Rock N Women: Linda Perry
Here Linda just described how she hooked up with Pink and made the album. Linda : …There was no effort in making Missundaztood at all. Except for the fact that I did get fired, which is a funny story. I always forget about this. I actually got fired because the management on the label thought I was going too far. So they fired me. I was very upset by this, and going what? You're going to need this kind of music, she needs these songs. No body wants to hear this white girl with R&B music. She's not an R&B girl. So I hired myself back and went and finished all the songs we had started cuz we already had all the vocals and everything. I hired myself back, took my own money, paid for it, to finish it up and then gave it to them. And they were like, "Oh my god, this is brilliant!" And I was just, "You a-holes." That's the funny part. I was fired, and I hired myself back. They never hired me back, I just hired myself back.
antiMUSIC: That's amazing. Are those people still in their jobs?
Linda: Yeah….no, no, no. One of them is gone. But that was a funny story that nobody actually knows. You're the first one.
[Could the "one" be Clive Davis?... no matter, there is a lot more to this exclusive interview, so click the full story to read it all! ]
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