"What About Us" is a song by American singer and songwriter Pink. It was written by Pink, Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid, with production handled by Mac. The song was released through RCA Records on August 10, 2017, as the lead single from Pink's upcoming seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma (2017), along with its pre-order.
It topped the charts in Australia, Scotland and Switzerland and has reached the top 10 in Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Lebanon, Spain and the United Kingdom, as well as the top 20 in Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, and Slovakia.
Pink hinted at an upcoming release in a tweet on July 16, 2017. When a fan asked when they could expect new music, Pink wrote: "Well I'm shooting a video next week". On July 21, 2017, Pink shared a video from the filming set, captioned: "Video #new #fyeah #itsallhappening". The day after, she shared an animated version of the single artwork on social media, revealing the single's title and release date.
"What About Us" is described as an emotional club ballad and dance floor anthem with pounding drums and an array of synthesizers. The song has also been described as a protest song. It is written in the key of A♭ major with a tempo of 114 beats per minute in common time. The song follows a chord progression of Fm–D♭–A♭, and Pink's vocals span one and a half octaves, from A♭3 to E♭5.
The official music video for the song was released on August 16, 2017. It was directed by Georgia Hudson and choreographed by the Goldenboyz. File Hashes