Us Against the World

Album: single release only (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Christina Milian told MTV News that this is a "love anthem." She added: "It's the first time [I'm] putting out a ballad. I think it's a representation of what we need in this world right now. There are people that are holding it down for somebody. It's important to have someone that has your back."
  • The song's music video was directed by Ray Kay, who previously helmed the singer's clips for "Say I" and "Whatever U Want." Milian described its set-up to MTV News as "very Mad Max versus 300." She explained: "I'm in sand dunes. And, I'm out there... me and my guy, [and] we probably are the last two people on Earth. Really, I'm on my own and I'm searching, and finally he comes to me. I don't know where he's been, and he comes back to me. It's very timeless. When you see it, it's nothing like anything you'd see now. I want to be iconic in every music video that I do. I want to make a mark. This is very different."
  • This song was Milian's first single on Interscope, after leaving Def Jam Records in 2006.

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