Tough, brutally honest , and not shy of a little humor: Pink. Pink stands up for the underdogs, discusses the highs and lows of her love life, and puts American presidents up to the test. Not many other artists in the industry are as open, pronounced, and raw as Pink in her lyrics. It is exactly this directness that makes it difficult not to relate …. Alecia Beth Moore, better known as Pink or P! Her parents divorced when she was 9, and between the age of 12 and 15, Alecia lost herself in the nightlife scene, selling ecstasy and crystal meth.
This ultimately resulted in an overdose in , and she has sworn off drugs ever since. She then approached her childhood idol 4 Non Blondes frontwoman, Linda Perry, to help her work out a distinctive sound. Together they created the pop-rock sound that launched Pink into world fame.
Over the years, she has released tens of world hits and sold millions of albums. She discovered their potentially enormous impact when a year old girl approached her after a TV performance a couple of years ago, giving her an incredibly touching letter. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , the singer stated:. However, the girl had already left and she would never be seeing her again. This kind of emotional connection is not rare between Pink and her fans.
In an interview with The Guardian , she explains:. She brings out the best in her fans:. Have we missed any essential tracks? Let us know in the comments! Charted at 5 is the heartbreakingly candid Family Portrait. Inspiration was drawn from a poem Pink wrote when she was 9, following the departure of her father.
She discusses the direct impact it had on her:. Can we? Can we be a family? In an interview with Telegraph , she elaborates:. I flinch now when people fight. But how did her family respond, given that their dirty laundry was suddenly out for everyone to know and hear? Luckily, the two women have since reconciled and are now able to look back and laugh. Two important values for Pink include self-love and inner power. In her acceptance speech which went viral soon after , she dedicated the Award to her daughter, Willow.
This negative self-image of the 6! Versions of this statement surface in many of her lyrics. In this song, she critiques women who act as if they were stupid or overtly sexy for attention. Oh where, oh where could they be? Compared to so many other artists who would rather keep their love life private, Pink is quite open about it in her lyrics and in interviews. In she started dating motocross racer, Carey Hart. They broke up for a while, but eventually got married and had two kids together. The first two sentences were inspired by what happened on Thanksgiving a few years ago.
This sparked a huge fight with Carey where she ended up slashing his tires. Yes, you heard that right! Subsequently, she compares their relationship to drugs ; it supplies her with enormous highs but also has many lows. And it is addictive too! We have nothing in common. Is this bed death? Is this the end of it? Do I want him? Does he want me? Monogamy is work! Knowing the outspoken way in which Pink discusses her family and love-life, her vocal political stance comes as no surprise.
In an interview with NPR , she explains where this viewpoint originated:. And, yes, I could do so much more. Honestly, I could do so much more.
Dear Mr. President , which she released with Indigo Girls in , is an open letter to then-president George W. Through cutting-edge lyrics she poses him several questions , challenging his stance on the war in Iraq , his aspirations toward banning gay marriage , and his policies regarding homelessness.
Who do you pray for at night before you go to sleep? What do you feel when you look in the mirror? Are you proud? President — Pink feat. Indigo Girls. When Donald Trump was elected president, a fan asked for an updated version of the song. In response to this, Pink tweeted :.
She never officially confirmed whether What About Us is about Trump, but it appears that her frustration towards the most powerful man in America acts as the main inspiration for the song. In the chorus, she poses a series of rhetorical questions:. What about all the times you said you had the answers? What about us?
What about all the broken happy ever afters? What about all the plans that ended in disaster? What about love? What about trust? What About Us — Pink. With the music video reaching over million views on YouTube, this cry for attention has certainly been heard.
But whether or not it seeped through to the White House…? It takes courage to speak up about your painful past , to directly address the president of the United States, to be completely honest about your turbulent relationships, and to stand up for outcasts.
In Courage , Pink describes how this can make her feel vulnerable , which, in my opinion, is what makes it so powerful;. Have I the courage to change? Have I the courage to change today? Oh Courage — Pink. Pink illustrates the importance of vulnerability in her Pink Beautiful Trauma Documentary :. The shows are renowned for the powerful vocals, impressive stage sets, and… spectacular aerial acrobatics! Are you interested in more background stories about world stars? Check out the links! I am very happy to have followed my heart and started working in the music industry.
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Indigo Girls When Donald Trump was elected president, a fan asked for an updated version of the song. In the chorus, she poses a series of rhetorical questions: [Chorus] What about us?
What About Us — Pink With the music video reaching over million views on YouTube, this cry for attention has certainly been heard. Will You Be There? Read more Are you interested in more background stories about world stars?
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