Beautiful Trauma
by Pink

Album: Beautiful Trauma (2017)
Charted: 25 78

Songfacts®:

  • The title track of Pink's seventh studio album, the songstress penned the tune with Jack Antonoff, The latter also produced the song.

    Jack Antonoff is best known as the frontman of Bleachers, and lead guitarist of the pop-rock band fun. His previous credits include collaborations with Taylor Swift ("Out Of The Woods," "I Don't Wanna Live Forever") as well as co-writing and producing Lorde's Melodrama album.
  • Pink croons during the song about how personal trauma can cause problems in relationships. She tweeted:

    "I wrote the song with a very awesome person @jackantonoff and named the album after it (because) life is f---ing traumatic. But it's also incredibly beautiful, too. There's a lot of beauty still and beautiful souls. Enjoy."
  • Pink compares love to a drug in a similar fashion to her 2002 hit "Just Like A Pill."

    The pill I keep taking
    The nightmare I'm waking
    There's nothing, no nothing, nothing but you
    My perfect rock bottom
    My beautiful trauma
    My love, my love, my drug, oh


    Seems Pink can't stop singing about a dangerously addictive relationship.
  • Pink sung the song in a gravity-defying performance on November 19, 2017 at the American Music Awards. She delivered the tune while hanging by high wire while walking along the side of the JW Marriott Hotel in Los Angeles. Pink was accompanied by several members of the Bandaloop troupe, who specialize in such high-flying performances.

    It was Pink's choreographers, RJ Durrell and Nick Florez, who came up with the idea after coming across the troupe on social media. "We found a company called Bandaloop, they are aerial dancers and this is what they do, they dance at high heights all over the world," Durrell told the US breakfast show Good Morning America. "We found them on Instagram and sent them to Pink and said, 'We need to do this', and she said, 'Yeah, we do!'"
  • The '50s-inspired music video features Pink with actor Channing Tatum as her husband. The pair live a seemingly mundane life, but there is a murky reality lurking beneath the surface. The clip was directed and choreographed by RJ Durrell and Nick Florez.

Comments: 1

  • Andrea from Australia Mega Toxic Relationship going on here lol, but she gets up dusts herself off and lives to fight another day..... Literally
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