Five Queens Compete In P!nk’s “Walk Me Home”

Sink The Pink compete to Pink's "Walk Me Home" (screen capture)
Sink The Pink compete to Pink’s “Walk Me Home” (screen capture)

The indomitable P!nk chose the track “Walk Me Home” as the lead single for her new album, Hurts 2B Human, which dropped last week.

She initially released a music video for the single that featured her twirling through deserted nighttime streets with a chorus of dancing shadows.

But on Monday, the 39-year-old Grammy Award winner made it clear she wasn’t done exploring the song’s storytelling potential.

In a completely different take, P!nk collaborated with queer collective Sink The Pink from the UK on a lip-sync competition-themed video.

On their official website, Sink The Pink describes themselves as “ a collective of queens, club kids, pop superstars, creative juggernauts, flamboyant dancers and acclaimed designers.”

At the beginning of the new video, one drag queen walks out onstage to lip sync the song “Walk Me Home” for a pair of judges in a night club. 

But before she can finish, she’s interrupted by another member of the collective. As each of five queens takes to the stage – all wearing red dresses, blond wigs and red boots –  they keep upping the stakes for the biggest and best performance they can deliver.

P!nk took to Twitter to share the video announcing, “This is the BEST lip sync battle I’ve ever seen – feast your eyes!”

Sink The Pink shared their own announcement on social media, writing in part, “Well, this was always going to happen…Take #SinkThePink, @bgwmc and one giant dose of megastar @Pink and this is what you get.”

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