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Postby Ivica » Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:11 pm

wow 14 years! such a great album, Bombastic Love, Let Me Be and Lonely are my fave album tracks
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Postby Mainshow » Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:26 pm

nickf1 wrote:wow 14 years! such a great album, Bombastic Love, Let Me Be and Lonely are my fave album tracks
Yeah! I also cannot believe that it's already 14 years ago! Oo - I can still remember be being in the 3rd class giving "I Love Rock'n'Roll" and "I'm a Slave 4 U" singles as presents to my friends :D

My Top 5 of "Britney tracks":

#1 Cinderella
#2 Bombastic Love
#3 I'm a Slave 4 U
#4 I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman
#5 Before The Goodbye

I also love "Overprotected", "When I Found You", "Boys (Album Version)" & "Let Me Be" - This album was litereally perfect! It had pure pop masterpieces, some bubblegum tracks and songs which showed a new side of her in which were part of her transitioning into a grown-up.
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Postby Yoshie » Fri Nov 06, 2015 10:06 pm

Yeah, really good album, and it has songs that are quite diverse throughout. Very underappreciated.

I am from the UK, and the only single that I have from Britney is I Love Rock n' Roll. :lol: Flop me.

I remember seeing the expensive limited edition in HMV when I was a child, and I had an argument with my mum after we left the shop because she wouldn't buy me it. :lol: :oops: https://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/4131KX10Y7L.jpg

I also love this fanmade cover, even more than the original which is still one of the better album covers from Britney's releases: https://orig11.deviantart.net/7864/f/20 ... 6sbytw.jpg
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Postby jrnleblanc » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:51 pm

My grandma got me this for my 11th birthday. :lol:

The memories. :cry:
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Postby Yoshie » Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:59 am

She was such a respected, highly regarded popstar around the time of this record's release, even if it didn't sell as much as the first two albums and didn't make as much of an impression on the public and critics as much as Oops! did. She was absolutely everywhere throughout this era and In the Zone, which was a transitional album following Britney. I miss this time so much!
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Postby joiPrince_JO » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:27 pm

jrnleblanc wrote:My grandma got me this for my 11th birthday. :lol:

The memories. :cry:
Same here, expect it was my 7th :) I think this might be her most underrated album.
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Postby Instinct » Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:53 am

"Britney" was released 16 years ago today!

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Britney is the third studio album by American singer Britney Spears. It was released on November 6, 2001 in the United States through Jive Records. Looking to transition from the teen pop styles of her earlier albums ...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (2000), Spears began to embrace a more mature sound with Britney. Its music incorporates genres of pop and dance-pop with influences of R&B and occasionally dips into elements of disco, hip hop and rock; its lyrics address the subjects of reaching adulthood and sexuality. Contributions to its production came from a variety of collaborators, including Max Martin and Rami Yacoub. Spears herself assumed a more prominent role in the album's development, co-writing seven of its tracks.
-Debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 745,000 copies
-Over 10,100,000 copies sold worldwide
-34th best-selling album of the 2000s decade
-Spawed 4 Top 10 hits in the UK ("I'm a Slave 4 U", "Overprotected", "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman", "Boys")
-Earned two Grammy nominations for "Best Pop Vocal Album" and "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance"
-Britney became the first musician to top Forbes

#1: Austria, Canada, Germany, Israel, South Korea, Switzerland, United States
Top 5: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Europe, France, Greece, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Norway, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom
Top 10: Denmark, Italy, South Africa, Sweden

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Worldwide sales (courtesy of http//chartmasters.org and Britney.com)

America
US – 5,200,000
Canada – 400,000
Argentina – 50,000
Brazil – 140,000
Mexico – 250,000
Venezuela – 50,000
Chile – 25,000

Asia – 1,540,000
Japan – 525,000
South Korea – 310,000
Taiwan – 40,000
Hong Kong – 25,000
Philippines – 115,000
Indonesia – 180,000
Malaysia – 50,000
Thailand – 155,000
Singapore – 30,000
India – 35,000

Oceania
Australia – 160,000
New Zealand – 15,000
Africa
South Africa – 25,000

Europe – 2,170,000
UK – 475,000
France – 415,000
Germany – 375,000
Italy – 100,000
Spain – 150,000
Sweden – 70,000
Netherlands – 60,000
Switzerland – 65,000
Austria – 50,000
Finland – 15,000
Ireland – 45,000
Portugal – 40,000
Greece – 12,500
Turkey – 15,000
Belgium – 65,000
Czech Republic – 17,500
Hungary – 22,000
Poland – 30,000
Denmark – 50,000
Norway – 30,000
Russia – 30,000
World – 10,105,000

Happy Birthday to this amazing pop album! By far her most underrated record and her best era. And her best-selling studio album in Japan, South Korea, and Thailand. :P

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Postby Instinct » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:54 am

This song is so underrated, I feel like it was ahead of its time (at least in America).



The whole album is full of hidden gems. I don't skip one single track. 8-)
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Postby MrLeonix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:44 pm

Happy 16th anniversary to "Britney" , its probably my 4th favorite Britney album, really solid. I vividly remember going through this era back in my early teens, as an era it was perfectly executed with lots of music videos, great visuals, looks and promotion, the album was a success and she was at the peak of her celebrity power. "Slave" had the better music video and is the more iconic but Overprotected" was IMO the best song / single from the entire album and era, its simply among her greatest recordings.
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Postby Erotica » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:10 pm

Not my favourite era, even though the album is ok overall. Better than the two albums before though. But somehow the era seemed messy to me, don't know why
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