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"Beautiful Trauma" is a song by American singer-songwriter Pink. She co-wrote the track with its producer Jack Antonoff. It was released through RCA Records on September 28, 2017, as the first promotional single from Pink's seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma (2017). The song was released to American contemporary hit radio as the second official single of the album on November 21, 2017.
Alongside the announcement of the track on Twitter, Pink explained her reasoning for the title of the album: "life is fucking traumatic. But it's also incredibly beautiful, too. There's a lot of beauty still and beautiful souls." The song was released on September 28, 2017, as a promotional single for her album, "Beautiful Trauma". The song impacted BBC Radio 1 as an "A List" on November 10, 2017. The song released as the second official single of the album on November 21, 2017.
"Beautiful Trauma" is performed in the key of G major with a tempo of 96 beats per minute in common time. Pink's vocals span two octaves, from G3 to G5. It has been described as "oversized, emotional power-pop song".
Andrew Unterberger from Billboard described the song as "elegant and bloody, shimmering and grungy... its life affirming without being pandering", whilst also noting that it was the "perfect lead single" choice. Hayden Wright from Radio.com reviewed the song positively, stating, "it's an epic, dramatic track with stylistic range and plenty of heart".
On November 21, 2017, a music video for the song was premiered featuring actor, producer, model, singer and dancer Channing Tatum. The video features Pink and Tatum as Fred and Ginger Hart. Throughout the video, Pink vacuums, irons a shirt and subsequently burns it, and burns a pie. The two then dance in drag, drink, and engage in role play with a second woman named Rhonda (portrayed by Nikki Tuazon). The music video was directed and choreographed by Nick Florez and RJ Durell. For the video, costume designer Kim Bowen won the Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Short Form Design.