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    Britney Spears' 'Rebellion': All We Know

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    If you're not a fan of Britney Spears (otherwise inexplicably known as a member of the 'Britney Army') or a hissing Illuminati overlord, you may never have heard of 'Rebellion'. The little-known track was never released as a single, never performed live, and never received any critical response from anyone outside of the Britney fanbase.

    It's not much to listen to, right? And yet, since it was hinted at by Britney way back in 2006, it's been beyond doubt the most anticipated song for release in her back catalogue since that rumoured duet with Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake. Backed by questionable conspiracy theories regarding the Illuminati as well as certifiably true occurrences that happened during Spears' very public meltdown in early 2007, the song took on a life of it's own, standing in for a Britney on autopilot as a testament to her creativity and artistic integrity.

    But what lead to the song's initial creation and immense rise to popularity? Read on to find out more!

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    'Rebellion' was first teased way back in 2006 when Brit posted a short, fifty second snippet of the track on the main page of her website, accompanied by a very 2000's animation of the Princess of Pop transforming into a Bengal Tiger and a cacophony of roars. The snippet came just months after the announcement of Spears new album, intended at that time to be called The Original Doll (the title was a stab at labelmates The Pussycat Dolls), and the debut of what Britney was touting as the lead single without her label's permission, 'Mona Lisa'. Even though fans only heard a minute sample of what the track fully had to offer, it was clear that the song marked a new change of direction for Spears: 2003's masterpiece In The Zone may have introduced a mature, more emotionally in touch Britney, but 'Rebellion' explored the dark side of fame in a way that 'Lucky' had never done.

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    Be wary of others, the ones closest to you,
    The poison they feed you and the voodoo that they do.

    But in rebellion, there's a sparkle of truth,
    Don't just stand there, do what you've got to do.

    You'll find it in rebellion, your body starts breathing.
    They're not believing what they're seeing,
    And you're rebellion.

    You'll find it so compelling with everyone yelling,
    Because your soul, you're not selling,
    And you're rebellion.

    Interestingly, the snippet wasn't the first time fans had heard lyrics to the same effect. Just months before, in May 2006, Britney had posted a poem on her website in a section called ‘Love B: Stream of Consciousness’. A personal diary, 'Love B' was a place for Brit's somewhat sentimental innermost thoughts to be shared with her fans: a typical entry in 2005 stated "Now that the chaos has subsided, I finally feel as though I have the control I've wanted over my own destiny". Titled ‘Remembrance of Who I Am’, the poem appeared beside Spears' diary entries only briefly before being pulled down only shortly after publication.

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    No more chains
    That you gave me.
    Enough of pain
    Now I'm craving
    Something sweet
    How do you stand sleeping at night?

    Silly patterns that we follow
    You pull me in
    I'm being swallowed.
    By the ones you think you love
    They pull you down
    You can't see up above.

    Manipulation is the key
    They screw it in
    Because you're naive.

    You come to me now
    Why do you bother?
    Remember the Bible
    The sins of the Father.
    What you do, you pass down
    No wonder why
    I lost my crown.

    You don't see me now
    You ask yourself why
    My crown is back
    And it's way too high
    For you to be in my presence
    Especially my son
    You should bow down
    I've only just begun.

    The guilt you fed me 
    Made me weak.
    The voodoo you did
    I couldn't speak.

    You're awakening
    The phone is ringing
    Resurrection of my soul
    The fear I'm bringing.

    What will you say
    And what will you do?
    She's not the same person that you're used to.

    The poem was accompanied by another message: "This is for everyone who thinks they know me..."

    Some of these lyrics did end up being used word for word in another unreleased Britney song. 'All That She Wants' was recorded in 2006 and leaked in 2008, and samples the Ace of Base song of the same name. But the lyrics regarding "voodoo" and being "fed" either poison or guilt have only been heard in 'Rebellion'.

    Here's where some snooping comes in. Using Wayback Machine, a website that allows you to view the contents of a website on a specific date, we can see that a full set of lyrics was actually uploaded to AZLyrics on the 24th of June, 2006, alongside an audio track that's no longer available.

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    You might not believe it
    But trust me this is true
    You fall for their poison
    And become a part of their crew
    I'm in a rebellion
    And I'm up against the truth
    So will you join me?
    Or will you be taken too?

