Try Me Out

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"Try Me Out"
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Single by Corona
from the album The Rhythm of the Night
ReleasedJuly 3, 1995
RecordedDecember 1994
Studio Casablanca, Italy
Length3:29
Label ZYX
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Checco
  • Soul Train
Corona singles chronology
"Baby Baby"
(1995)
"Try Me Out"
(1995)
"I Don't Wanna Be a Star"
(1995)
Music video
"Try Me Out" on YouTube

"Try Me Out" is a song by the Italian band Corona, released in July 1995 as the third single from their debut album, The Rhythm of the Night . It was a club hit in many European countries, and peaked within the Top 10 in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain, the UK and on the Eurochart Hot 100. Outside Europe, the song reached number seven in Israel, number 10 in both Australia and on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart, and number 43 in New Zealand. It contains samples from the 1987 song "Toy" by Teen Dream.

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Critical reception

AllMusic editor Jose F. Promis described the song as a "catchy Euro hit", picking it as one of the standout tracks on the album. [1] Larry Flick from Billboard wrote, "One of the leading acts of the ongoing Euro-NRG invasion of the pop mainstream unleashes another sparkler from the album "The Rhythm of the Night". Corona is as giddy as an ingenue can be, and she is surrounded by a storm of syncopated beats and rollicking piano lines." [2] Writing for Dotmusic, James Masterton said, "Unlike most production-line Italian dance, Corona singles do tend to have some song substance to them which has no doubt helped their chart performance". He concluded, "Top 10 could not be out of the question for this one either." [3]

Alan Jones from Music Week commented, "Less immediate than Rhythm Of The Night and Baby Baby, Corona's Try Me Out is another slab of unsubtle Nu-NRG, best served by Lee Marrow's mixes. It's not as immediate or commercial as Corona's two big hits, but it's certain to find an instant home in the upper half of the Top 40." [4] Daisy & Havoc from the magazine's RM Dance Update rated it four out of five, calling it a "catchy song". [5] Another editor, James Hamilton deemed it "nasally chanted Italo disco in typical romping 0-131-0bpm Lee Marrow Eurobeat (with some good breaks)". [6] Pop Rescue described it as a "euro dance romp with house pianos and powerful vocals". [7]

Chart performance

"Try Me Out" made an impact on the charts on several continents, becoming a major hit in many countries. In Europe, it was a Top 10 hit in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain and the UK. In the latter, the single peaked at number six on July 30, 1995, [8] in its third week on the UK Singles Chart. The song stayed on that position for two weeks. On the Eurochart Hot 100, "Try Me Out" also peaked within the Top 10, as number seven. Additionally, it was a Top 20 hit in Austria, France, Iceland and Sweden. Outside Europe, it went to number seven in Israel, number 10 in Australia, number 10 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play and number 43 in New Zealand. The single was awarded with a gold record in Australia for 35,000 singles sold, and a silver record in the UK, after 241,000 units were sold.

Music video

A music video was produced to promote the single. It sees the singer, Olga de Souza performing in different coloured cube-shaped rooms. Red, green and blue rooms appear to be mixed and laid on top of each other, like a Rubik's Cube. The opening and throughout the video, different people are watching a View-Master. At the most, nine cubical rooms are seen at once. They are sliding horizontally, vertical or inclined. Sometimes dancers are performing in these and other times they watches each other, through peepholes between the rooms. At the end all the nine cubes has been solved; top row in blue, middle row in red and bottom row in green. [9] The video was later published on YouTube in April 2014. It has amassed almost 3 million views as of September 2021.

Track listings

Personnel

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