It reached #8 in the UK Singles Chart but became his seventh #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA. Four of the six singles issued from Faith went to number one in America, while by comparison, none managed to do so in the UK.
"One More Try" was the third consecutive #1 single from the Faith album. "One More Try" debuted at an impressive #40 the week of 16 April 1988, and matching the speed of "Father Figure", reached #1 by its seventh week, 28 May 1988, this time staying there for three consecutive weeks. "One More Try" was the second-longest running #1 of 1988, tied with "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" by Poison, and behind the four-week run of Steve Winwood's "Roll with It". In total, "One More Try" spent 7 weeks in the Top 10 and 14 weeks in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. It was a triple-chart #1, also topping the R&B and Adult Contemporary charts and becoming the last number-one single on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart by a white male artist until Robin Thicke's "Lost Without U" (2007).
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