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Blur (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: August 26, 2016

(This review is a throwback to a previous promise to my readers. We’ll soon be talking about nothing but Glory!) Circus is a strange album. You could call it diverse but, compared to Blackout, “unfocused” might be the word you’re reaching for. Stylistically it oscillates wildly between such extreme points of the compass as My […]

Shattered Glass (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: November 7, 2015

Shattered Glass was written by “Doctor” Lukasz Gottwald, Claude Kelly and Benjamin Levin. It was produced by Dr. Luke and Benny Blanco and mixed by Serban Ghenea. Real instruments were involved: drums and keyboards as well as the usual programming were the responsibility of Benny Blanco and Dr Luke; the latter also played guitars. The […]

Kill The Lights (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: June 27, 2015

Kill the lights was the fourth track on Britney’s 2008 album Circus, which has been much underrated since, but made No.1 in the US. It was written by Nate “Danja” Hills, James “Jim Beanz” Washington, Marcella “Ms Lago” Araica and Luke Boyd, produced by Danja and mixed by Ms Lago. No instrumentalists or backup singers […]

(I can’t get no) Satisfaction (In Depth series)

Posted by: Karenannanina on: March 28, 2015

Britney’s (I can’t get no) Satisfaction was based on the old Rolling Stones track written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Britney’s version was produced by Rodney Jerkins and mixed by Jerkins and Dexter Simmons. Michael Thompson played guitar and all other music was provided by Rodney Jerkins. Background vocals were by Nora Payne, Darryl […]



  • 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
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