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Album Review: Femme Fatale, by Britney Spears

Britney - Femme Fatale In the video for Hold It Against Me, the first single from her seventh album, Femme Fatale, Britney Spears looms over the ground in a gigantic wedding dress, fights a double of herself in acrobatic slow motion, shoots neon paint out of her fingertips … and checks out the dating website plentyoffish.com.

Product placement aside, director Jonas Åkerlund has captured on film what’s so strange about Femme Fatale, Spears’s third “comeback” album: it finds one of the most notoriously off-the-rails artists in pop music, in the midst of high-tech, often bizarre production, playing Britney from the block, looking for a good time.

— Story continues at The National Post


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