Couldn't Last a Moment
|"Couldn't Last a Moment"|
|Single by Collin Raye|
|from the album Tracks|
|B-side||"You Still Take Me There"|
|Released||February 1, 2000|
|Collin Raye singles chronology|
"Couldn't Last a Moment" is a song written by Danny Wells and Jeffrey Steele, and recorded by American country music singer Collin Raye. It was released in February 2000 as the first single from his album Tracks. The song peaked at number 3 on the U.S. Billboard country music charts and reached number 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks. It also peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming Raye's third biggest crossover hit. It was Raye's last top 40 hit on the U.S.country chart.
Raye stated that the song is one of the "most vulnerable" he's ever recorded. "The guy has his heart on his sleeve," he says. "Before, I would have been afraid to cut a song like that because it mirrored my life. Lyrically it's so vulnerable."
In the song, the narrator expresses his feelings after breaking up with his girlfriend. He states that he "couldn't last a moment" without her and attempts to get her back.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||43|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||3|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||26|
- "Billboard Artist of the Day: Collin Raye Lightens Up With New 'Tracks' Set". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20.
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7293." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 29, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
- "Collin Raye – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Collin Raye.
- "Collin Raye – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Collin Raye.
- "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 15, 2012.
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