Desperately (Bruce Robison song)

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Single by George Strait
from the album Honkytonkville
B-side "Honk If You Honky Tonk"
Released January 5, 2004
Format CD
Genre Country
Length 4:02
Label MCA Nashville (12236)
Songwriter(s) Bruce Robison, Monte Warden
Producer(s) Tony Brown, George Strait
George Strait singles chronology
"Cowboys Like Us"
"Hey, Good Lookin'"
"Cowboys Like Us"
"Hey, Good Lookin'"

"Desperately" is the title of a country music song written by Bruce Robison and Monte Warden. Robison first recorded the song on his 1998 album Wrapped. It was later covered by country singer George Strait on his 2003 album Honkytonkville. Released in January 2004 as that album's third and final single, it peaked at number 6 on the Billboard country charts. Its b-side, "Honk If You Honky Tonk", peaked at number 45 based on unsolicited airplay.[1]

Chart positions[edit]

"Desperately" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 17, 2004.

Chart (2004) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 6
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 44

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2004) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 31


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 406–408. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Best of 2004: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2004. Retrieved July 11, 2012.