THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
296-Pink-Get The Party Started.
2001-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 0.10.As a young child she acquired the nickname Pink,she got it from the character ‘Mr Pink’ in Quentin Tarantino’s film Reservoir Dogs.
Pink(stylised as P!nk) was born Alecia Moore on September 8th 1979 in Doylestown,Pennsylvania,U.S.
She is regarded as the ‘most trailblazing artist’ of her Pop generation and a major influence on such artists as Katy Perry and Rihanna. In turn she states Madonna and Joni Mitchell as her inspirations.
‘Get The Party Started’ was written and produced by Linda Creed,the former lead singer with the band 4 Non Blondes.
Creed is a prolific songwriter,her other two best known hits are ‘Beautiful’ for Christina Aguilera and ‘What You Waiting For’ by Gwen Stefani.
In 2006 Shirley Bassey recorded the song for an advert for Marks and Spencer,it was so popular that she released it as a single it peaked at Number 47 in 2007 making Bassey the first female to have hits over a 50 year period on the UK chart.Her first hit was ‘The Banana Boat Song’ reaching Number 8 in 1957.
I’m your operator you can call anytime,I’ll be your connection to the party line.’
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