Can I Trust You with My Heart

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"Can I Trust You With My Heart"
Single by Travis Tritt
from the album T-R-O-U-B-L-E
Released November 30, 1992
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:34
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Travis Tritt, Stewart Harris
Producer(s) Gregg Brown
Travis Tritt singles chronology
"Lord Have Mercy on the Working Man"
(1992)
"Can I Trust You With My Heart"
(1992)
"T-R-O-U-B-L-E"
(1993)

"Can I Trust You With My Heart" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Travis Tritt. It was released in November 1992 as the second single released his CD T-R-O-U-B-L-E. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. The song was written by Tritt and Stewart Harris.

Content[edit]

The narrator first explains how special it is in falling in love with a person of the opposite sex, and the difficulties that can occasionally arise with it. He then elaborates on his own relationship with a significant other and goes on to explain that while he has developed a trust in her, he wonders if that trust is good enough to advance in spending the remainder of his life with her, especially if their relationship will ultimately result in marriage.

Critical reception[edit]

Geoffrey Himes, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it "a tear-in-your-beer ballad."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Jack Cole, and is almost entirely in black and white, save for a love scene in a motel room which is in color.

Musicians[edit]

As listed in liner notes[2]

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 62 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated December 5, 1992. It spent twenty weeks on that chart and reached Number One on the chart dated February 13, 1993, remaining there for two weeks, marking Tritt's third Number One.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992-1993) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 13
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, November 28, 1992
  2. ^ T-R-O-U-B-L-E (CD). Travis Tritt. Warner Bros. Records. 1992. 45048. 
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 27, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Travis Tritt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Travis Tritt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Too Busy Being in Love"
by Doug Stone
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

February 13-February 20, 1993
Succeeded by
"What Part of No"
by Lorrie Morgan
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 27, 1993
Succeeded by
"Take It Back"
by Reba McEntire