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On This Day in Pink History… 8th September 2003, Trouble was released

On This Day in Pink History… 8th September 2003, Trouble was released

Trouble was released as a single from Pink’s third studio album, Try This. It was written by Pink and Tim Armstrong and was moderately successful, its highest peak on the Canadian Singles Chart at #2. The single peaked at #68 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #7 on the UK Singles Chart.

Tim Armstrong had originally written the song for his own band Rancid’s 2003 album, Indestructible however the song failed to make the final cut so when asked to work with Pink, he brought the song to her attention and it was partially re-written with her.

The music video was directed by Sophie Muller and had a western theme.

Tracklist:

UK CD single

  1. Trouble – 3:12
  2. Delirium – 3:40
  3. Free – 6:38
  4. Trouble (Video) – 3:57

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On This Day in Pink History… 22nd July 2004, Pink played at Golden Stag Festival in Romania [VIDEOS]

On This Day in Pink History… 22nd July 2004, Pink played at Golden Stag Festival in Romania

Setlist:

Don’t Let Me Get Me

Trouble

Whats Up

Save My Life

Last To Know

There You Go

Just Like A Pill

Family Portrait

God is a DJ

Misery

Numb

Get The Party Started

On This Day in Pink History… 26th March 2004, Pink played in Manchester, UK, on the Try This Tour

On This Day in Pink History… 26th March 2004, Pink played in Manchester, UK, on the Try This Tour

In 2004, Pink’s second tour hit Europe, and was filmed for her first live DVD in Manchester, England.

Click links to read more about the concert:

Band/Backing Singer/Dancers

  • Adriana Balic – Keyboard and vocals
  • Jason Chapman – Keyboard and vocals
  • Mylious Johnson – Percussion
  • Rafael Moreira – Guitar and vocals
  • Leah Rose Randi – Bass and vocals
  • Brandee Adams – Backing vocals
  • Lindsey Blaufarb – Dancer
  • Kemba Shannon – Dancer
  • Addie Yungmee – Dancer

Live in Europe is an amazing performance from the 2004 Try This tour. The concert is jam-packed with hits including “There You Go”, “Lady Marmalade”, “Don’t Let Me Get Me”, Get The Party Started”, a medley of Janis Joplin songs including “Summertime”, Me And Bobby McGee” and so much more!

Shot in High Definition, you will feel like you are in the front row of this amazing performance. Live in Europe is a spectacular show and will take you on a wild ride from beginning to end. This DVD also includes “On The Road With P!nk”, P!nk’s candid perspective of life on tour. P!nk brings you inside her mind, her thoughts and takes you on her journey. Enjoy the ride!

On This Day in Pink History… 11th November 2003, Try This was released

On This Day in Pink History… 11th November 2003, Try This was released

Try This is Pink’s third studio album released in November 2003 and was her final album released under Arista Records. Most of the tracks were produced and co-written by Rancid singer and guitarist Tim Armstrong, who Pink met at a Transplants video shoot. They ended up co-writing ten songs in a week when the Transplants were on tour with the Foo Fighters. Linda Perry also worked with Pink for Try This, and the album includes a collaboration with Peaches.

In 2006, Pink said that she was unhappy with the way the record label wanted her to make an album straight after the success of Missundaztood. She described the promotional campaign for the album as “an awful time. I was walking out of half my interviews crying. I just felt they were putting a quarter in the slot to watch the monkey dance.”

“I was kind of rebelling against the label on that one,” she said. “I was going: ‘You want a record? Fine, I’ll write 10 songs in a week for your fuckin’ record and you can press it up and put it out.'”

Despite being Pink’s lowest selling album, Try This debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200, and also reached the top ten on album charts in the UK (3), Canada (8), Australia (8) and Germany (2)

There were four singles released from Try This:

  • Feel Good Time
  • Trouble
  • God is a DJ
  • Last To Know

In 2004, Pink embarked on the Try This Tour in Europe and Australia to support the album. The show was recorded at Manchester Arena for her first live DVD.

Click HERE to see the feature that Pink History did for the Try This Tour.

Try This Album Track List

  1. Trouble
  2. God is a DJ
  3. Last To Know
  4. Tonight’s The Night
  5. Oh My God (feat. Peaches)
  6. Catch Me While I’m Sleeping
  7. Waiting For Love
  8. Save My Life
  9. Try Too Hard
  10. Humble Neighbourhoods
  11. Walk Away
  12. Unwind
  13. Love Song
  14. Hooker (hidden track)
  15. Feel Good Time

On This Day in Pink History… 8th September 2003, Trouble was released

On This Day in Pink History… 8th September 2003, Trouble was released

Trouble was released as a single from Pink’s third studio album, Try This. It was written by Pink and Tim Armstrong and was moderately successful, its highest peak on the Canadian Singles Chart at #2. The single peaked at #68 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #7 on the UK Singles Chart.

