On This Day in Pink History… 21st November 2017, Beautiful Trauma single was released
Beautiful Trauma is a track from Pink’s seventh studio album of the same name. She co-wrote the track with Jack Antonoff and it was released as a promotional single in September 2017. It was officially released as the second single from the album on 21st November 2017.
life is fucking traumatic. But it’s also incredibly beautiful, too. There’s a lot of beauty still and beautiful souls
The same day as its release as a single, a music video for the song was premiered featuring actor and dancer Channing Tatum. The video features Pink and Tatum as Fred and Ginger Hart. Throughout the video, Pink vacuums, irons a shirt and subsequently burns it, and burns a pie. The two then dance in drag, drink, and engage in role play with a second woman named Rhonda (portrayed by Nikki Tuazon). The music video was directed and choreographed by Nick Florez and RJ Durell. For the video, costume designer Kim Bowen won the Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Short Form Design.