Christina Aguilera Sheds Tears in 'You Lost Me' Video
Christina Aguilera cries her eyes out, and looks great doing it, in the video for her new piano-driven ballad, "You Lost Me," which premiered today on Vevo. Both the song and its video are the polar opposite of Aguilera's first "Bionic" single, "Not Myself Tonight," representing a kind of return to form for the gifted singer.
Video: Christina Aguilera, "You Lost Me"
"You Lost Me" begins with an extreme close-up of a gun barrel while Aguilera sings, "I am done, Smoking gun/We've lost it all, the love is gone." The newly strawberry-blonde star wanders through a deserted bedroom and lays down in the dirt, but like a vintage Hollywood vixen, she always remains impeccably glamorous -- even while mascara streams down her cheeks.
"I feel like our world's been infected," Aguilera belts at the end, "and somehow you left me neglected." The singer could easily be singing about the harsh response to "Bionic," which debuted at a disappointing No. 3 on the Billboard 200 back in June and had critics alleging that the singer was imitating Lady Gaga. Hopefully for Aguilera, "You Lost Me" will cast those doubts aside and remind everyone of what she does best.