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Clarkson co-wrote the song with Jimmy Messer while produced by American producer and musician David Kahne. Clarkson stated that the song was written as a counterpart to the songs from her second studio album, Breakawayand was almost removed because of its harsh lyrical nature.
It relies on strings, guitar riffs and drums and is centered on angry, abrasive lyrics. The song fared well in international as well as domestic markets, but failed to mimic the success of her previous lead singles. It was also certified gold in Canada and Australia while peaking within the top ten in both regions. The song has sold over one million downloads in the United States.
It portrays Clarkson being drowned in a bathtub and in various scenes acting as a ghost, haunting her ex-boyfriend following the end of their relationship.
It's just got such great energy. It also incorporates elements of electro and alternative rock. According to her, someone at her label disliked the song because it was too similar to Benatar's music. I love her, and what's wrong with you? What's funny is that we now think of her as a rock icon, but she was pretty pop as well. According to the digital music sheet published at Musicnotes. Tina Mrazik of Yahoo! Music compared it to "Since U Been Gone", commenting its similarity in regard to vocals.
Sarah Rodman of The Boston Globe comments that the song "comes much closer, pleasingly so, to the polished Among The Crowd - Various - CD 10 • 2007 and power chords of Alanis Morissette and Pat Benatar than it does to, say, "Gimme Shelter" or "Nebraska.
Freedom du Lac, a writer for The Washington Postcommented on the song's poor performance on the charts compared to singles off of Breakawaywriting that it lacks a memorable melody. It also ranked at number 70 on Billboard ' s Year End Chart. In the United States, on the week ending May 12,the song debuted on the Billboard Hot at number eight due to the strength of overdigital downloads sold during the first week of release.
Internationally, "Never Again" experienced similar to less commercial success. In Australia, the song entered the Australian Singles Chart on June 10, at number five, where it peaked, and lasted with the top 10 for seven weeks after. The video premiered on TRL on May 1,peaked at number one on May 10,and held the top position four times. The music video was made available for download on the U. The plot involves Clarkson's character's ex-husband Dominic Among The Crowd - Various - CD 10 • 2007 attempting to drown her in her bathtub.
Then, he heads to an airport to meet his mistress, but he is wracked with guilt over what he has done. Apparitions of Clarkson are present in his car, and again at Among The Crowd - Various - CD 10 • 2007 airport to Allegretto (Hirtengesang.
Frohe Und Dankbare Gefühle Nach Dem Sturm) - Beethoven* - Dresdner Philhar him. Clarkson said the video was similar to the film What Lies Beneath because, as she put Among The Crowd - Various - CD 10 • 2007"You don't know if he killed me or if he's just being haunted by his conscience. When he walks out, Clarkson leaves the house and drives off in the car, leaving her ex-husband behind.
Clarkson also performs the song with her band in an empty white room, all wearing white clothes, during various scenes in the music video.
Clarkson said the white theme was present not because she was getting "artsy-fartsy" but "because it's been ripped of innocence. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kelly Clarkson Jimmy Messer. The song is influenced by the work of Alanis Morissette and Pat Benatar. Kelly Clarkson. RCA Records19 Recordings.
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