I had to sit down and make sense of my feelings and experiences. Print and download Fighter sheet music by Christina Aguilera. [62][63] Selected as the opener of the show,[62] James Dinh for MTV News named it "aggressive",[62] while Erika Brooks Adickman for Idolator called the performance a "hot-mess show wardrobe". [44][45] Due to its chart success in Australia, the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) certified "Fighter" gold for its shipments of 35,000 copies there. [1], Sal Cinquemani from Slant Magazine characterized "Fighter" as a hybrid of R&B and rock. [30] On the Canadian Singles Chart, it peaked at number three. "[18], In the United States, "Fighter" debuted at number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on April 12, 2003, becoming the week's best-debuting single. Grace from London, Canada this song is about Christina aguileras 2 friends that she trusted but they were all rude to her and stuff so she wrote this song saying that shes a fighter and those stuff are in her past and she won't let it get her down; Harriet from Trowbridge, England I really like this song. [12], On the first episode of RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked season 10, Aguilera said the song was about someone she loved but "deserved it". [7] Brian Hiatt from Entertainment Weekly and Chuck Taylor for Billboard likened the track's musical style to that of Janet Jackson's "Black Cat". "Fighter" is the third single written by Christina Aguilera and Scott Storch for … Christina sings it well. She continues, "Made me learn a little bit faster/ Made my skin a little bit thicker/ Makes me that much smarter/ So thanks for making me a fighter". Key and BPM for Fighter by Christina Aguilera. Who Sang Fighter? Guess I, I couldn't trust called your bluff time is up. SKU: MN0043931 Complete your Christina Aguilera collection. The song was written by Aguilera and Scott Storch, and produced by the latter. [64] Later that year, on June 13, she performed all of her biggest hits on VH1 Storytellers, including "Fighter". Listen to music by Christina Aguilera on Apple Music. [71] The clip also featured several NBA famous acts, including Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, and Yao Ming. [28] On March 31, 2006, "Fighter" was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipping more than 500,000 copies in the country. [47] A tattered, white, moth-covered dress is revealed, symbolizing her metaphoric evolution from the larva to a pupa. Everyone could relate to Beautiful, which is why it was the biggest world hit of her career. Never saw it coming, all of your backstabbing Just so you could cash in on a good thing before I'd realize your game I … "[14] Digital Spy's Nick Levine named it a "strutting arena rock" song,[5] while Nick Butler from Sputnikmusic simply called it "great. [10] Sigismondi explained the theme and plot of the clip to MTV News:[10]. "Fighter" is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). Three Gothic ballerinas eat fruit and then collapse. I took the good and the bad and considered some of the choices I made and became better because of it. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. The single peaked at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). At the 2003 Belgian TMF Awards, the clip won Best Video International. Well I, I thought I knew you, thinkin' that you were true. The track sees Aguilera thanking a man, who had done wrong to her, for making her a "fighter.". [4] However, Nick Levin from Digital Spy detailed "Fighter" as an arena rock piece. (2004). It's basically about coming from a very poisoned place to an empowerment, a place of strength. First of all why listen to a song? There's always a positive to those negative times because throughout it you come out so much stronger and wiser". Dirrty. [47], The music video for "Fighter" garnered numerous awards. [42] As of February 2013, "Fighter" has sold 159,000 copies in the United Kingdom. Song information for Fighter - Christina Aguilera on AllMusic [6] Written in the key of E minor, "Fighter" has a moderate tempo of 96 beats per minute. 4:05. [41] On the UK Singles Chart, "Fighter" was a commercial success, peaking at number three and remained there for 13 weeks, becoming the longest-running single from Stripped on the chart. Length. So thanks for making me a fighter Made me learn a little bit faster Made my skin a little bit thicker Makes me that much smarter So thanks for making me a fighter. [66] On April 16, 2012, Aguilera performed "Fighter" again on the second season of US reality show The Voice, on which she is one of the judges and coaches, with her "Team Xtina" and Crenshaw High School choir. Lyrics to 'Fighter' by Christina Aguilera: Humm, After all that you put me through, You think I'd despise you, But in the end I wanna thank you, 'Cause you've made me that much stronger. [65] Before performing the song, Aguilera revealed to the crowd, "When I was younger there were a lot of people, as I mentioned before, that were sort of around me for the wrong reasons. “Fighter” is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped. It was released by RCA Records as the third single from Stripped on March 13, 2003. [31], Throughout Europe, "Fighter" also attained moderate success on charts, peaking within the top 15 in most of the countries where it charted. [40] The single also reached the top five in the Netherlands. The track sees Aguilera thanking a man, who had done wrong to her, for ma… She furiously removes three moth pins from her back, and then tosses aside her kimono. Christina was pulling no punches her … I found out in old mythology they are supposed to represent the soul. David Brownie from Entertainment Weekly called it "spunkier than one would expect from a dance-floor strumpet who loves to flaunt her lung power. [8][9] Aguilera's vocals on the track span from the low-note of G3 to the high-note of G5;[7] Taylor labelled Aguilera's vocals "tornado of a vocal. 4:05. [69][70] It was also featured on several shows. 