Saturday, 22 June 2019

'Genie In A Bottle' turns 20!

Today marks 20 years since Christina Aguilera's debut single 'Genie In A Bottle' was released, and I became a fan. I was already into Britney Spears who debuted first and the fascination was centered around Brit being this contemporary Janet/Madonna hybrid. I also felt the industry got more interesting because Christina was set to become Britney's biggest pop rival. 

The difference being Christina had some major chops and that kind of threw a spanner in the works. I knew that after the first album dropped she would want to venture away from the bubblegum pop and just carve out a lane for herself, which she did...