|1. I'm A Slave 4 U|
|2. Overprotected (Featured In "Crossroads")|
|4. I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman (Featured In "Crossroads")|
|7. I Love Rock 'n' Roll (Featured In "Crossroads")|
|9. Let Me Be|
|10. Bombastic Love|
|11. That's Where You Take Me|
|12. What It's Like To Be Me|
1. I'm A Slave 4 U: not a hit, not appreciated by fans.
2. Overprotected: Potential hit but not on first listening
3. Lonely: Potential hit but not on first listening.
4. I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman: Labeled a hit but it's not.
5. Boys: Mediocre at best.
6. Anticipating: Medicore at best
7. I Love Rock 'n' Roll: Why is the most famous pop diva do ing cover songs? Lash the producers for this one.
8. Cinderella: Potential hit after several listenings.
9. Let Me Be: Part of On the Line album---best song on this album too.
10. Bombastic Love: Where did they get this one?
11. That's Where You Take Me: Lead me over a cliff.
12. What It's Like To Be Me: Maturation, Menarche and Mystery since we still don't know what it's like.
In summary, she is riding on her hype, like Maria on her new album and NYSNC on Celebrity all of which struggle to find any songs that are top hits let alone be played one year from now.
Britney: get new producers and song writers and quit writing your own songs.
To me... eh, she's okay. I like her, but I don't find her a blight on this planet (relax, she wants to sing and dance and look pretty - she's harmless, people), but it's not like I find her the best friggin' thing since sliced bread (and really, what could top sliced bread anyway?) But enough on that - this is about Britney, not... Britney. Okay, you know what I mean.
Bye-bye, sugary-sweet ballads of old. ...Baby One More Time's gone out the window, and while I found it enjoyable, I'm glad Britney finally ditched the damn sugar-rush tunes of old. And, thank god, we didn't get another Oops! ...I Did It Again. No, folks, here was have possibly the finest album of her career... so far:
Britney. The R&B-tinged, synthed-to-hell mixing pot of dancey pop smashes, disco-lite, and... all that other fun stuff.
You have the good - I'm A Slave 4 U comes to mind first off, with its slinky, sexy, strippery Neptunes sound, complete with groaning synths and groaning blonde teenager. (Or post-eenager - I forget her age at the album's release) You have the chimey, dark-n-sassy Bombastic Love, a song for which I seem to be the only supporter. Damn. But moving on.
Of course, you also have the stumble. Only one this time - say it now: Hooray. And since Britney's cover songs have so far been a chain of screw-ups, I Love Rock And Roll falls into that category face-first with its annoying oversynthed attempt at...Read more ›