Polyamory in the News!
. . . by Alan M.

September 29, 2009

And now Britney Spears


If MTV hit a solid double on the poly ballfield, Britney Spears should be kept back in the minors. My kids detested her while they were growing up: "fake, screwed-up bubble head." She's still singing and is out just today with a new single titled "3", which Billboard says is "about the pleasures of polyamory":

Britney Spears is making the most of her sex symbol status, again. This morning (Sept. 29), the one-time Disney Channel child star whose personal life has at times eclipsed her musical output, premiered "3," a new single about the pleasures of polyamory, on New York radio station Z-100. The song goes to radio everywhere today and is part of "Britney Sears The Singles Collection," a hits compilation due Nov. 24 on Jive.

Produced by Swedish hitmaker Max Martin (Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson), "3" finds Spears singing about the racy subject of a ménage a trios with her signature coy delivery. "Three is a charm, two is not the same," Spears coos seductively on the verse. "I don't see the harm, so are you game?"....

See the whole article, with pictures.

From her young debut that verged on child porn, to her 55-hour first marriage, drug rehab dramas, hit-and-run driving, loss of custody of her kids for endangerment and neglect, and involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations — this is not a poly icon we need. At least the song is just about casual threesomes and doesn't refer to us, thank God.

Audio and lyrics. Nice catchy tune, guaranteed hit. Not too brainy, yeah, but this is the woman who told CNN, when asked about Bush and the Iraq War, "We should just trust our president in every decision he makes and should just support that."


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Anonymous rakeback said...

Britney is known for her beats and her dancing. Her vocals are not very strong, and the writing on her records definitely is subpar. I think the new song is catchy and will be a favorite at the bars and clubs.

October 05, 2009 12:51 PM  

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