"Words Get in the Way" was the third single released June 14, 1986 by the American band Miami Sound Machine led by Gloria Estefan on their second English language album, and ninth overall, Primitive Love. The song is a ballad and became the most successful song off the album.
As a ballad, "Words Get in the Way" marked a change in sound from the band's earlier singles and foreshadowed Estefan's success as an adult…
I realize you're seeing someone new
I don't believe she knows you like I do
Your temperamental moody side
The one you always try to hide from me