Dan Hill (1987 album)

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Dan Hill
Dan Hill (1987 album) cover.jpeg
Studio album by Dan Hill
ReleasedAugust 11, 1987
ProducerHank Medress, John Capek
Dan Hill chronology
Love in the Shadows
Dan Hill
Real Love
Singles from Dan Hill
  1. "Can't We Try"
    Released: June 23, 1987
  2. "Never Thought (That I Could Love)"
    Released: February 27, 1988
  3. "Carmelia"
    Released: April 4, 1988

Dan Hill is an album by Canadian artist Dan Hill. It was released in 1987 on Columbia Records. It is Hill's eighth album in all, and his second eponymous release, following his 1975 debut album.

The lead single from the album was a duet with Vonda Shepard, "Can't We Try". It reached No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1] Along with "Can't We Try", two other tracks, "Never Thought (That I Could Love)" and "Carmelia", also reached the Top 10 on the Hot Adult Contemporary chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Conscience" (Dan Hill, John Capek) – 3:54
  2. "Carmelia" (Hill, Capek) – 3:51
  3. "Can't We Try" (Duet with Vonda Shepard) (Hill, Beverly Chapin-Hill) – 4:02
  4. "Blood in My Veins" (Hill, Warren Pash) – 3:51
  5. "Never Thought (That I Could Love)" (Hill) – 3:36
  6. "Every Boys Fantasy" (Hill, Gabe Lee) – 3:26
  7. "Lose Control" (Hill, Capek) – 3:48
  8. "Perfect Love" (Hill, Barry Mann, Scott Cutler) – 4:49
  9. "Pleasure Centre" (Hill, John Sheard) – 3:50
  10. "USA/USSR" (Hill, Sheard) – 3:50

In popular culture[edit]

The songs "Can't We Try" and "Never Thought (That I Could Love)" were both used on the American daytime drama Santa Barbara.[3] "Can't We Try" was used for the Kelly and Jeffrey characters, while "Never Thought (That I Could Love)" was used for the Mason and Julia characters.[3]


  1. ^ "Can't We Try". Billboard Hot 100 Search. Billboard. Archived from the original on October 11, 2014. Retrieved 2009-03-29.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 115.
  3. ^ a b "Santa Barbara". www.cybercom.net. Retrieved 26 May 2018.