Try Hard
Anthony B Lyrics


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She's dropping out of school cause
she don't need the grade,
The colors in her hair don't seem to
fade,
I get dressed up when I go out but
she gets dressed down
She's 17 I've told her I'm 20,
I couldn't take her out cause Mom's
got no money,
It's stuff like this that makes me
wish that I could change somehow
Sitting here at home, it's obvious

She's so out of reach, and I'm
finding it hard cause
She makes me feel, makes me feel,
Like I try, like I try, like I'm trying
too hard,
Cause I'm not being me, and it's
getting me down
She makes me think, makes me
think,
That I try, that I try, that I'm trying
too hard again
Cause I'm trying too hard again
She's got a rude tattoo but she
keeps it covered,
I play guitar but she's into
drummers,
She's seen my face around but she
doesn't even know my name
I pierced my lip so she thinks I'm
cool,
I ripped my jeans and I dropped
out of school,
I followed her around the town but
she thinks that I'm a weirdo now
Sitting here at home, it's obvious

She's so out of reach, and I'm
finding it hard cause
She makes me feel, makes me feel,
Like I try, like I try, like I'm trying
too hard,
Cause I'm not being me, and it's
getting me down
She makes me think, makes me
think,
That I try, that I try, that I'm trying
too hard again
Cause I'm trying too hard again
But now, who knew?
She's in the crowd of my show
Nothing to lose,
She's standing right in the front
row
The perfect view,
She came along after all,
But here's something that you
should know
You're so out of reach, and I'm
finding it hard cause
You make me feel, make me feel,
Yeah she makes me feel, makes me
feel
It's obvious

She's so out of reach, and I'm
finding it hard cause
She makes me feel, makes me feel,
Like I try, like I try, like I'm trying
too hard,
Cause I'm not being me, and it's
getting me down
She makes me think, makes me
think,
That I try, that I try, that I'm trying




too hard again
Cause I'm trying too hard again

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Anthony B's song "Try Hard" tell the story of a young man who is trying hard to impress a girl that he is in love with. He describes how he changes his appearance and behavior to try and win her over, but it seems like he is never able to reach her. He feels like he is trying too hard to be someone he is not, and it is getting him down. He wishes he could change but is not sure how to do so.


The chorus repeats the idea that he feels like he is trying too hard, and that it is not helping him win her over. However, towards the end of the song, he discovers that she is actually at one of his shows, and he finally gets a chance to show her who he really is. The song concludes with the same chorus, but this time it is directed towards her, as he realizes that it is not just him who is trying too hard, but both of them are struggling to reach each other.


The lyrics of "Try Hard" highlight the pressure that people feel to conform to certain standards in order to be accepted by others. It also portrays the difficulties of trying to connect with someone while pretending to be someone you are not. Ultimately, the song suggests that being true to yourself is the best way to build meaningful relationships.


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Line by Line Meaning

She's dropping out of school cause she don't need the grade,
She has decided to leave school because she feels that what is being taught to her is not of much use.


The colors in her hair don't seem to fade,
The color in her hair is still visible and strong, despite the passage of time.


I get dressed up when I go out but she gets dressed down
I wear my best clothes when I go out, while she prefers to dress casually.


She's 17 I've told her I'm 20,
She is only 17 years old, but I have lied to her, telling her that I am 20 years old.


I couldn't take her out cause Mom's got no money,
I couldn't afford to take her out because my mother is financially struggling.


It's stuff like this that makes me wish that I could change somehow
Experiencing such moments makes me realize that I need to make some changes in my life.


She makes me feel, makes me feel, Like I try, like I try, like I'm trying too hard,
Being around her makes me want to impress her, and I end up trying too hard to do so.


Cause I'm not being me, and it's getting me down
I'm not being true to myself, and it's causing me some distress.


She's got a rude tattoo but she keeps it covered,
She has a tattoo that can be considered impolite, so she keeps it hidden from plain sight.


I play guitar but she's into drummers,
I play the guitar, but she seems to find drummers more attractive.


I followed her around the town but she thinks that I'm a weirdo now
I used to follow her around, but now she thinks that I'm odd for doing so.


But now, who knew? She's in the crowd of my show
But now, surprisingly, she is in the audience of one of my performances.


She's so out of reach, and I'm finding it hard cause She makes me feel, makes me feel, Yeah she makes me feel, makes me feel
She is someone who is difficult to attain, and being around her makes me feel a certain way.




Writer(s): Anthony, Kenneth Daryl Lewis Copyright: Hanseatic Musikverlag Gmbh & Co. Kg

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Kevin


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Wrong lyrics...c'mon,post genuine lyrics

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