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Grace from London, Canada this song is about Christina aguileras 2 friends that she trusted but they were all rude to her and stuff so she wrote this song saying that shes a fighter and those stuff are in her past and she won't let it get her down; Harriet from Trowbridge, England I really like this song. [29] As of August 2014, the single has sold 1,184,000 million digital units in the United States. Also see Camelot, duration, release date, label, popularity, energy, danceability, and happiness. [57] On June 1, 2007, during the promotion of Back to Basics, Aguilera performed "Fighter" along with "Ain't No Other Man", "Hurt" and "Candyman" at the 2007 Muz-TV Awards. The singer performed the song for the first time on Saturday Night Live on March 15, 2003. "Fighter" is the third single written by Christina Aguilera and Scott Storch for Aguilera's second album Stripped. I learned a lot from the first record that helped me to develop. [2] Meanwhile, a reviewer of Billboard described the song as arena rock-influenced,[3] and AOL Music's Nana-Adwoa Ofori noted the elements of rock and roll. [21] In its fourth week charting, "Fighter" raised to number 38. [47] Initially, she is trapped in a glass box, and her kimono is billowing like a balloon. It was released by RCA Records as the third single from Stripped on March 13, 2003. "The song is sort of about transformation, so I took that in a nature kind of way, the way nature deals with transformation. "[15] The New York Times editor Kelefa Sanneh positively viewed the track's theme as "fearless" and "full of mildly rebellious rhetoric. [74] She was selected to Sir Tom Jones team as a result. This process is automatic. The song was released as the third single from the album. Inspired by Guns N' Roses' song "November Rain", "Fighter" was characterized as a hybrid of rock and R&B that incorporates elements of arena rock and rock and roll. "Fighter" has been covered by several artists, including Jordin Sparks and Darren Criss. Indeed, Christina grew up in a violent home and community and that has shaped the woman she is today. After all you put me through You'd think I'd despise you But in the end I wanna thank you 'Cause you made that much stronger Well I thought [7] The chords in the guitar part are E5 – F♯5 – G5 – A5 – B5 − C5 – B5 – A5 – G5 – F♯5 – E5. Christina Aguilera - Fighter Lyrics. The single also garnered success in Australia and New Zealand, peaking at number five and 14 respectively in the two regions. She talked about her "very chaotic and abusive" home, where she did not feel "safe". Whether indulging pop music’s fantasies on the Redman-featuring “Dirrty” or scorching former critics on the electric-guitar-heavy “Fighter,” Stripped is the sound of a woman taking control of her public image. 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Dawk, "Fighter" (Freelance Hellraiser "Thug Pop" Mix) – 5:11, This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 13:17. [67] Jonathan Hofmann called the performance "insane and bizarre as it sounds". Find top songs and albums by Christina Aguilera including Moves Like Jagger (feat. On May 23, 2007, singer Jordin Sparks covered "Fighter" during the season finale of the sixth season of US singing contest American Idol, which made her the winner. I think that's very appropriate". September 22, 2012 by joannefradley. [72] On May 26, 2010, five female contestants of the ninth season of American Idol, A music video for "Fighter" was directed by Floria Sigismondi. [9] The lyrics of "Fighter" have been recognized as "empowering". On April 6, 2003, a 90-second music video featuring Aguilera preparing for a center court performance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles was premiered for National Basketball Association (NBA)'s "Love It Live" promotional section. Follow @genius on Twitter for updates = “I’m not going to”. Get DJ recommendations for harmonic mixing. [1] In school, Aguilera was picked on and alienated because of her musical passion. I've always had this fear of moths, and I subconsciously wrote this thing with these moths in it, so I guess I have to deal with it. [1] She wanted to make an "emotionally rich and positive empowering" song, especially for women, in order for them to speak for themselves be strong. "Fighter" is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). We're going to send you on your way in just a sec. Hurt (Christina Aguilera song… This song rocks arse. Christina Aguilera), Say Something and more. [1] To release herself, Aguilera started to write songs at the age of 15, both music and lyrics; and it was the way how she found her voice. [49] It also earned four MVPA Awards for Best Pop Video, Best Cinematography, Best Make-Up and Best Styling in a Video in 2004, held at Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, California. Fighter Christina Aguilera cover art, cover version finding. [Spoken:] After all you put me through, You think I'd despise you, But in the end I wanna thank you, 'Cause you've made me that much stronger. "[9] On behalf of the same publication, Andrew Unterberger wrote that "Fighter" and "Can't Hold Us Down" are two tracks that helped "expand audience expectations of her image and sound. [60] It is included on the video release Back to Basics: Live and Down Under (2008). [57][58] The performance is included on her first full-length DVD Stripped Live in the U.K. This song has now become my anthem. [80], Credits adapted from "Fighter" CD single liner notes[81], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone. Edited by Michele Czukar. [20] On the issue dated April 26, 2003, the single charted at number 46. Aguilera performed the track on four of her major concert tours: Justified and Stripped Tour (2003), The Stripped Tour (2003), Back to Basics Tour (2006–2008), and Liberation Tour (2018). [7] Aguilera speaks the lyrics, "After all you put me through, you'd think I'd despise you / But in the end, I wanna thank you, 'cause you made me that much stronger" on the guitar theme by Dave Navarro. Follow @genius 'Fighter' music video by Christina Aguilera. As of September 2014, "Fighter" has sold 1.184 million copies in the United States. [1] According to Aguilera, her debut album helped her a lot to develop the process. "Fighter" is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). Near the end, Aguilera wears an Elvira-type spider dress, again proclaiming that she is a "fighter" before kicking at the camera. 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