New Britneyology

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The old Britney versus the new

Posted by: Karenannanina on: February 27, 2017

In these days of Glory it’s an oft-expressed opinion that Britney’s best album – so far – was actually In The Zone. But back then, when Britney entered that Zone, it was an oft-expressed opinion that her best album was Britney. And back when she was no longer a girl, but not yet a woman, […]

But are we downhearted?! “Britney Jean” era – the Autopsy!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: December 25, 2013

Anything I say now risks being taken as an excuse. It isn’t. We have an obligation to review what has happened. Yes. I’m referring to the Britney Jean affair. And we need to look at it from three distinct points of view – commercial, journalistic and artistic, and while acknowledging that these aspects are intertwined, […]

Debate No.46: Was The Femme Fatale Tour Better On DVD?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: September 7, 2013

I’d been going along with the general consensus view among Britney fans that the Femme Fatale tour was an artistic disaster. The show I saw in my hometown made no impression on me, and left almost no memories at all. But then, a few days ago, a writer who was praising Britney’s gently accelerative approach […]

The Incredible Disappearing Britney

Posted by: Karenannanina on: August 7, 2013

While thinking recently about all things Britney, and the difficulty I was having in writing about her (which is so much greater than it was only two years ago) it occurred to me that she seems to have disappeared from our lives more completely than ever. When she was relatively inactive in the past, from […]



  • Deborah: There's an interview with Charli XCX where she talks about her admiration for Britney, and how much she was influenced by her as a young girl. Maybe t
  • George: I was just listening to Charli XCX's new track "Blame It On You" and thinking of how much she sounds like Britney (or like an impersonator of). It is
  • Karenannanina: Thank you! Welcome to the New Britneyology community!