Never Again

Album: My December (2007)
Charted: 9 8
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Songfacts®:

  • Clarkson wrote this song in 2005 about an ex-boyfriend. The lyrics are quite hateful toward him and the girl he is seeing, as Clarkson calls her a "trophy wife" and hoping her finger turns green from the ring. Although his new girlfriend is naive enough to trust him, she's lost her trust in him completely. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Amber - mocksville, NC
  • In an interview with MTV News, Kelly Clarkson said, "I had somebody at my label say they didn't like it because it was too Pat Benatar. I was like, 'Now I really like it! I love her, and what's wrong with you?'" >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England
  • David Kahne produced this track. He also worked on Paul McCartney's 2007 album Memory Almost Full. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France
  • Though this song tells of a relationship gone sour, the subject matter is not necessarily what the listener may think. Clarkson explained on her record label's website: "It's not really a boyfriend-girlfriend thing. It's more about trusting and putting your faith in someone and getting let down."
  • Joseph Kahn, who also helmed the clips for Clarkson's "Walk Away," "Already Gone" and "Behind These Hazel Eyes," directed the music video. The plot follows Clarkson's ex-husband (played by Dominic Figlio) who drowns her in a bathtub, then goes to meet his mistress at the airport. On the way, he's haunted by visions of Clarkson. The clip was shot at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Comments: 5

  • Steph from Commack, Nyomg i luv the video too! just her eyeliner is a lil messed up lol. its so catchy amazing song!!
  • Landon from Winchester, OhKelly Clarkson has a way of blending rock with pop lyrics, which has lead me to become a fan of her music. This song sounds like a really big slap in the face at her ex-boyfriend, and it hits at him just hard enough; not like the over-kill in her single "Since U Been Gone". I really think this song should have appeared on the radio stations more.
  • Amanda from Evergreen, CoI really really love her and i think she deserves everything she's earned!!!!
  • Meaghan from Spring City, PaI feel like this song, and this album in general, is Kelly's Alanis Morissette moment, albeit slightly more mainstream. It's deeper, harsher, and infinitely more emotional.
  • Dj from Winchester, VaMan I love this song. The video is awesome and the singing is great.
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