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My Anthem: P!nk’s “Raise Your Glass”

I adore P!nk’s song “Raise Your Glass.” It’s a really catchy song, it’s a ton of fun to sing along to, and when I think of an anthem, it’s the first song that comes to mind.

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary lists one definition of “anthem” as “a usually rousing popular song that typifies or is identified with a particular subculture, movement, or point of view.” Another definition is “a song or hymn of praise or gladness.” “Raise Your Glass” is a complete celebration of being the other, being different — being, as P!nk puts it, “wrong in all the right ways.” Continue reading