO.. So I hate when the radio stations cut the outro or some song cover from a TV program is cutting that outro just to make a transition of another song..

  75. Steve B

    These great classics never die out.

  76. Elaine Oliver


  77. Li NDy

    I LOVE YOU SO MUCH that it tears me up.. Dedear, please don't give up..

  78. Herminio Turalde

    Bong mallari

  79. Herminio Turalde

    Bong mallari

  80. Herminio Turalde

    Bong mallari

  81. Herminio Turalde

    Bong mallari

  82. Mary D

    This song has such a special place in my heart. Their voices are perfectly paired and the words...incredible. They just don't make music like this today...everything is altered or enhanced my technology. Bring the real talent back!

  83. Michelle McDougall

    I would love to try again with you if that is something you want as well.

  84. Melanie Mauyao Maniaol Melanie

    Love it, I'm always listening to the music but I am so glad to hear this song has been a great inspiration for me

  85. Oscar Tapiero

    Excellent song...

  86. Edna Tato Draper

    Nice music

  87. jc6594

    Happy 65th Birthday Dan Hill <3

  88. Dale Harapat

    His politics is to the left of Josef Stalin, but he writes and performs great music. Too bad he became a lickspittle globalist.

  89. Debbie Grubb

    2019. Still loving. Classic & beautiful. ❤️

  90. Suzette Wohlmachersh

    Getting older but this song just gonna get younger to me

  91. andy g

    She's gorgeous

  92. Michelle C

    2 beautiful voices to a beautiful song❤❤

  93. Jill Ault

    One of my all time favorite songs!❤

  94. Cindy Jones

    Let’s try a can

  95. Lori Thessa

    Dan Hill songs touching my soul

  96. Xennial Hipster

    How were young adults in the 80s so mature? Dan Hill was only 33 and Vonda only 24 but they both seemed in their 40s!


    Back then young adults where mature then today. Today there really immature, adults dont play video games, does not listen to rap, does not watch cartoons. just cause you got a good job, or a house, or education does not make you adult. Its not what you achieve, its how you act.

  97. Cristabelle Aguas

    so this is the MV? woah

  98. Mark Dodge Sr.

    God does this bring back memories...great duet...love these lyrics!! Still love it at 56!!🎶🎻💕

  99. Aquila Nakhid

    What a classic
    Since I have been a little girl I have loved this song and I still do 😍😍😍