Linda Perry is an American rock musician, songwriter, and record producer. She was a former member of the band, 4 Non Blondes. She had served as a mentor/co-writer for P!nk during the time of her second album, M!ssundaztood. Perry took full writing credits for the songs "Get the Party Started" and "Lonely Girl"; she was a featured artist on "Lonely Girl".
Perry was one of P!nk's biggest influences and inspirations growing up, and continued to be; she planned on continuing to work with P!nk, but the two had a falling out after P!nk experienced jealousy when Perry accepted offers to write for other artists, most notably P!nk's rival, Christina Aguilera.