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Britney Spears

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Britney Spears

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Britney Spears
Producers:
Jive Records
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B+

You knew it was coming — the sassy girl backlash to that whole ‘N Sync/Backstreet Boys testosterone-lite thing. Hanging ten on the sugary wave is 17-year-old ex-Disney princess Britney Spears, who sounds so soulful and Whitney-assured on her self-titled debut, it’s downright scary. Was a deal cut with Satan? Nope — just Backstreet Boys’ writing/producing Svengali Max Martin. Scan for his puppet strings, though, and you’ll miss all the squeaky-clean Tiger Beat fun. B+

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