Tracy Chapman – Baby Can I Hold You – Official Music Video.
The song was written by Tracy Chapman. “Baby Can I Hold You” was released as the third single from her self-titled debut album. The single was released in October 1988 with “If Not Now…” on the B-side (“Across The Lines” in Europe). The single topped the chart in Portugal. In the United States, it peaked at #19 on Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
In 1997, the song was covered by Irish boy band Boyzone.