Look Heart, No Hands

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"Look Heart, No Hands"
Single by Randy Travis
from the album Greatest Hits, Volume 2
Released November 16, 1992
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:10
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Trey Bruce
Russell Smith[1]
Producer(s) Kyle Lehning[1]
Randy Travis singles chronology
"If I Didn't Have You"
"Look Heart, No Hands"
"An Old Pair of Shoes"

"Look Heart, No Hands" is a song written by Trey Bruce and former Amazing Rhythm Aces member Russell Smith, and recorded by American country music artist Randy Travis. It was released in November 1992 as the second new single for his Greatest Hits, Volume 2 compilation.[1] Travis' rendition of the song was a Number One hit for him in early 1993, spending two weeks at the top of the Billboard country singles charts.


"Look Heart, No Hands" is a mid-tempo in which the narrator expresses the feeling of falling in love, comparing it to riding a bicycle downhill without holding onto the handlebars.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Jim Shea and premiered in late 1992.

Chart performance[edit]

"Look Heart, No Hands" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of November 21, 1992.

Chart (1992-1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 11
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 32
Preceded by
"Somewhere Other Than the Night" by Garth Brooks
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

January 23-January 30, 1993
Succeeded by
"Too Busy Being in Love" by Doug Stone
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

February 6-February 13, 1993


  1. ^ a b c Mansfield, Brian. "Greatest Hits, Volume 2 review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-05-23. 
  2. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 6, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Randy Travis Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Randy Travis.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 

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