2 thoughts on “Pink – Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken

  1. Hi Angel! Would you believe me if I told you she went school about 20min up the road from me? Crazy joo-ish chick, for sure, and she was a bit of a “town bicycle” as some I know have told me, if you know what I mean, but the lyrics are great! Oh, the irony. 🙂 Wish you the best, dear.

    1. I believe it. LOL

      Alecia Beth Moore was born on September 8, 1979,[5] in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, to emergency room nurse, Judith “Judy” Moore (née Kugel)[6][7] and insurance salesman James “Jim” Moore.[7][8][9][10][11] Her father is Catholic (of Irish and German descent) and her mother is Jewish (of Lithuanian Jewish and German Jewish descent).[12] She has described herself as a “Irish-German-Lithuanian-Jew”.[13] Although a healthy baby at birth, she quickly developed asthma that plagued her through her early years.[14] Pink attended Central Bucks High School West.[8]

      When Pink was a toddler, her parents began having marital problems, and before she was 10, her parents had divorced.[7] Pink developed her voice early in life. In high school, Pink joined her first band, Middleground, but it disbanded upon losing a battle of the bands competition. As a teenager, she wrote lyrics as an outlet for her feelings, and her mother commented, “Her initial writings were always very introspective. Some of it was very black, and very deep, almost worrisome.”[14]

      Pink began performing in Philadelphia clubs when she was about 14. She adopted her stagename, “Pink”, around this time. She had that nickname for quite some time by that point, and initially it had been “a mean thing”.[15] She had gotten that name from the character “Mr. Pink” in Quentin Tarantino’s film Reservoir Dogs. Pink has said, “I was extreme. I went through phases from skateboarder, to hip-hopper, to rave child, to lead singer in a band. I did it all, and all at the same time.” At 14, she was convinced to audition to become a member of the all-female group Basic Instinct, and earned a spot in the lineup. Ultimately, the group disbanded without releasing any material.[16] At 16, Pink and two other teenage girls, Stephanie Galligan[17] and Chrissy Conway, formed the R&B group Choice. A copy of their first song, “Key to My Heart”, was sent to LaFace Records in Atlanta, Georgia, where L.A. Reid overheard it and arranged for the group to fly there so he could see them perform. After that, he signed them to a record deal. Since the three girls were under 18 at the time, their parents had to cosign the contract. The group relocated to Atlanta and recorded an album, which was never released, and “Key to My Heart” appeared on the soundtrack to the 1996 film Kazaam. During a Christmas party, Reid gave Pink an ultimatum: go solo or go home. Choice disbanded in 1998.[18]

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