[53][55] There, she also performed with Madonna, Britney Spears and Missy Elliott a medley of Madonna's songs "Like a Virgin" and "Hollywood", and Elliott's "Work It". Let's Celebrate With Legendtina's 12 Best VMA Moments! [56] In late 2003, Aguilera performed the track during the tour's extension, The Stripped Tour, which happened without Timberlake. Christina Aguilera has inspired millions with songs like 'Fighter' and 'Beautiful' but behind these iconic hymns, there is a personal story of survival. [47], The music video for "Fighter" garnered numerous awards. [CDATA[ "The song is sort of about transformation, so I took that in a nature kind of way, the way nature deals with transformation. [60] It is included on the video release Back to Basics: Live and Down Under (2008). 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. [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". [74] She was selected to Sir Tom Jones team as a result. [22] The single grew ten positions, charting at number 28 on May 10. 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). "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); = “I’m not going to”. SKU: MN0043931 Length. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Guitar in G Major (transposable). "Fighter" is the third single written by Christina Aguilera and Scott Storch for … [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. Released in 2003, the single peaked at number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100, where it became Aguilera's ninth U.S. top-twenty single. 4:05. I didn't know it was written by Christina Aguilera, I'll admit I'm not really a fan, but this song will forever be her best. Your browser will redirect to your requested content shortly. Nevertheless, Fighter was a very popular follow-up on a world scale. The singer performed the song for the first time on Saturday Night Live on March 15, 2003. [59] Later, during her 2006–07 Back to Basics Tour, the track was performed as the last song in the encore. "Fighter" received mostly positive reviews from music critics, who praised Aguilera's vocals and the song's empowering lyrics. This song has now become my anthem. [10] On March 10, 2003 and March 12, 2003 the video was filmed in Los Angeles, California and was inspired by the director's signature dark theatrics and the life circle of moths. [61], On June 8, 2010, the singer sang the track with four other songs, "Bionic", "Not Myself Tonight", "Beautiful" and "You Lost Me" on The Today Show. [68], Since its release, "Fighter" has been recognized as one of Aguilera's most empowering songs for women due to its lyrics. "[15] The New York Times editor Kelefa Sanneh positively viewed the track's theme as "fearless" and "full of mildly rebellious rhetoric. In the book Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Story Behind the Song, Aguilera revealed the occasion, theme and meaning of "Fighter". The single peaked at number 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). [citation needed], It was also featured on the finale of the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, where contestants Monét X-Change and Trinity The Tuck had to lipsync to it in order to win the competition. [42] As of February 2013, "Fighter" has sold 159,000 copies in the United Kingdom. And to anybody out there who has gone through some major shit, which I can totaly relate believe me, I hope that even if you don't like this singer, you'll give the song a chance. Fighter as an all-round song was not as good as Beautiful, because Beautiful had a stronger message of love and world stereotypes. [79] Sylvia Yacoub from Aguilera's team on the third season of The Voice also recorded a version of the song. 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. Check out Fighter by Christina Aguilera on Amazon Music. [7][10] Lyrically, Aguilera wants to thank the man who did her wrong rather than insult him, because he helped make her stronger and work harder, thus making her a fighter. an acoustic version of the song i think its real fun to play it like this / Album : Stripped Artist : Christina Aguilera Song : Fighter Tabbed by : Blue-toxic (Pm me if u wanna ask about any Edited by Michele Czukar. Christina Aguilera has reportedly signed a management deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label. [64] Later that year, on June 13, she performed all of her biggest hits on VH1 Storytellers, including "Fighter". [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. //]]>. [47] Aguilera then breaks free from the box by pounding on it until it shatters. This process is automatic. [7] The chords in the guitar part are E5 – F♯5 – G5 – A5 – B5 − C5 – B5 – A5 – G5 – F♯5 – E5. Christina was pulling no punches her … We're going to send you on your way in just a sec. Sentences for Fighter (Christina Aguilera song) It was co-directed by Aguilera alongside Floria Sigismondi, who had previously directed the music video for "Fighter" (2003). A per Variety, the 'Fighter' hitmaker is said to have joined the music mogul's star-studded roster, which includes the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Mariah Carey, Rihanna and more. Well I, I thought I knew you, thinkin' that you were true. [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] About the idea of the track, she revealed, "I was coming up with titles and ideas and deciding what I wanted to write about. 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. [30] On the Canadian Singles Chart, it peaked at number three. Guess I, I couldn't trust called your bluff time is up. [73] "Fighter" was also covered by her team's contestants on the second season of The Voice, where she is one of the coaches as well as one of the performers, on April 16, 2012. [69][70] It was also featured on several shows. This song rocks arse. [63] On June 11, 2010, Aguilera performed "Fighter", "You Lost Me", "Not Myself Tonight" along with a medley of "Genie in a Bottle" and "What a Girl Wants" on The Early Show. The song was written by Aguilera and Scott Storch, and produced by the latter. The single also garnered success in Australia and New Zealand, peaking at number five and 14 respectively in the two regions. Complete your Christina Aguilera collection. 'Fighter' music video by Christina Aguilera. [57][58] The performance is included on her first full-length DVD Stripped Live in the U.K. [11] At the chorus, she sings, "'Cause it makes me that much stronger/ Makes me work a little bit harder/ Makes me that much wiser/ So thanks for making me a fighter". [67] Jonathan Hofmann called the performance "insane and bizarre as it sounds". Print and download Fighter sheet music by Christina Aguilera. [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. 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 … [72] On May 26, 2010, five female contestants of the ninth season of American Idol, Get DJ recommendations for harmonic mixing. There's always a positive to those negative times because throughout it you come out so much stronger and wiser". Inspired by Guns N' Roses' song "November Rain", "Fighter" was characterized as a hybrid of rock and R&B that … [5] The song was inspired by band Guns N' Roses' song "November Rain" (1992). "[16] On a less positive side, BBC Music's Jacqueline Hodges called the song "hilarious",[17] while Jancee Dunn from Rolling Stone wrote that the song "is a sterile foray into rock. [27] The single also peaked at number 28 on the Adult Pop Songs. Lacey Brown, Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Siobhan Magnus and Crystal Bowersox performed a medley of Aguilera's hits "Beautiful" and "Fighter". If Lady Marmalade was the starter, Dirrty was the main. She furiously removes three moth pins from her back, and then tosses aside her kimono. 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. 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. Fighter This song is by Christina Aguilera and appears on the album Stripped (2002) and on the Greatest hits album Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits (2008). 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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. Song: Fighter by Christina Aguilera. [46], The music video for "Fighter" was directed by Floria Sigismondi, who revealed that it would display Aguilera "like I don't think she's been portrayed before". [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". "Fighter" is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002). "Fighter". "[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. I had to sit down and make sense of my feelings and experiences. Dirrty. The track sees Aguilera thanking a man, who had done wrong to her, for ma… [47] In addition, her hair becomes white, and moths fly around her. [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. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. 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. Elsewhere, the song reached the top ten of several national music charts, including those in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands. [4], "Fighter" has been covered on numerous occasions. [23] On May 17, 2003, it charted at number 22. //