In the video first posted to YouTube on July 8 , Caillat and other women of diverse ages, races and body types are shown singing the song. At first they are in makeup, but as the lyrics progress, they can be seen removing the makeup from their faces. One woman also removes a wig to reveal a bald head, and Caillat herself removes hair extensions and fake eyelashes. The song is from Caillat's new album, "Gypsy Heart. He encouraged her to put those feelings to music. For the 'Try' video I didn't prep or starve myself and over-exercise. And then I didn't get my nails done, I didn't get my hair done. I didn't get a facial.
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It can also be noticed that the songs he revisited through his career are all great songs. He recorded his share of cheesy or schlocky tunes over the years—a few of which were big hits, indeed—but each of those he recorded just once. His first recording of this tune was in , and it was his final recording for the Columbia record label.
It was released as the lead single on June 9, , via Republic Records. Lyrically, the midtempo ballad is about not trying to be someone else in order to make others happy and it was written after a session where Caillat was feeling pressure to be someone she was not, both musically and image-wise. It received acclaim from music critics, who noted it was a simple, but beautiful empowering ballad. The song charted moderately on the US Billboard Hot , while becoming her highest-charting single in five years in Australia and Canada. To promote the song, a lyric video including female fans and artists, such as Sheryl Crow , Sara Bareilles , Christina Perri and others, without any makeup on, to give emphasis to the song message, was released on June 10, Later, an official music video was released on July 8, It features the singer alongside a diverse set of women with makeup and wigs, while removing them throughout the video, ending it natural.