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“Make Me” quick review

Posted by: Karenannanina on: July 18, 2016

I was expecting something a bit faster for Britney’s new song but I’m celebrating what we got instead! The traditional club banger seemed inevitable. Britney had been mining the same pop-dance groove on most of her albums after the thrilling days of the super-cool In The Zone. That streetwise album was the one that drew […]

Pretty Girls (quick review)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: May 3, 2015

Behind the spectacular, retro cover art for Pretty Girls lies a thoroughly modern jam and a fresh new setting for Britney Spears’ distinctive vocals. It seems that Britney got what she wanted – a record very much inspired by the girly sass and energy and fun of Iggy’s brilliant Fancy. Compared to her peers, Britney […]

Tom’s Diner (with Giorgio Moroder)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: April 25, 2015

Britney must have been hearing this song in her head for years, because it was she who approached legendary 70s and 80s disco producer Giorgio Moroder with the idea of recording it. However, the outcome of the collaboration sounds more like a half-forgotten impression of Suzanne Vega’s hit than a vivid memory. Suzanne Vega recorded […]

Anyone who has seen I Am Britney Jean should have come away with a picture of Britney Spears that is quite different from the one so many people have been brainwashed into believing. “Dead behind the eyes”, “can’t speak”, “a puppet”, “unbelievably dumb”, “can’t be bothered”, “lazy”, “not interested in her career”? Think again. The […]



  • Sarah Giansanti: First off, yeah! I've missed your writing haha Secondly, I've always been baffled of how people can say Britney's not a singer... Derr, that's her
  • Aline: Great article as usual. Please Karen, never stop writing for the site. I love your thoughts about our queen!
  • Karenannanina: Thanks Craig! I didn't realise I'd left some tracks out. I'll see what I can do!