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Archive for August 2012

An Alternative “Blackout” Album – Part One

Posted by: Karenannanina on: August 19, 2012

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness…” Charles Dickens was writing about the situation […]

Debate No.29: A Change of Label for Britney?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: August 13, 2012

While I’m working on the article about the “Alternative Blackout” album, I thought I could distract y’all with this interesting item that arose a couple of days ago: A battle for Britney Spears is brewing. The pop star’s recording contract with the former Jive Records (now RCA, a division of Sony Music) has one album […]

Hot As Ice (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: August 6, 2012

A few days ago, the jukebox in my head – which usually plays mash-ups of Presbyterian hymn tunes – decided to select a Britney track. It was “Hot As Ice”, and as it played, some very particular emotions of the “Blackout” era came flooding back. Most of the songs on “Blackout” connect to our memories, […]



  • 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!