Try Not to Look So Pretty

"Try Not to Look So Pretty" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released in February 1994 as the fourth single from his album This Time. This song peaked at number 14 in the United States and at number 4 in Canada.[1] It was written by Dwight Yoakam and Kostas.

"Try Not to Look So Pretty"
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Single by Dwight Yoakam
from the album This Time
B-side"Wild Ride"
ReleasedFebruary 14, 1994
LabelReprise 18341
Songwriter(s)Dwight Yoakam, Kostas
Producer(s)Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam singles chronology
"Fast as You"
"Try Not to Look So Pretty"
"Pocket of a Clown"

Music videoEdit

The music video was directed Gregory R. Alosio with help from Dwight Yoakam.

Chart performanceEdit

"Try Not to Look So Pretty" debuted at number 74 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of February 19, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 4
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 14

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 36


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2468." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 9, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.

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