On This Day in Pink History… 27th October 2008, Funhouse was released

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On This Day in Pink History… 27th October 2008, Funhouse was released

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Funhouse is Pink’s fifth studio album, released in 2008 by LaFace Records. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 180,000 copies in its first week. It reached number one in the album charts in six countries; Australia, Netherlands, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland and UK. Funhouse has sold six million copies worldwide.

Pink wrote and recorded approximately 30 to 35 songs for Funhouse. “It’s like getting rid of your children: ‘I like that one too, but I’m going to let that one die,'” she said of choosing the album’s tracks. “The good thing now is that different countries want extra songs and B-sides, so there’s always a home for the other kids.” Pink traveled internationally to write and record the album, working with Eg White in London and with Max Martin in Stockholm. “It was really good to get…

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On This Day in Pink History… 23rd October 2009, I Don’t Believe You was released in the UK

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On This Day in Pink History… 23rd October 2009, I Don’t Believe You was released in the UK

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Pink explained on her website that, lyrically, the song is about pleading for reconciliation, and is her favourite song fromFunhouse “because it’s just so naked. It’s like taking a deep breathe and saying, ‘Here I am. Take me. Take your best shot’.” She went on to explain that: “The first thing that comes to my mind with I Don’t Believe You is me standing in the vocal booth listening… Actually in the control room listening to this song, tears running down my face, just like ‘fuck, really?’ It’s the vulnerable weak side of me that I don’t let out very often. And it’s [sighs], yeah it’s that song. And I love it, I love it. I just love it, it’s very near and dear to me.”

I Don’t Believe You is Pink’s single with the…

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On This Day in Pink History… 21st October 2001, Pink performed at United We Stand concert

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