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Why Did Britney Spears Quietly Drop an Album then Take it Down?

Kate Allen, Rock's Backpages, April 2015

ARE WE ALL sick of "surprise" music releases yet? Are we supposed to feign excitement over Beyoncé serenading Jay Z via a Tidal-exclusive video (the height of corporate romance) in the same fervent fashion the world drooled and melted over her original digital drop?

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