    You'll find it in rebellion
    Your body starts breaking in
    They're not believing what they're seeing
    'Cause you're rebellion

    You'll find it so compelling
    'Cause everyone's yelling
    'Cause your soul you're not selling
    'Cause you're rebellion

    Be wary of others
    The ones closest to you
    The poison they feed you
    And the voodoo that they do
    But in rebellion there's a sparkle of truth
    Don't just stand there
    Do what you got to do

    You'll find it in rebellion
    You'll finally start breathing
    They're not believing what they're seeing
    'Cause you're rebellion

    You'll find it so compelling
    With everyone yelling
    'Cause your soul you're not selling
    'Cause you're rebellion

    The eye that is deceiving is the one trapping us in
    I'm fighting a losing battle and my patience is wearing thin
    But in rebellion there's a glimmer of light
    And nobody claims the crown without some sacrifice 

    Looking at these lyrics, we can deduce that the snippet Britney posted was in fact of the second verse of the song, and that the first verse has remained unheard - almost. A low quality snippet of the song's opening can be heard in the following video of Spears cruising around Los Angeles in her car back in 2007, accompanied by boyfriend Isaac Cohen and listening to demos for her upcoming album Blackout. Songs on the tape also include 'State Of Grace', 'To Love Let Go' and 'Baby Boy', all of which leaked after the demo CD was found on eBay a few years ago; but 'Rebellion' has remained conspicuously unheard. Skip to 0:53 for the opening few moments of the track.

    Working on 'Rebellion' with Britney was three male collaborators: Christopher "Notes" Olsen (who had worked on Spears' husband's Kevin Federline's album Playing With Fire just months before), Scott Storch (who had remixed 'Me Against the Music' a few years prior) and Jeff Dandurand (a relative unknown). When interviewed about the track in 2013, Dandurand claimed that the song was "about the evil forces that pull the strings" and "very obscure in its presentation", going on to say that he and Spears had written lyrics to the track before Notes added melody and Storch polished the overall product. "People connect it with Iluminattis and this could be true," he added.

    Dandurand's opinion, however nonsensical, is one shared by a multitude of Spears fans. Perceiving 'Rebellion' as a cry for help, fans say that the track was Britney's attempt to expose the Illuminati cult that controlled Hollywood, and that it's failure to be heard represents a stifling of this effort by higher forces. Dandurand claims that he has attempted to purchase and release the track officially, even going so far as to state that he uploaded the entire song to YouTube at one point without fans noticing before being forced to take it down. Furthering this notion according to fans are Spears' increasingly robotic appearances following 2007, as well as the fact that Notes fell to his death in a casino in 2010 and that Storch embarked on a multi-million dollar cocaine binge that almost killed him in 2009.

    But despite fan thirst, we can't honestly say that we're sure that people would want to hear the full song at this point. Since 2007, a wealth of Blackout demos have leaked sporadically, such as the saccharine bounce 'Sugarfall' or the haunting ballad 'Untitled Lullabye'. Upon it's release, the album went down in history as the best in her catalogue, pushing boundaries sonically and sexually; but the songs on the demo CD that Britney jammed to in her car were all notably absent, as were any others that had been written by the singer herself. Instead, we got an album full of tracks such as 'Gimme More': a groundbreaking jam of a song which nevertheless disappoints when we consider how emotionally open Spears had been in earlier tracks. Amid rumours that Spears' team "destroyed" any copy of the track (one seemingly started by a disgruntled former RCA Records employee) and what fans see as a continued downward spiral in Spears personal life and music, 'Rebellion' could reveal something crucial about the most difficult period in Spears' life; or, even better, inspire her to try her hand at songwriting in the future.

    On the other hand, it's unlikely that any song released after almost a decade of hype will achieve everything that the fans expect of it. Judging by Spears' shaky vocals in the snippet and the outdated, clumsy R&B production, the song was in incredibly early demo stages when recorded: and even if Dandurand says that the track was remixed by Notes in 2009 and considered for release once more in that year, it's unlikely that any song Spears wrote in the lead up to her breakdown could be updated to align with her current situation.

    Perhaps it's better off that the full version of 'Rebellion' remains unreleased, and that fans are left only with a small, shaky snippet full of promise and intrigue: a clip unaffected by record labels or the general public which will remain forever as a lasting testament to Spears talent and identity even as the rest of the world turned on her.

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    9 hours ago, RedBloodedWoman said:

    Fun fact: It's actually true that Jive deleted the track from their catalogue, Note's family though it was gone forever, until they found it on a CDR in his things & ripped it for their archives They refuse to share the track though

    It's all just hearsay though, right? I mean, everyone talking about the track at this point is just looking for publicity so I'm gonna take everything they say with a grain of salt. ;) 

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    I remember when Rebellion started playing in loop on her website and her manager and handler shut her website down and she was losing control of her online stuff and the mind control stopped working on her. Man, it's so sad...

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    Whether you believe in "Illuminati" conspiracy or not there is a deep intrigue about what really happened with Britney during the years of 2004-2007. It's very clear she was rebelling against "something" and saying it was just fame is a bit misguided. This song, "Mona Lisa", "Someday (I Will Understand)" & a few other shaky demos have all pointed to a Britney who felt lost & wanted to say something about whatever was going on behind the scenes. There is a lot you can say about the Illuminati that adds up & the story of Britney feeling the need to break free of something "bad" & then having the media turn against her so horribly within the same years is kind of scary. 

