Riff: Pink – “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”

Dec 19, 2012

White knuckles and sweaty palms from hanging on too tight/Clenched shut jaw, I’ve got another headache again tonight

from Blow Me (One Last Kiss) lyrics by Pink

Kicking off with an unexpected Two Door Cinema Club-esque indie-disco riff, pop’s most passive-aggressive star then succumbs to her usual over-polished electro-rock/shouty chorus formula on yet another defiant break-up anthem. Now 33, isn’t it about time she ditched the whole faux-angsty shtick?

  • jo

    Bull***t, anyone of any age who has ever loved and lost understands the words here, dont have to be a teenager to feel the hurt of loss and the fear of loving and trusting again.

  • Jon O’Brien

    Hey Jo. I’m not debating the fact that these lyrics can be relatable to pretty much anyone who’s gone through a turbulent relationship. I just think that Pink has covered this kind of subject matter so many times before that it’s starting to sound a bit tired. She’s a great pop star and a great live performer. But I don’t think she’s as envelope-pushing with her music as she could be.

  • catx5

    i love pinks stuff but agree with jon….personally, for me, lyrics like “i’ll go sit with jon boy at least he knows how to hit” ARE very nauseating and show a very teenage attitude.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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