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loved them forever. I thought that was
very brave of them to be a part of that
“Conversations with my 13 Year-Old
Self” is very revealing. Is it a snapshot
of you at 13?
When I was thirteen I was angry, bitter
and goofy. I was lonely, confused and
experimental, and just searching for a
way out. It was therapeutic to write the
song, it was therapeutic to just think
about it. To go back and think about me,
twenty-six now, think about me thirteen
years ago – really, I just needed a hug.
In my head I said, “Okay who was she,
what was her deal and what did she need
and what could I have given her?”, this
little thirteen year-old Alecia, and really
she would fight me and tell me to go
F myself and she doesn’t need me but
really if I grabbed her and hugged her she
would melt and go cry for days.
You were a star at a young age. Have
you mellowed now that you’re older?
The first album Can’t Take Me Home
was ‘hi, sing, bye’ and that was it. That
was the extent of the connectedness.
Misundastood was someone I had
stalked and was obsessed with and was
amazing; there was a strong female
uncapped fury that she had waiting for
me, it was amazing; it was a great time
for us. Usually in my life, the only time
that the universe comes together is right
when I’m about to record a record. It just
works, every other time it sucks.
You said recently that you like
“options”; it seems you exercised one
by proposing to your boyfriend, a racing
He was in a race and it was a gorgeous
day and the sun was shining the right way
and I did a pit board. ... I said, “Carey
watch your pit board because
I’m going to ask you yes and no
questions, like is your favorite color pink
and stuff like that, and just nod yes or
no.” And I wrote, “Will you marry me”,
“seriously” underneath it so he would
know I’m serious.
P!NK returns to Australia
intimate show at the Metro
Theatre, 624 George Street
Sydney. Tickets, $59.90 all
inclusive are on sale now
and are extremely limited.
Book now on (02) 9287 2000
or at metrotheatre.com.au
before they all sell out.
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