So What (Pink song)

August 11, 2008

So What is a rock-pop song by the American singer P! Nk from the year 2008. The song was written by P! Nk, Max Martin and Shellback.


Pink described the genesis of the song in an interview with Canadian journalist Jason MacNeil. In cooperation with the Swedish music producer Max Martin and Shellback (Karl Johan Schuster ) in the Maratone Studios in Stockholm, in which the song was also recorded, was the first song the introductory guitar riff. Pink, who had separated from her husband, motorcross racer Carey Hart in early 2008, wrote the lyrics to the beginning of the first verse of " I guess I just lost my husband, I do not know where he went. " ( I think I have just finished my lost husband, I do not know where he went ). The affected reaction by Martin and Shellback aroused their interest. The formulated as a question title So What what can be translated with Na. Pink described the song as a joke ( "joke "). In your opinion, if it were a cheesy but at the same time funny text on the airs of a rock star: " I'm still a rock star / I got my rock moves" ( I'm still a rock star / I got my rock poses).


Max Brandl of criticized in his review of the album Funhouse eroding their privacy. So What was but despite the prominent processing of their separation by far the fetzigste number of the album.

Background information

The song was released on August 11, 2008 by LaFace Records. It is the first single of her album Funhouse. After So What followed as a single the song Sober, Please Do not Leave Me, Funhouse, I Do not Believe You and Bad Influence.

Music Video

The music video for the single was realized in 2008, directed by Dave Meyers at the record label LaFace Records.

The video begins in a tattoo shop. Pink shows a tattoo on her arm. In the next frequency is seen Pink tipsy with a lawnmower in the public transport ride. After that Pink is in a shop where guitars are sold, of which they destroyed one and the seller attacked. Following this, one sees the singer with a chainsaw to saw off a tree with the inscription Alecia Carey.


So What rose in 11 countries in the first place. It is their first single, which made ​​it into the Billboard Hot 100 at # 1.

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