‘Overprotected’ marked Britney Spears’ first true emancipation from her girl-next-door persona as she rejected many of the values she’d previously embodied.
In one of the most ominous tales of foreboding in pop music, Britney Spears released ‘Lucky’ as the second single from her sophomore album in 2000.
Following one successful collaboration with The Neptunes on her third album, Britney Spears invited Pharrell Williams to join the party on ‘Boys’
Britney Spears’ second single ‘Sometimes’ marked an unexpectedly rapid reinvention, transforming our suggestive pop vixen into the virginal girl-next-door
Art often mimics life for Britney Spears and ‘I’m Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman’ was an early moment where her real-life and pop personas overlapped
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