Sunday, 2 December 2012

Pink - Try

"Try" is a song recorded by American singer songwriter Pink, released as the second single from her sixth studio album The Truth About Love (2012). It was written by busbee and Ben West, and produced by Greg Kurstin.

The song is a pop rock ballad, about taking risks with love, no matter the consequences. It received mostly positive reviews from music critics, who noted that it is one of the standout tracks on the album and called it a hit. Commercially, the song was a success, reaching the top-ten in Australia, Austria, Germany, New Zealand and Switzerland, while reaching the top-forty in most countries. The Floria Sigismondi-directed video features shots of a paint-covered Pink and her male counterpart expressing their frustrations through dramatic dance moves. 

Pink - Try printable sheet music - CLICK HERE

"Try" was written by Ben West and busbee, while production was handled by Greg Kurstin, who also produced her previous single, "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)". It is a pop rock ballad, modelled on 80's FM Rock, built around two-volume arrangement, whereby the verses are quiet and the chorus is loud, according to Idolator's Carl Willot.

Lyrically, it is an ode to taking risks with love, no matter the consequences. It also talks about hanging onto your dreams and aspirations even if it means taking risks. "Where there is desire there is gonna be a flame," sings Pink on the chorus. "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.

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