Watch X-Tina and Demi team up to break free from the system that is keeping them prisoner.
The video begins with two young girls smiling in a pretty field before being taken by intimidating men dressed in armored, black uniforms. When the pop stars start singing, it is decades later, with X-Tina and Lovato both stuck in prison, where they're forced to get dolled up, sing and be analyzed like lab rats.
The dystopian visuals -- no doubt a metaphor for a patriarchal society oppressing women -- are the perfect compliment to the song's feminist message: "Little girls, listen closely / 'Cause no one told me / But you deserve to know / That in this world, you are not beholden / You do not owe them / Your body and your soul / All the youth in the world will not save you from growing older / And all the truth in a girl is too precious to be stolen from her."
Eventually, the ladies turn the tables on their captors and fight their way back to freedom, which is a real treat to watch.
Christina Aguilera's new album "Liberation" is available June 15.