Tim Armstrong had originally written the song for his own band Rancid’s 2003 album, Indestructible however the song failed to make the final cut so when asked to work with Pink, he brought the song to her attention and it was partially re-written with her.

The music video was directed by Sophie Muller and had a western theme.

Tracklist:

UK CD single

  1. Trouble – 3:12
  2. Delirium – 3:40
  3. Free – 6:38
  4. Trouble (Video) – 3:57

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On This Day in Pink History… 22nd July 2004, Pink played at Golden Stag Festival in Romania [VIDEOS]

On This Day in Pink History… 22nd July 2004, Pink played at Golden Stag Festival in Romania

Setlist:

Don’t Let Me Get Me

Trouble

Whats Up

Save My Life

Last To Know

There You Go

Just Like A Pill

Family Portrait

God is a DJ

Misery

Numb

Get The Party Started

On This Day in #PinkHistory… 20th June 2003, Feel Good Time was released

On This Day in #PinkHistory… 20th June 2003, Feel Good Time was released

Feel Good Time was released in June 2003 as the lead single from the international edition of Pink’s third studio album Try This. The song features William Orbit and was also used on the soundtrack of the 2003 film Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. The single peaked at number sixty on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and number three on the UK Singles Chart, and has been certified gold by the ARIA.

The song was originally written by and recorded by Beck and William Orbit with the intention of being a Beck track, but after Pink wanted to cover the song, Beck gave the song to her. Beck’s vocals and a guitar were removed and replaced with Pink’s vocals. Beck’s original was later posted on Orbit’s website. Feel Good Time uses audio samples from Fresh-Garbage by Spirit.

Feel Good Time was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

 

PinkHistory.blog is now LIVE!

The PinkHistory website has been open since May 2014. It has since had over 100k views and as Pink’s career grows, so does the website!

Over the last few weeks I have spent time updating the website, clearing it up and made the big change of renaming the domain web address from PinkHistoryOfficial.com to PinkHistory.blog

This new domain is shorter and easier to remember!

Other changes and updates are as follows:

  • European tour dates have been added to the Beautiful Trauma tour page. Don’t forget, we are still keeping PinkHistory tour spoiler free, so check out the page dedicated to the tour to find special social media groups for discussion on all things tour related.
  • Links page has been updated
  • Try This Special pages have been taken down. This is due to dead YouTube video links.
  • Pink’s top 25 moments & 15 iconic performances (2000-2014) post has been updated with the dead YouTube video links being replaced.
  • Beautiful Trauma album page has been updated.
  • Hurts 2B Human has been added to the discography and a page for the album has been added.
  • Updated links on the Full Concerts page.
  • Updated Singles Discography
  • Hurts 2B Human lyrics added to the lyrics section.
  • Some old posts have been deleted and the old style collage pics have been removed.

Because of the change in the web address, it meant that the artwork on the website was outdated as it had the old web address linked. So all of the artwork has been redone to include the new web address – PinkHistory.blog. This also included changing every song header in the lyrics section of the website.

On This Day in Pink History… 11th November 2003, Try This was released

On This Day in Pink History… 11th November 2003, Try This was released

Try This is Pink’s third studio album released in November 2003 and was her final album released under Arista Records. Most of the tracks were produced and co-written by Rancid singer and guitarist Tim Armstrong, who Pink met at a Transplants video shoot. They ended up co-writing ten songs in a week when the Transplants were on tour with the Foo Fighters. Linda Perry also worked with Pink for Try This, and the album includes a collaboration with Peaches.

In 2006, Pink said that she was unhappy with the way the record label wanted her to make an album straight after the success of Missundaztood. She described the promotional campaign for the album as “an awful time. I was walking out of half my interviews crying. I just felt they were putting a quarter in the slot to watch the monkey dance.”

“I was kind of rebelling against the label on that one,” she said. “I was going: ‘You want a record? Fine, I’ll write 10 songs in a week for your fuckin’ record and you can press it up and put it out.'”

Despite being Pink’s lowest selling album, Try This debuted at number nine on the US Billboard 200, and also reached the top ten on album charts in the UK (3), Canada (8), Australia (8) and Germany (2)

There were four singles released from Try This:

  • Feel Good Time
  • Trouble
  • God is a DJ
  • Last To Know

In 2004, Pink embarked on the Try This Tour in Europe and Australia to support the album. The show was recorded at Manchester Arena for her first live DVD.

Click HERE to see the feature that Pink History did for the Try This Tour.

Try This Album Track List

  1. Trouble
  2. God is a DJ
  3. Last To Know
  4. Tonight’s The Night
  5. Oh My God (feat. Peaches)
  6. Catch Me While I’m Sleeping
  7. Waiting For Love
  8. Save My Life
  9. Try Too Hard
  10. Humble Neighbourhoods
  11. Walk Away
  12. Unwind
  13. Love Song
  14. Hooker (hidden track)
  15. Feel Good Time