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Britney Jean

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Britney Jean

Eighth studio album from the Grammy award-winning pop singer and first where she is credited as a co-writer

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  1. 7.6 |   Billboard

    Her first album released in her thirties, is a subtle shift away from frantic bangers and into more forthright songwriting
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  2. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    It's a concept album about the loneliness of pop life – with a high-profile broken engagement behind her, Brit gets personal and drops her most bummed-out music ever
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  3. 6.0 |   Daily Telegraph

    The opening tracks are polished until they gleam, dazzling with the flash of high-end digital pop
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  4. 6.0 |   Time Out

    Even at its weakest (‘Chillin’ With You’: imagine a Cher Lloyd track without the spunk), ‘Britney Jean’ finds Spears sounding more engaged than she has in a decade
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  5. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The lead single sees Britney riding the EDM gravy-train, yet it’s so OTT in its blank-eyed materialism it’s actually kind of likeable
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  6. 5.0 |   All Music

    As the record progresses, Britney sounds increasingly listless, fading into the synthesizers and bass, and only William Orbit knows what to do with that sad, existential loneliness
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  7. 5.0 |   A.V. Club

    But far too much of Britney Jean defaults to EDM-by-numbers and the numbing lyrical repetitiveness that appears to be’s calling card
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  8. 5.0 |   No Ripcord

    Spears was never one for taste or experimentation ... but the cheap eurotrash templates of tracks such as It Should Be Easy, Body Ache and Til It’s Gone cannot be excused by the assertion that they are catchy or danceable
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  9. 5.0 |   Slant Magazine

    A surprisingly retrograde affair, with midtempo tracks marred by dated production and vocals that hark back to the days when Brit was selling 10 million
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  10. 4.0 |   Fact

    Britney doing two-a-penny electro tracks is preferable to Britney doing most other things
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  11. 4.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The short story is that it’s going to have a few songs on the radio, and you’ll probably forget about them the moment the next Katy Perry song comes on
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  12. 4.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    As the last in Spears’ five-album commitment to RCA, Britney Jean is an effort that gives off a more overpowering stench of contractual obligation than any other record this year
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  13. 4.0 |   Evening Standard

    Spears’s robotic vocals, an absence of choruses, a surfeit of lyrical cheese and a lack of care and attention ensures she’s closer to Paris Hilton, circa any time
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  14. 4.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    If Britney Spears’ eighth album is what happens when the real Spears stands up, she might as well sit back down
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  15. 4.0 |   The Observer

    Much here is busy, effective dance-pop that works, but it fails to rivet like Britney's 00s output
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  16. 3.0 |   Spin replaces melody with repetition and familiarity
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  • 1. Alien N/A
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  • 3. Perfume N/A
  • 4. It Should Be Easy N/A
  • 5. Tik Tik Boom N/A
  • 6. Body Ache N/A
  • 7. Til It's Gone N/A
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