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10 Interesting Facts About Britney Spears’ – Britney Album

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Britney_Spears_-_BritneyBritney Spears is just a couple of weeks away from unveiling her latest album. So we here at So So Active are taking a trip back in time, revisiting Spears’ old work to give you the most interesting facts for each one. Britney, the eponymous third album from the singer is the turning of when she was beginning to mature her music. It was released a year after Oops!…I Did It Again and contains some memorable songs. So here are the ten most interesting facts about Britney Spears’ third album, Britney.


• Britney Spears took more control over her music at this point co-writing several tracks off the album.


• Debuted in the number one spot on the Billboard 200 selling 745,000 copies in the first week.


• The album received mixed reviews. It was praised due to Britney Spears’ maturing music but felt that her increasingly provocative image was too much.


• Britney Spears became the first female artist to have three consecutive albums debut at number one in the Billboard 200.


• Despite having six singles from the album, not one song managed to break into the top ten in the Billboard Hot 100.


• Spears said that she choice a self-titled album because the music defines who she is.


• The album’s twelfth track, What It’s Like To Be Me, was produced and co-written by then beau Justin Timberlake.


• I’m a Slave 4 U was intended for Janet Jackson for her All for You album.


• Another song intended for Janet Jackson was Boys. Both songs were written by N.E.R.D. members Chad Hugo and Pharrell Williams.


• Overprotected came about when she was inspired by hip-hop artists at the time like Jay Z and The Neptunes.

Jonathan Silva is a graduate and current student at Full Sail University going for his Master's Degree in Journalism. When he isn't writing for film blogs like Get The Big Picture or listening to music, he's either watching movies or playing video games. His love for all things entertainment shine through in his writing.