I'm Gonna Miss Those Bare Midriffs...
Britney backlash? New crop of teen pop queens reject sex-symbol status.
Since Britney Spears arrived on the music scene three years ago, pop music has molded its teen queens according to three Bs -- blondness, beauty and bustiers.
But a new crop of female singer-songwriters is challenging the notion that you have to bare your navel and cavort in tight clothes to be sexy and successful in pop music. Over the last year, Michelle Branch, Vanessa Carlton and Avril Lavigne have been dominating the charts by putting more of the focus on their music.
by Steve Hall Jul-26-02 Click to Comment