New Britneyology

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Britney’s Voice Revisited

Posted by: Karenannanina on: October 14, 2017

The Noisey website’s Lauren O’Neill in a new article about her Britney stanship describes her heroine’s voice thus: On “…Baby, One More Time,” Britney Spears sings as though she’s chewing a piece of toffee or a soft pillow of bubblegum too large for her mouth. Her Louisiana twang drips with something pleasantly sour, her lips […]

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 […]



  • Sarah G: You should write an In-Depth of Glory or even Mood Ring (that's a groovy tune)
  • 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!