Ave Mary A
by Pink

Songfacts®:

  • According to Pink's website, this song concerns world and social issues. The singer is asking for help in letting go from "the chaos around me" and dealing with a "world gone mad."
  • This was co-written and co-produced by frequent Pink collaborator Billy Mann with the assistance of Al Clay. Pink explained: "Me and Billy wrote that song and then we brought in Al Clay, whose does a lot of my post-production and mixing. He's amazing and hilarious and he smokes really good cigars. He's kind of like our clean up guy and he's so much fun."
  • This is the penultimate track on Funhouse, Pink's fifth studio album. Bolstered by the hit singles "So What" and "Sober" - which both garnered Grammy nominations for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - the album debuted at #2 in the US.

Comments: 3

  • Michael from BrooklynIs there a particular reason that the song is called "Ave Mary A" instead of "Ave Maria"? Beyoncé released a song called "Ave Maria" at around the same time - I've always wondered if that was why P!nk went with "Mary A".
  • Ernesto from Burton-on-trent, United Kingdomit refers to ave maria the mother of god
  • Trina from New York, NyWhoa, I'm surprised no one's made a comment before me...this is an interesting song. I hate that Pink does all these liberal songs, since I don't care about her political opinions, but this was interesting...I'd love to know what "ah-vay mary ah" is.
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