Britney Spears’ “Womanizer” Sounds Better as a Sultry ’40s Torch Song

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July 13 2014 4:37 PM

Britney Spears’ “Womanizer” Sounds Better as a ’40s Jazz Song

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Postmodern Jukebox do another brilliant cover.

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We’ve featured the work of Postmodern Jukebox many times, and their latest—an impressive cover of Britney Spears’ “Womanizer,” done in the style of a ‘40s torch song—doesn’t disappoint. To my ear, the song sounds much better with these jazzy, big band influences; it seems like a perfect tune for some smoky piano lounge in the mid-20th century. Cristina Gatti supplies the sultry vocal and the band is smooth as ever.  

Sharan Shetty is a writer for Brow Beat. You can follow him on Twitter

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