Pink Speaks Up On New Protest Anthem ‘Irrelevant’

Pink has released her new song “Irrelevant,” a protest anthem that sees the singer urging her fans to fight for their rights. Proceeds from the song will be donated to When We All Vote, the national, nonpartisan voting initiative created by Michelle Obama.

The song was written by Pink along with songwriter and producer Ian Fitchuk, marking their first collaboration.

“As a woman with an opinion and the fearlessness to voice that opinion, it gets very tiring when the only retort is to tell me how irrelevant I am,” Pink said in a statement. “I am relevant because I exist, and because I am a human being. No one is irrelevant. And no one can take away my voice.”

The song came about after the singer faced backlash on social media. for speaking out against the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade. Never one to bite her tongue, Pink used the criticism to write the new.

“Woke up. Got heated. Wrote song. Coming soon,” Pink tweeted alongside what appeared to be the handwritten lyrics to a new track called “Irrelevant.”

Listen to the song below.

When We All Vote’s mission is to change the culture around the voting process and seeks to increase participation in each election cycle by helping to close race and age gaps. So far, more than 100 million people have been educated about the voting process, resulting in increased voter registration. Learn more about When We All Vote here.

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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