Britney Spears - Do Somethin'

09 March Critic Jonni 0 Comments



Back to a bit of Britney Spears, purely because this song is constantly stuck in my head recently as someone won't stop looking at me and checking me out. Although I no longer fancy him or even have a crush on him, since I've totally gone off him, I still feel that he needs to do something about it. I'd rather he go off me, or tell me he likes me so I can let him down gently. Today he didn't stop staring at me and it was getting right on my nerves. Why don't you do something? Britney commands the attention whilst introducing to us her alter ego Mona Lisa. Britney and her entourage dances, performs and ride in the clouds to this pop/rock hit.

Britney Spears is gearing up for a new album release this year, she wants it to be perfect, and it's already highly anticipated, 2016 might be her year, she definitely needs some amazing chart hits. The biggest question is whether she'll actually get a UK number one album, it's surprising that she has not managed to top the UK album charts yet. However, promotion is key in the UK, but it's unlikely a world tour is coming up soon, what with her staying in Vegas until 2017. How can you promote an album whilst performing dates in Vegas? My suggestion is to film a Las Vegas show, and get it shown on TV, I remember watching a live concert on TV when I was young, although I'm not sure which one it was, she's done a few, but this will really promote her new album in the UK. This song was released as the second single from her Greatest Hits: My Prerogative. It was written by Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg, Henrik Jonback and Angela Hunte. Britney had to fight with her record label to make a music video for this song and release it as a single, luckily it paid off.

This music video had Britney Spears' record label caught up in a law suit as a Louis Vuitton dashboard was used in this video without authorisation. The co-directors of this video are Britney Spears and Billie Woodruff. The edited video, shown above, was released at a later time, without the Louis Vuitton dashboard.

Simple with not much going on, the video is empowerment, Britney Spears is centre of attention, and I feel that she always has an entourage around her at all times, it makes her a central figure, she also had an entourage when she appeared in Jane The Virgin.

There's some good literal translations from the song such as driving the truck in the clouds, as well as passing her a guitar so she looks like a star. I can identify with the lyrics as I always feel like someone's watching me when I'm on the dancefloor in a club.

There's not a lot going on in this music video, a pure performance piece where Britney Spears is centre stage, just the way she likes it. She brings out her rock side at the end, which isn't anything new after "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction". I hope her new album isn't like this song, and gives us something fresh, something that will finally give her a UK number one album, she definitely deserve to be at the top.
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