New Britneyology

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“Glory” – the official New Britneyology review!

Posted by: Karenannanina on: September 6, 2016

The sources who claimed that Britney’s Glory would be a very different kind of album for her were not wrong. Some have tried to define its position in her oeuvre by comparing it to In The Zone, but those people ARE wrong. ITZ was a collection of unique but separate little gems, all totally different […]

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 […]



  • 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!