New Britneyology

Posts Tagged ‘vocals

Do you REALLY think her voice has deteriorated down the years?

Posted by: Karenannanina on: October 9, 2011

(This was previously published at PoorBritney but this is its first time here. Some of the debaters may not previously have seen it…) Britney Spears has been a professional singer, on and off, since she was recruited into the All New Mickey Mouse Club in 1993. We’ve seen videos of her performing like a real […]

Listening to Britney on Headphones! Part 3

Posted by: Karenannanina on: July 9, 2011

In this series of articles, I’ve been discussing how listening with good headphones (preferably with a good CD player) enables us to separate Britney’s voice from the surrounding complexities of production and subject it to a less prejudiced yet more detailed scrutiny. With many singers, listening on headphones doesn’t tell you anything you don’t know […]

Listening to Britney on Headphones! Part 2

Posted by: Karenannanina on: July 9, 2011

I sometimes think I need to update my database of Britney Spears vocal conspiracy theories like Symantec updates its antivirus protection. Something new arrives every day. The latest was mentioned in the comments on my last article, and was an allegation that Britney doesn’t sing the chorus on “He about to lose me”. All I […]

Listening to Britney on Headphones! Part 1.

Posted by: Karenannanina on: July 9, 2011

Anyone who’s been reading my stuff for the last 7 years will know that I constantly bang on about listening to Britney with good quality headphones. A reference to them is an essential part of every “In-Depth” review at I know some people think this is hilarious, but I can’t legislate for those who […]

  • 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!