“Look Heart, No Hands” is a song recorded by Randy Travis and written by Russell Smith and Trey Bruce. The song was released in November 1992. It is one of the songs that is included in his Greatest Hits, Volume Two compilation. Travis rendered the song beautifully that it became a number 1 hit during the early part of 1993. Additionally, it stayed at the top of the Billboard country singles charts for two weeks.
Randy Bruce Traywick, also known as Randy Travis, is a well-known American country music artist, songwriter, gospel singer, actor, and guitarist. He started his music career in 1978; however, he suffered from a stroke and was incapacitated in 2013. Throughout his music career, Travis was able to record 20 studio albums, and over 50 of his singles have made it to the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, likewise, 16 of these songs have reached number 1.
Travis is considered a prominent figure in the country music scene. During the middle part of the 1980s, Travis made a major breakthrough upon releasing his album Storms of Life. With more than four million copies of the album being sold, Travis became a significant figure in the neotraditional country movement. After the success of his debut album, Travis recorded numerous platinum and multi-platinum albums. Travis is best known for his unique baritone vocals, which made him a country music star.
What is the Song All About?
“Look Heart, No Hands” by Randy Travis talks about the feeling of being in love which is compared to riding a bike downhill without gripping the handlebars. Basically, this is the concept of the whole song, which is why it is called “Look Heart, No Hands.”
The song is all about getting close to somebody and opening yourself up to them. Even though you allow yourself to be hurt by them, you still keep on hoping and trusting that they won’t hurt you. The analogy of comparing love to riding a bike is so unique.
Randy Travis Songs are so beautiful that some of them became number 1 on Billboard, including “I Won’t Need You Anymore (Always and Forever),” “I Told You So,” “Forever and Ever, Amen,” and “Too Gone Too Long.”
Randy Travis’ “Look Heart, No Hands” peaked at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks.
Jim Shea directed the music video for the song, watch it here: