On This Day in Pink History… 17th December 2002 Family Portrait was released

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On This Day in Pink History… 17th December 2002 Family Portrait was released

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Family Portrait, written by Pink and Scott Storch, was released as the fourth and final single from Pink’s second album, Missundaztood.

Pink wrote the song to help her deal with her parents divorce when she was a child.

According to Pink’s father, James Moore Jr., during an E! Entertainment’s E! True Hollywood Story, this song has been unofficially named the national anthem for young kids who have been through the harsh effects of divorce of their parents: “I have got letters from parents thanking us from this song.” The song, which she wrote and composed in collaboration with Scott Storch, was still going strong as of late April 2012, with millions of hits on YouTube and millions of albums sold from Missundaztood. “It took me a while to listen to ‘Family Portrait’ without getting emotional,” Pink’s mother told E! True Hollywood…

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On This Day in Pink History… 14th December 2010, Fuckin’ Perfect was released

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On This Day in Pink History… 14th December 2010, Fuckin’ Perfect was released

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Fuckin’ Perfect was released by LaFace Records and RCA Records as the second single from The Greatest Hits… So Far! The song was written by Pink with Max Martin and Shellback, and it was also recorded as a radio-friendly edit – ‘Perfect’.

The song received mostly positive reviews from music critics, and it also received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance.

In 2011, Fuckin’ Perfect was ranked at number-fourteen on the Top 40 Year-End Chart, behind her previous single Raise Your Glass, based on Mediabase.

Fuckin’ Perfect was included in the setlist for The Truth About Love tour, and was performed as the clean, acoustic version.

The music video for Fuckin’ Perfect was filmed towards the end of 2010, during Pink’s first few months of pregnancy. Dave Meyers, who has worked with Pink on many…

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