“Just Give Me a Reason” Essay

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“Just Give Me A Reason” by PINK This song, by Alecia Beth Moore aka Pink features Nate Ruess, he sings opposite of Pink making this song just as interesting as it is well composed. It begins with a great melody that then brings forth Pink, and her partner’s sensational vocals that are both admirable. This song has a dramatic, and romantic feel to it. So this song can already be interrupted as a 21st century “love song.” As an artist Pink expresses her art by dramatizing the concept of this poem by featuring Carey Hart, Pink’s real-life husband. Thus being said, this story can bring forth a lot of different emotions that can be relatable to just about anyone. There is a clear representation in the first stanza where this woman is in a relationship. She is speaking about her significant other and how she feels he is a stealer of hearts. Pink is also saying that she opened up to him,gave him all of herself, and trusted in him completely. When a person makes themselves vulnerable in such a manner it can be completely devastating when you lose the person whom you've become vulnerable to.The artist is taking the role of the victim to more closely relate to her fans. Interestingly she is also playing a woman who has been having dreams and begins making larger problems from small things. Pink says, "Sometimes [one partner] can be like, 'The way you passed me the butter this morning, I kinda feel like we're going to be over in a month and we need to talk' and he's like, 'I just passed you the f---ing butter, what are you talking about?' and that's how I felt the song should go, 'We're growing apart, you don't spoon any more, like it's all over”.(songfacts.com) Upon further analysis of the first stanza one can see that Pink is not just calling her significant other a thief of hearts but saying she wanted it, and that he knew how to fix the parts of her she saw as

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