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Retired From the Disco Floor

By Alyssa Rosenberg

"Retired From the Disco Floor"

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Can someone please gin up a good narrative music video for Ms. Britney Jean Spears?

The efforts to prove she still has her dancing chops aren’t really working. And it’s worth remembering that arguably her best music video isn’t primarily a dance video at all:

It’s totally okay to tell stories, especially in a format where even if your main or only acting tools are big sad eyes and a surprisingly gratifying smile, that is completely enough.

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