More Than You'll Ever Know

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"More Than You'll Ever Know"
Single by Travis Tritt
from the album The Restless Kind
B-side "Still in Love with You"
Released July 15, 1996
Format CD single, 7" single
Recorded 1996
Genre Country
Length 3:23
Label Warner Bros. 17606
Writer(s) Travis Tritt
Producer(s) Don Was, Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt singles chronology
"Only You (And You Alone)"
(1996)
"More Than You'll Ever Know"
(1996)
"Where Corn Don't Grow"
(1996)

"More Than You'll Ever Know" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Travis Tritt. It was released in July 1996 as the lead-off single from his album The Restless Kind. It peaked at number 3 in the United States, and number 7 in Canada.

Content[edit]

The song is a ballad, that paints the picture of a man coming to terms with his own emotions and struggling to convey the depth of his feelings to the woman in his life.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "sweet ballad that boasts some great lines." She goes on to say that his "heartfelt delivery on this tune should make it an instant success" and that the "country to the core instrumentation" is a good addition.[1]

Music video[edit]

The song's music video was directed by John Lloyd Miller and premiered on Country Music Television on July 15, 1996. The video features an old man, who turns out to be played by Travis Tritt wearing prosthetic make-up. Tritt plays himself and the old man in the video.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 7
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[3] 10
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 88
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 53

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard, July 18, 2000
  2. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 4, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "Travis Tritt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Travis Tritt.
  4. ^ "Travis Tritt Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Travis Tritt.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.