Words by Heart
|"Words by Heart"|
|Single by Billy Ray Cyrus|
|from the album It Won't Be the Last|
|Released||January 24, 1994|
|Billy Ray Cyrus singles chronology|
"Words by Heart" is a song written by Reed Nielsen and Monty Powell, and recorded by American country music singer, Billy Ray Cyrus. It was released in January 1994 as the third single from his platinum-selling second album, It Won't Be the Last. The song was the follow-up to "Somebody New". "Words by Heart" reached a peak of number 12 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs chart), and number 19 on the U.S. Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. It also gained play in Canada, where it reached number 14.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Cyrus "applies his well-rehearsed Springsteen growl and delivers an over-dramatic reading of this nostalgic ode to a lost high school love."
A music video was made also made for the song and it was directed by Charley Randazzo.
"Words by Heart" debuted at number 68 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of January 29, 1994.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||14|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||12|
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