Here you'll find all collections you've created before. Sample appears at 00:00. jump. Lorelai had never been to college the way Rory had, and she couldn’t understand Rory’s plight because she didn’t have any way to relate to it. Davis said in The Soundtrack of My Life that it was Lawrence who passed the track without Aguilera's knowledge or approval. Lorelai even jokes with Emily that she encourages her disapproval for a laugh—it became her coping mechanism. One of the most tragic things to ever occur on the show, however, was the dissolution of her relationship with Rory, beginning when Rory decided to drop out of Yale. "Miss Independent" is a Grammy Award winning song by American pop/R&B singer Ne-Yo. Lorelai is always herself. She even answers the phone with a cheery “Major disappointment speaking” on one occasion. 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Nonetheless, Lorelai made the best out of her circumstances, and lived in the potting shed with Rory at The Independence Inn, a fact which later disturbs Emily (Kelly Bishop), Lorelai’s mother, when Rory gives her a grand tour of their early years. I admired that, in the end, she and Sookie (Melissa McCarthy) agreed that even if their business failed, at least they took the risk and would enjoy what time they did have with their venture. Lie To Me. Internationally, the song also became a commercial success, becoming Clarkson's first single to chart outside of North America. A 23-second sample of "Miss Independent, highlighting the musical composition. 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AllMusic's senior editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote that it "managed to make Kelly Clarkson seem younger and hipper without slutting her up like Christina Aguilera (who, ironically, co-wrote 'Miss Independent' the first single from Thankful) while retaining a strong sense of melodic songcraft". Friedlander remarked, "Honestly, I never watched American Idol, so I didn't have a preconceived notion of her." Lorelai could choose poorly when her pride was factored in, so I didn’t blame Rory for telling her grandparents of their situation despite Lorelai telling her she couldn’t.  In 2012, she performed a medley of her songs at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards, beginning with "Miss Independent", continuing to "Since U Been Gone", "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", and "Catch My Breath". Related Songs Sample chain found! It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). She was always trying to better their lives, and be a good role model.  The song was one of four songs on Thankful that Clarkson co-wrote; the others were "The Trouble With Love Is", "You Thought Wrong", and the title track "Thankful".  However, the track was only half-recorded and without a bridge before Aguilera finished production on Stripped. I need my own break from reality, and sometimes, it just doesn’t have a place in my world. Rory begins to question everything, and instead of being there for her, Lorelai took the opposing side because she didn’t understand. The track was initially intended for Aguilera's fourth album, Stripped (2002), but was left half-finished. For the first time in the honors’ 30-year history, all five of the Gotham Awards best feature nominees were directed by women. It was usually good, and they loved hanging out, whether it was movie nights, concerts or whatever. Lorelai was born into wealth but she wanted no part of her parents’ world. As of September 2017, "Miss Independent" has sold over 1,035,000 digital downloads in the United States. Lorelai worked her way up from maid to running the inn, finishing high school and later taking college courses.  It was later released as a separate CD single on May 25, before being released as a 7" single, a 12" single, and a digital download on September 23. It seemed to me that Lorelai was afraid of opening that new chapter, and both she and Max expressed regret that they didn’t follow through with their wedding day. I didn’t love all her outfits but, like her, I appreciate a cute pair of boots, the perfect accessory, and color coordination. The two were fighting, then didn’t speak—Lorelai didn’t even tell her she’d gotten engaged, which obviously hurt Rory. I’m sure plenty of viewers would agree with me. No one gives you a manual when such things happen, but still, at some points, their estrangement from each other was pretty brutal. , "Miss Independent" is a R&B-influenced pop song. There were no secrets and no restrictions; they were best friends first, mother and daughter second. Smith Of course, one of her most memorable outfits is that Daisy Duke look she sported when she took Rory to her first day at Chilton—only Lorelai could handle that so delicately without dying of embarrassment. That, and Lorelai primarily had the opinion of Rory always being perfect—if Rory isn’t perfect, Lorelai steps back. The song's commercial success helped in presenting Clarkson's "girl next door" image to the public and contributed in eliminating her American Idol persona. Contributed by jwilla86 (1,024 ) Report wrong information or missing video. November 18, 2020, 12:00 am, by Written by Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Rhett Lawrence, and Matt Morris, with Lawrence serving as producer, it was released as the album's lead single by RCA Records on April 10, 2003. Lawrence later continued writing the song with Clarkson, who eventually recorded it. Andrew Grevas " The video features Clarkson performing at a house party in reverse, starting from the morning after and working its way back to the previous night, where she appears attracted to a "surfer" whom she keeps seeing in mirrors. In the latter, though, I think Lorelai projected her own experiences onto Rory, which is why she failed to see Rory’s connection with Jess. , The lyrics tells the story of an independent woman who was apprehensive about being in a relationship in fears of being rejected, she finally allows herself to break her emotional and communication barriers when she begins to fall in love. Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah [Verse 1] Ooh there's somethin about just somethin about the way she's move And I can't figure it out it's something about her. She always struggled to accept help—even when her house was threatened by termites, she refused help from everyone, even Luke. Def Jam 2008. September 16, 2020, 12:00 am, by She said, "It's very funny when the song came into play with me ... 'cause at that certain time of my life, I was actually going through that kind of thing," Clarkson said. We can learn from her mistakes and gain inspiration from her successes. She had money and privilege, but what she really wanted was to be understood by her parents, who couldn’t have been further from Lorelai’s world.  Lawrence then collaborated with Christina Aguilera and Matt Morris to record "Miss Independence" for Aguilera's fourth studio album Stripped (2002).  In the United States, it peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Pop Songs chart. 5 Miss Independent, buoyed by neon synthesizers, is another well put together dance track that lacks lyrically, but has an infectious back beat that's hard to resist. Mmm, her favorite thing to say 'Don't worry I got it' Mmm, and everything she got Best believe she bought it.  Throughout 2003, she performed it on various television events, including the inaugural season of Australian Idol, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. Queen Elizabeth II, who has spent much of the coronavirus outbreak in self-isolation because of her age, will forego her traditional family Christmas, … "Miss Independent" is a R&B-styled pop song, whose lyrics tell of a story of an independent woman who finally allows herself to lower her emotional and communication barriers in order to fall in love. Single. October 5, 2020, 12:00 am. In Australia, it debuted on the Australian Singles Chart at number 17 in August 2003, eventually peaking at number 4 after Clarkson performed it at the 2003 NRL Grand Final at the Stadium Australia on October 5, 2003. She may spike his stress level from time to time, but she also decreases it. Nobody.  Rolling Stone wrote, "'A Moment Like This'was exactly the sort of treacly by-the-numbers ballad critics expected of a TV-contest winner; that's probably why its assertive follow-up, 'Miss Independent', was such a surprise". I think that’s part of why she took the opposite side. N : NE-YO: Year Of The Gentleman (2008) Miss Independent. Thank you as always for your support of 25YL!  It then debuted on the Pop Songs chart for the week ending May 10, 2003, eventually topping the chart for six weeks beginning on the week ending June 28, 2003. Its theme of self-sufficiency would later served as a template for Clarkson's subsequent releases.  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