You Can't Resist It

"You Can't Resist It" is a song recorded written and originally recorded by Lyle Lovett on his 1986 self-titled debut album. It was included on the soundtrack to the 1991 film Switch, from which it was released as a single. At the 1992 Grammy Awards, it was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

"You Can't Resist It"
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Single by Lyle Lovett
from the album Switch Soundtrack
Released1991
GenreCountry
Length3:05
LabelMCA
Songwriter(s)Lyle Lovett
Lyle Lovett singles chronology
"Here I Am"
(1990)
"You Can't Resist It"
(1991)
"You've Been So Good Up to Now"
(1992)

A live version from the album Live from Texas was released as a single in 1999, becoming a top 10 hit on the Adult Alternative Songs chart.[1]

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1991) Peak
position
Canada Adult Contemporary (RPM)[2] 33
Canada Top Singles (RPM)[3] 77
Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Adult Alternative Songs (Billboard)[1] 6

Patricia Conroy versionEdit

"You Can't Resist It"
Single by Patricia Conroy
from the album You Can't Resist
Released1995
GenreCountry
Length3:10
LabelWEA
Songwriter(s)Lyle Lovett
Producer(s)Mike Wanchic
Justin Niebank
Patricia Conroy singles chronology
"What Else Can I Do"
(1995)
"You Can't Resist It"
(1995)
"I Don't Wanna Be the One"
(1995)

"You Can't Resist It" was also recorded by Canadian country music artist Patricia Conroy. It was released in 1995 as the third single from her third studio album, You Can't Resist. It peaked at number 5 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in July 1995.

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 5

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 23

Uses in pop cultureEdit

In 1991, the song was used in the Season Three episode of the TV series Midnight Caller entitled "The Added Starter".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lyle Lovett - Adult Alternative Songs". Billboard. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  2. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 1553." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 29, 1991. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 1552." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 22, 1991. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7780." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 31, 1995. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved October 13, 2013.