Henry Rollins said that Britney Spears doesn’t completely sing her songs. A big fucking DUH. During an interview with the Sun Media, Henry said that he’s heard stories from different sound engineers on how Britney comes up with her sound.
Henry said, “They have the black chick come in and sing, and Britney sings over it, and they mix them together,” said Rollins, who has his own talk show on IFC. (Britney) gets her phrasing basically from this older R&B woman. I found that out talking to an engineer. Britney apparently isn’t actually the worst singer, she just has no feel. So they bring in this older black woman who sings the song, then Britney sings to it, and they kind of make a mix of the two voices, and that’s what you hear on the records.”
So that’s what Anita Pointer has been doing all these years! I always thought producers just threw Brit in a bag with a couple of rabid squirrels and stuck a mic in there. I mean, that’s what she sounds like. I don’t know if Britney is getting help from an older black woman, but I do know she’s getting a lot of help from a little something called auto-tune.
That being said, Henry Rollins could do whatever the fuck he wanted to me. ANYTHING. I’m talking shit that could get me disowned permanently. That’s saying a lot, because I’m in a family of whores.