“Wish I Didn’t Know Now” is a song written and recorded by American country music singer Toby Keith. It was released in February 1994 as the fourth and final single from his self-titled debut album. The song peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and at number 17 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.
The music video was directed by Marc Ball, and was filmed in black and white. It features Keith singing the song in a dark house, while raining outside. Scenes also feature him, socializing with a girlfriend, and at times, other couples, and bar patrons. It premiered on CMT on March 2, 1994, where they named it a “Hot Shot” video of the week.
Debuted at number 54 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated March 19, 1994. It charted for twenty weeks on that chart, and peaked at number 2 for the week of May 28, 1994, behind Tim McGraw’s “Don’t Take the Girl”.
From the album Toby Keith
B-side “Under the Fall”
Released February 28, 1994
Label PolyGram/Mercury 858290
Songwriter(s) Toby Keith
Producer(s) Nelson Larkin and Harold Shedd