Pretty in Pink is a 1986 teen romantic comedy-drama film about teenage love and social cliques in 1980s American high schools. It is one of a group of John Hughes films starring Molly Ringwald, and is commonly identified as a "Brat Pack" film. The film was directed by Howard Deutch, produced by Lauren Shuler and written by John Hughes.
The album has a dark and fatalistic mood, which Faithfull attributes partially to the post-9/11 world.
Faithfull enlisted musicians PJ Harvey and Nick Cave, as well as Damon Albarn and producer Jon Brion.
Before the Poison is poetic and unnerving; it stands alone in her catalog in the same way that Broken English did – but this time, on the other side of the mirror.