Oops!...I Did It Again

Oops!...I Did It Again

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by Britney Spears

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When Britney Spears perkily popped onto MTV last year with the well-choreographed clip for the infectious "...Baby One More Time," no one guessed (besides Jive Records' savvy marketing team) that the Louisiana teen would start a fashion trend with Catholic school girl pleats and knee-highs, or more important, that Spears would spawn a slew of young, flaxen-haired…  See more details below


When Britney Spears perkily popped onto MTV last year with the well-choreographed clip for the infectious "...Baby One More Time," no one guessed (besides Jive Records' savvy marketing team) that the Louisiana teen would start a fashion trend with Catholic school girl pleats and knee-highs, or more important, that Spears would spawn a slew of young, flaxen-haired starlets such as fellow Mouseketeer Christina Aguilera, the giggly Mandy Moore, and the virtuous Jessica Simpson. Now as the challenges to her throne mount, the original queen of teen is back with Oops!...I Did It Again. And as the title predicts, Spears has done it again. Using the same winning combination as ...Baby One More Time -- thin yet pleasing vocals cooing over catchy pop songs heavy on bubbling synth hooks and punctuated bass-lines -- the cutey turned hottie has another bona fide hit album on her hands. Just as the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync re-merged with a more mature sound on their sophomore efforts, so has Spears. Thanks to pop über-producer Max Martin (Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys), Spears shines on the tongue-in-cheek lead single, the triumphant "Stonger," and the rousing, get-lost declaration "Don't Go Knockin' on My Door." Kudos also go to country diva Shania Twain, who cowrote the polished ballad "Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know," and to Spears, who co-wrote the confessional "Dear Diary." While die-hard Rolling Stones fans may flinch at her almost guitar-less verison of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," Spears' breathy delivery gives the song a pulse-raising sense of urgency. As a whole, Ooops! tells the story of a young woman coming to terms with the peaks and valleys of being Miss Popular -- from fame to boys to breaking hearts. But from all indications, Spears will continue her ascent.

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Given the phenomenal success of Britney Spears' debut, ...Baby One More Time, it should come as no surprise that its sequel offers more of the same. After all, she gives away the plot with the ingenious title of her second album, Oops!...I Did It Again, essentially admitting that the record is more of the same. It has the same combination of sweetly sentimental ballads and endearingly gaudy dance-pop that made One More Time. Fortunately, she and her production team not only have a stronger overall set of songs this time, but they also occasionally get carried away with the same bewildering magpie aesthetic that made the first album's "Sodapop" -- a combination of bubblegum, urban soul, and raga -- a gonzo teen pop classic. It doesn't happen all that often -- the clenched-funk revision of the Stones' deathless "Satisfaction" is the most obvious example -- but it helps give the album character apart from the well-crafted dance-pop and ballads that serve as its heart. In the end, it's what makes this an entertaining, satisfying listen.

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Britney Spears   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals,Spoken Word
Michael Thompson   Guitar
Gloria Agostini   Harp
Sanford Allen   Violin
Julien Barber   Viola
Belinda Whitney-Barratt   Violin
Sandra Billingslea   Violin
Alfred Brown   Viola
Larry Campbell   Bass,Guitar
Barry J. Eastmond   Piano,Conductor,Keyboards
Winterton Garvey   Violin
Gerald Tarack   Violin
Nikki Gregoroff   Background Vocals
Joyce Hammann   Violin
Richard Henrickson   Violin,Concert Master
Stanley Hunte   Violin
Regis Iandiorio   Violin
Olivia Koppell   Viola
Jeanne LeBlanc   Cello
Jesse Levy   Cello
Audrey Martells   Vocals
Kermit Moore   Cello
Eugene J. Moye   Cello
Gene Orloff   Violin
Marion Pinhiero   Violin
Marti Sweet   Violin
Harry Zaratzian   Viola
Anahid Ajemian   Violin
Kent Wood   Keyboards
Maxine Roach   Viola
David Krueger   Keyboards
Max Martin   Keyboards,Spoken Word
Marji Danilow   Bass
Nana Hedin   Background Vocals
Margaret Magill   Violin
Esbjörn Öhrwall   Guitar
Judith Sugarman   Bass
Anders Von Hofsten   Background Vocals
Xin Zhao   Violin
Darryl Anthony   Background Vocals
Thomas Lindberg   Bass
Per Magnusson   Keyboards
Nora Payne   Background Vocals
Ashley Horne   Violin
Jeanette Söderholm   Background Vocals
Jake   Keyboards
Johan Carlberg   Guitar
Kristian Lundin   Keyboards
Rami   Keyboards
Therese Ancker   Vocals
Charlotte Björkman   Vocals
Robert Jazayeri   Keyboards
Nina Woodford   Background Vocals
Mona Yacoub   Background Vocals
Stephanie Baer   Viola
Jeanette Olsson   Background Vocals
Diana Alhashwa   Background Vocals
Antonia Kolitas   Background Vocals
Marlené Safin   Background Vocals
Mina Sarkhosh   Background Vocals
Eleni Tseneklidou   Background Vocals
Terry Mettam   Electric Guitar

