It's a Coldplay song called Fix You off their X&Y album from like 2 or 3 years ago
"When You Try Your Best But You Don't Succeed, When You Get What You Want But Not What You Need" Is A Part Of Which Song?
When you try your best but you don't succeed when you get what you want but not what you need' is a part of the song "Fix You' by Coldplay. The song was featured on their album 'X & Y' which was released in 2005. The song reached the number four spot in Canada and U.K. music charts. It was also the most downloaded song from the iTunes Music Store. The song is a very uplifting song that lifts your spirit if you are feeling depressed. The song is a very slow song which is very beautifully sung by Chris Martin. The song says that if you are feeling low and out, I will be the one who will help you with things. The song was written to lift the spirits of Chris Martin's wife, the actress Gwyneth Paltrow because she went through depression when her father died.