Alicia Moore (Pink) Essays

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Alicia Moore (Pink)

Alicia Moore, or Pink as she is better known, has become a music sensation around the United States. My reason for choosing her as a topic is the fact that she was born and raised in Doylestown, Pennsylvania my hometown. Doylestown is about an hour northeast of Philadelphia, and it’s easy to take note of anyone famous who comes out of D-Town, as it is called, because it is not the largest of areas. Pink went to the rival high school of mine, Central Bucks High School West, and I actually know a few people who knew her as Alicia Moore through various activities.

Pink had a very rough childhood. She wanted to leave her house and envisioned a better life for herself when she was growing up. "I was screwed up, lost
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She also began to spend a lot of time in the city of Philadelphia at different dance clubs.

Her frequent visiting of the clubbing scene was actually how she got noticed. She landed a Friday night singing spot at Club Fever. A talent scout spotted her there one night and signed her up for an R&B group. The R&B group quickly fell apart, but Pink was determined, and was able to find another group to join. That second group was picked up by LaFace Records, and eventually the label signed Pink as a solo artist and her first album Can't Take Me Home was produced.

Two million albums and three top 40 singles later, Pink was asked to do the remake of LaBelle's 1975 #1 hit, "Lady Marmalade," for the "Moulin Rouge" soundtrack, along with well known artists Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Mya. Their compilation song shot to the top of the charts, and, with an award-winning, truly cabaret type, video to match, sent Pink and her powerful soprano to a world stage.

Pink has recently released a second album Missundaztood, which has already reach number eight on the Top 200 album charts. There is even a new single, Get The Party Started which has hit number four on the Top 100 Singles.

With Pink now dominating the airwaves she finds herself dogged by questions about certain other big name musical talents. She addresses this issue directly on the very rock-sounding new cut "Don't

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