Technical Credits

Richard Meyer   Programming
Mick Jagger   Composer
Robert John   Producer
Shania Twain   Composer
Timmy Allen   Producer
Larry Campbell   Producer,drum programming
Barry J. Eastmond   Producer,Engineer,Orchestral Arrangements
Eric Gast   Engineer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange   Composer
William Meade   String Coordinator
Keith Richards   Composer
Keith Scott   Composer
Chris Trevett   Engineer,Vocal Engineer
Michael Tucker   Vocal Engineer
Diane Warren   Composer
Eugene Wilde   Composer
Rodney Jerkins   Producer,Engineer,Vocal Arrangements
David Krueger   Composer,Programming,Producer
Tom Coyne   Mastering
Charles McCrorey   Engineer
Mark Seliger   Back Cover,Cover Photo
Tim Donovan   Engineer
Dan Gellert   Engineer
Max Martin   Composer,Programming,Producer
Jackie Murphy   Art Direction
Jason Blume   Composer
Per Magnusson   Composer,Programming,Producer
Harvey Mason   Engineer
Britney Spears   Composer
John Amatiello   Engineer
Andreas Carlsson   Composer
Johnny Wright   Management
Cory Churko   Programming
Jake   Programming,Producer
Kristian Lundin   Composer,Programming,Producer
Michel Gallone   Engineer
Jörgen Elofsson   Composer
Rami   Composer,Programming,Producer
Robert Jazayeri   Producer,drum programming
Kevin Churko   Programming
Paul Umbach   Engineer
Larry Rudolph   Management
Steve Lunt   Composer,Producer,String Arrangements
Alexander Kronlund   Composer

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Oops!...I Did It Again 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 162 reviews.
amb_ram25 More than 1 year ago
she sounds constipated when she sings.
BreakingDawnSucksForever More than 1 year ago
amazing album by britney spears!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
You'll get bored off it soon, most songs you'll hear on the radio anyways.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The new single is one of the best I ever heard! Her voice really comes through and shows that she's grown a lot in a year and a half. Great work Britney! I can't wait for the CD!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this song really rules!I love the music video.Oops I did it again i played with your heart and lost in the game oh baby,baby.oops you think i'm in love i was sent from above.I'm not that inacentYayayayaya
Guest More than 1 year ago
Really Good!!!!! I heard it on the radio and liked it so much that went to MTV and watched all day to see it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The song will definetly make it to the top of the charts!!! She looks hot in the video, as always. She is so much better than any other female artist out there. Can't wait for the new album!!! Way to go BRITNEY!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the best song yet! I went to her concert and she also sang another great song off her new album. She CAN sing really good! I suggest that all people who bought her first album, buy this one. And for those of you who didnt buy the first one, definitely buy the new one because it is so awesome, and youll be in for a treat.
Guest More than 1 year ago
wow! another chart breaking single, there's no Oops about it. it is a smash hit.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Who know Britney could put out an even better tape? This guy right here is her #1 fan. She is so talented. I listen to her all the time while I work.
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Oops...I Did It Again is Britney Spears' best song/album she has released.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think Britney spears has a very powerful talent. She is the best and she's the coolest. I can't wait until her new C.d comes out!!! U go britney!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i think every one should buy this tape!!!!THE BEST!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This Cd is awsome! she really has grown up these past years and it shows! the music has tight beats and is way better than anything Christina Aquelera has ever done!! all i have got to say is ..oops she did it again to my heart!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
No just kidding! This Album is the best! I know it hasn't been released yet, but I previwed the tracks, and they are wonderful! You have the great R&B feels of 'Can't Make You Love Me', 'One Kiss From You', 'Stronger', and What U See Is What U Get'. Plus, the great ballads, 'Where Are You Now', 'When Your Eyes Say It','Dear Diary', and of course, 'Don't Let Me Be The Last To Know'. AND, the great sounds of 'Don't Go Knockin' On My Door', and the remake of the Rolling Stones' hit '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'! But 'Lucky', a song about being a star, and 'Oops!...I Did It Again', are my favorites! There are also three 'unreleased' tracks for the U.S. that will be available on IMPORTS, 'Girl in the Mirror', 'Heart', and 'You Got It All'. The 'Girl in The Mirror', is a very touching song, and I love it. It is a very slow ballad, and Britney really shows her vocal talents in it! Not that she already didn't, but that song is exceptional! 'Heart', and 'You Got It All', are also very wonderful songs'! This cd is truly Britney at her best, and I suggest if you want a copy, you should pre-order it, because this album is HOT!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed her new song. Just because of this Oops I did it again song, I have turned myself into a Brittney fan. She is definately more talented than Christina Aguilera. I hear she has a great attitude towards people. I think she is so adorable and I love her dance moves!
Guest More than 1 year ago
As a mother of two young girls 5and 8 we went to both of her Michigan concerts 9got to meet and greet her in Grand Rapids and take a picture she is a GREAT singer she sang two of the new songs. She is a great down to earth young women who I am proud my kids love her music because, so does MOM Keep up the GREAT job Britney
Guest More than 1 year ago
Her new tracks give her a new edge yet the same old pop. You can listen to the new stuff or the reliable 'Britney Pop' Its cool to see and hear the changes from 'Baby one more time.'
Guest More than 1 year ago
This CD is the best CD she has done....better than the first! GO britney! Her songs are so catchey! WONDERFUL CD!!!!!! Especaily the song 'stronger'. Go buy it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
britney is so cool ! her songs rule .
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Britney just seems to keep amazing everyone with her changes!This song and album definitly shows a more mature side of Britney Spears!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think the album title is amazing and it sounds great! Opps.....You Did It Again Britney with the great voice of yours!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think the combination of her voice and body makes her the greatest pop singer of the present. She has a promising future and should go far!