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Debate No.15: Can Brit do it the Rihanna way?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: December 12, 2011

When Britney appeared on the UK X Factor a couple of seasons ago, her performance of “Womanizer” was described by the Daily Star as a catastrophe, a disaster, a debacle and a fiasco. (For the record, some celebrities interviewed on the radio said they thought she was good!) The problem was that she lip-synched. It […]

Debate No.14: Which retro?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: December 1, 2011

We always like to say that Britney works at the cutting edge of pop, but what we can’t be so sure about is this: in what direction is the cutting edge facing? It may not always be forwards! I suspected that Dr Luke saw Britney as old-school when he planned “Femme Fatale”, but the references […]

  • 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!