Keeps Gettin' Better

Album: Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits (2008)
Charted: 14 7
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Songfacts®:

  • In this song, the femme fatale narrator is celebrating her bad girl image. Aguilera said she was inspired to write a song like this after giving birth to her son, saying that women are "supergirls" with their ability to create life, and how she was amazed at the process. >>
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  • This electro-pop number was co-written and produced by Aguilera's frequent collaborator, Linda Perry. Among the other Christina Aguilera tracks Perry has songwriting credits for are "Beautiful," "Hurt" and "Candyman."
  • The song was premiered at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • This was one of two new tracks included on Aguilera's Keeps Gettin' Better - A Decade of Hits album. In the US Target and Target.com were the only retailers to sell the collection, Christina having joined John Legend, Carrie Underwood and Alicia Keys as artists to sign an exclusive deal with the American retailer.

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  • Jessica from St.louis, MoI Don't like this song. She's too old to be doin' this stuff.
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