Yesterday, Colbie Caillat surprised fans by pulling a small-scale Beyonce and releasing Gypsy Heart Side A, a five-track EP that is to precede the singer-songwriter’s full-length Gypsy Heart album (due out later this year). The Babyface-produced “Try” serves as a single for this particular appetizer of Caillat’s.
“We did four or five songs. I love him as a producer and writer,” Caillat told Idolator a few months back while discussing her work with Babyface. “I just tell him any style that I’m in the mood for and we write it. It’s not like he’s pigeonholed in being an R&B producer.”
The lyric video for “Try” features Caillat, her fans and other famous faces — like Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Osbourne, Sara Bareilles, Lady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott, Natasha Bedingfield, Christina Perri and Jessie J — going sans makeup in an effort to spread the message that beauty truly is on the inside.
Watch Colbie and her entourage go au naturale above, and grab “Try” on iTunes. (Added bonus — it’s this week’s free Single Of The Week.)
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