New Britneyology

Archive for September 2013

Britney – making weird seem mainstream!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: September 29, 2013

Ever since mega-wannabee Darius proudly unveiled his special emo-theatrical take on Baby One More Time to the bemused judges on Popstars away back in 2001, talent show contestants have occasionally ventured to perform Britney songs. They have all lived to regret it, and their efforts have always sounded unbelievably inept. And most of these people […]

Oh well. It’s “game on” again….

Posted by: Karenannanina on: September 25, 2013

Google “Britney Spears” today and you’ll get a disappointing piece of news: “Bad news for Britney Spears: Sales are ‘dismal’ for the singer’s Las Vegas show!” (Daily Mail). Or maybe it’s not so bad! “Britney Spears’ Las Vegas Residency Making “History”: Tickets Selling Out!” (E Online). “As we suspected, ticket demand for Britney Spears’ headlining […]

“Work Bitch” – first impressions (mine and yours!)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: September 15, 2013

Fans who had been hoping for something more personal and recognisably Britneyfied for the first single of the new project will be tearing their hair out – for “Work Bitch” goes many a mile further down the road in the opposite direction, into hardcore dance music, and leaves comfortable, melodic dance-pop lying in the dust. […]

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 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!