The first major break in the established Britney Spears formula saw her perform an epic ballad co-written by Shania Twain.
Released: 4th November 2002 Writers: Jake Hooker / Alan Merrill Peak position: #13 Chart run: 13-21-31-40-44-52-68-X-75 The existence of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll as an album track – let alone a single – goes straight to the heart of a struggle that was increasingly apparent to see during the Britney campaign. This was intended […]
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On Born To Make You Happy, she isn’t trying to be “Britney Spears” with her accentuated and exaggerated oral tics. Here she is simply the girl-next-door selling a pop song for all it’s worth