"Oh Mother" is the fourth single from Christina Aguilera's third studio album, Back to Basics. The song was penned by Christina Aguilera, Derryck Thornton, Mark Rankin, Liz Thornton, and Kara DioGuardi. It was written about Aguilera's mother's abusive relationship with her husband, Fausto Aguilera. The single contains elements of the song "Vois Sur Ton Chemin" written by Bruno Coulais, which appeared in the 2004 film The Chorus. It was produced by Big Tank, L Boogie, and Aguilera herself.