Retrospectively, it has been hailed for its impact on pop culture and young female entertainment. Baby One More Time was a large commercial success, debuting atop the Billboard chart and Canadian Albums Chart , and reached the top 5 in several countries.
Baby One More Time is Spears' most successful album with sales of over 25 million copies worldwide,  making it one of the best-selling albums of all-time. Four additional singles were released from the album and Spears heavily promoted it through interviews and performances on national television. Furthermore, Spears embarked on her first headlining concert tour, entitled the In June , Spears was in talks with the manager Lou Pearlman to join the female pop group Innosense.
Lynne asked family friend and entertainment lawyer Larry Rudolph for his opinion and submitted a tape of Spears singing over a Whitney Houston karaoke song along with some pictures. Rudolph decided to pitch her to record labels, which required a professional demo. He sent Spears an unused song from Toni Braxton; she rehearsed for a week and recorded in a studio with a sound engineer.
Spears traveled to New York with the demo and met executives from four labels, returning to Kentwood the same day. Three rejected her, arguing audiences wanted pop bands such as the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls , and "there wasn't going to be another Madonna, another Debbie Gibson or another Tiffany.
And Britney had that. After hearing the material, president Clive Calder ordered a full album. Spears later claimed that she felt excited when she heard it and knew it was going to be a hit. Baby One More Time". So I went out that night and had some fun. The next day I was completely relaxed and nailed it. You gotta be relaxed singing ' Baby One More Time'. Spears originally envisioned " Sheryl Crow music, but younger more adult contemporary", but felt alright with her label's producers, since "It made more sense to go pop, because I can dance to it—it's more me.
Baby One More Time ", a teen pop and dance-pop song that begins with a three-note motif in the bass range of the piano. The opening was compared to many other songs, such as " We Will Rock You " , " Start Me Up " , " These Words " and the theme song of the film Jaws due to the fact the track "makes its presence known in exactly one second".
After "Sometimes" is Baby One More Time's fourth track, "Soda Pop", a song that draws influences from bubblegum pop and dancehall ,  and features background vocals from co-writer Mikey Bassie. The album was re-released in Europe on June 30, , and the digital deluxe edition was released on December 25, Christmas Day in the United States. On August 14, , it was announced that 2, pink and white swirled copies of Baby One More Time would be released on vinyl exclusively through Urban Outfitters on November 3, ; the vinyl was made available for pre-order that day.
Promotion began in , when Spears did a small tour in malls and food courts that were located mostly in larger cities around the United States and Canada. Each show lasted around thirty minutes, and Spears had two male dancers with her on the stage. Promotion for the album continued in early , where Spears performed at the American Music Awards ,  and also performed "From the Bottom of My Broken Heart" in a medley with " On March 5, , it was reported that Spears was planning her first headlining tour.
During the time of the announcement, Spears was being featured in the company's "AllStars" campaign. The extension, entitled Crazy 2k Tour, was considered a prelude to her future world tour, Oops!
Media director Peter Gardiner explained, "Britney is magic with teen-age girls, and that's an absolutely crucial target for milk". Spears shot an advertising campaign to be shown before her performances began. Spears used the I-Zone onstage to take pictures of the audience and further promote the product. I Did It Again. The tour received positive critical appreciation. On June 5, , it was broadcast on Fox. DVD , which included the Fox special. Baby One More Time" attained worldwide success, reaching number one in every European country where it charted.
Baby One More Time" was voted the third-most influential video in the history of pop music. Remix" that was going to be included on the original motion picture soundtrack of the film Drive Me Crazy Remix" of the song was released as the album's third single on August 23, It also omits the lines "Lovin' you mean so much more, more than anything I ever loved before".
At the time of its release, Baby One More Time received mixed reviews from critics. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic gave the album four out of five stars, Billboard ' s Paul Verna considered the album "a top ready workout filled with hook-laden songs from the same bag as the title cut".
Kyle Anderson of MTV said he "was surprised in more ways than one" with his first listening of Baby One More Time , commenting he "expected there to be a lot of filler there sort of is , though I didn't expect it to be as odd at least sonically as it ended up being.
There has never been any mystery to why Spears became such a superstar, but these songs probably would have been huge even if Britney wore burlap sacks in all of her videos. Baby One More Time 1 out of 10, saying that "we seem to have reached crisis point: pubescent pop is now so rife that year-old Britney 'lizard-lounge' Spears is already halfway through her lucrative showbiz career".
Now grow up, girl. Baby One More Time is a collection of either competent pop songs underwhelmingly executed or underwhelmingly written pop songs competently executed. Baby One More Time spent a total of six non-consecutive weeks at number one,  and sold more than 1.
Baby One More Time spent a total of 51 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard The album debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart , totaling nine non-consecutive weeks at the top. Baby One More Time in December Spears was credited with leading the revival of teen pop. The Daily Yomiuri reported that "critics have hailed her as the most gifted teenage pop idol for many years, but Spears has set her sights a little higher-she is aiming for the level of superstardom that has been achieved by Madonna and Janet Jackson.
With N' Sync and the Backstreet Boys, we had to push for that mid-nasal voice. When Britney did that, she got this kind of raspy, sexy voice.
Spears became an international pop culture icon immediately after launching her recording career. Rolling Stone magazine wrote: "One of the most controversial and successful female vocalists of the 21st century," she "spearheaded the rise of post-millennial teen pop Spears early on cultivated a mixture of innocence and experience that broke the bank".
Before she turned 20 in , Spears sold more than 25 million albums worldwide". While other little girls were putting posters on their walls, Britney was wanting to be the poster on the wall. Whereas other children develop at their own pace, Britney was developing at a pace set by the ferociously competitive American entertainment industry".
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