Christina Criticized of Copying

     The music video for Christina Aguiler'a "Not Myself Tonight" has hit the web, and the reviews are in.  People are either saying she's "paying homage" to her idols, or she's completely ripping them off.

     The clip borrows heavily from Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video.  From the red lingerie to the scantily clad white diamond dancing scenes, Aguilera isn't doing herself any favors copying an artist she's already been accused of stealing from.

     There's also plenty of Madonna references in the new video.  The S&M scenes are a 2010 update of Madonna's "Human Nature" music video, while the dancing in the rain, crawling across the floor to lap up milk, and overlooking a foggy city with an eye piece recollect the queen of pop's "Express Yourself".

     Aguilera has already addressed the complaints that she isn't being original.  "No rip-offs, we're all inspired by different things. I was inspired ... by artists that came before me," she said to Atlanta radio station Star 94 FM.

     "I've been around for over a decade and I think my work speaks for myself."

     While paying homage is nothing new, Christina's biggest problem is that she's taking a major step backwards.  The video is nothing more than a throw back to her "Dirrty" days.  It comes off like she's been away for too long and is trying too hard to be relevant.

     Check the video below and see what you think.  For more music video comparisons, see what MTV had to say.


kels said...

Gaga should be flattered.

kels said...

Gaga copied Shania.

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