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This empowering ballad on Christina Aguilera's fourth studio album, Bionic
, was produced and co-written by her long-time collaborator Linda Perry. The duo have worked on a number of successful songs together, including "Hurt
," "Keeps Gettin' Better
" and "Beautiful
Perry accompanied Aguilera, playing piano during the singer's stripped-down performance of this song on the Hope for Haiti Now telethon that was held on January 22, 2010.
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose
. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.
Loudon Wainwright III
"Dead Skunk" became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit. His latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.