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    5 hours ago, Guest Patrick J said:

    Whether you believe in "Illuminati" conspiracy or not there is a deep intrigue about what really happened with Britney during the years of 2004-2007. It's very clear she was rebelling against "something" and saying it was just fame is a bit misguided. This song, "Mona Lisa", "Someday (I Will Understand)" & a few other shaky demos have all pointed to a Britney who felt lost & wanted to say something about whatever was going on behind the scenes. There is a lot you can say about the Illuminati that adds up & the story of Britney feeling the need to break free of something "bad" & then having the media turn against her so horribly within the same years is kind of scary. 

    I think 'Mona Lisa', like the Original Doll album concept, is really about the numerous acts like The Pussycat Dolls that the label manufactured at that point to try and take her crown. Not sure what it is about the Illuminati that you think adds up tho...

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    This is really weird. The producer of this song Christopher Notes Olsen died in mysterious circumstances after trying to purchase the rights for Rebellion in 2010 and any information of him has been scrubbed off the internet along with all his work. It is very hard to find anything on him.

     

     

    The co-writer - Jeff Dunderand website has been deleted as well as his facebook page after making the statements in this article. It doesn't take a genius to see there is a conspiracy to hide this song from the public and any information on it from very powerful people higher up.

     

    Rebellion will have huge ramifications on public perception on the music industry and the government if it does come out. If not why it has been hidden till now and all those who worked on it silenced? It is clearly about the illumanati

     

     

    This is Britney Spears fuck you song to the Illumanati and it pisses them off to no end. That is why they replaced her with a clone. You don't believe me? Just take a look at her now days. She moves and looks like a damn robot. Fans are ordered to not touch her because synthetic clones have a plastic feel to their skin and that will give it off. Do you think this sounds crazy? There is so much evidence for cloning if you look. Some scientists have already came forward saying they have learned how to successfully clone people. B.O.B the rapper has made many statements about seeing his own clones in cloning labs and Britney Spears has a song called Mona Lisa where she predicted her own breakdown era and states multiple times she is cloned and in the end she is dead and replaced. Need proof ? Just look at her clone here. Unnatural smile. Soulless eyes. Plastic skin. Odd behavior

     

     

    Here's the link : 

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    On 8/14/2017 at 11:22 PM, Guest Guest said:

    This is really weird. The producer of this song Christopher Notes Olsen died in mysterious circumstances after trying to purchase the rights for Rebellion in 2010 and any information of him has been scrubbed off the internet along with all his work. It is very hard to find anything on him.

     

     

    The co-writer - Jeff Dunderand website has been deleted as well as his facebook page after making the statements in this article. It doesn't take a genius to see there is a conspiracy to hide this song from the public and any information on it from very powerful people higher up.

     

    Rebellion will have huge ramifications on public perception on the music industry and the government if it does come out. If not why it has been hidden till now and all those who worked on it silenced? It is clearly about the illumanati

     

     

    This is Britney Spears fuck you song to the Illumanati and it pisses them off to no end. That is why they replaced her with a clone. You don't believe me? Just take a look at her now days. She moves and looks like a damn robot. Fans are ordered to not touch her because synthetic clones have a plastic feel to their skin and that will give it off. Do you think this sounds crazy? There is so much evidence for cloning if you look. Some scientists have already came forward saying they have learned how to successfully clone people. B.O.B the rapper has made many statements about seeing his own clones in cloning labs and Britney Spears has a song called Mona Lisa where she predicted her own breakdown era and states multiple times she is cloned and in the end she is dead and replaced. Need proof ? Just look at her clone here. Unnatural smile. Soulless eyes. Plastic skin. Odd behavior

     

     

    Here's the link : 

    I'm sorry my darling, but you are completely delusional. :awkwardney: I don't think PHF is the right site for you, you may want to try PsychologyToday instead. I'm going to keep you in my prayers. <3 

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    Countess the shill is back!. Your response time to everyone who has commented on this article is astoundingly fast despite the time difference between them. Since when have you become a psychologist that you can judge I suffer from delusions. If anyone suffers from delusions its you because you deny the truth about Everything said here even when the evidence is right in front of you. I feel sorry for you and I pray in the name of Jesus one day you will see the truth because you are already behind the reality if you cannot see there is a conspiracy around this song rebellion and mona Lisa.

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    On 8/16/2017 at 6:31 AM, Guest Guest said:

    Countess the shill is back!. Your response time to everyone who has commented on this article is astoundingly fast despite the time difference between them. Since when have you become a psychologist that you can judge I suffer from delusions. If anyone suffers from delusions its you because you deny the truth about Everything said here even when the evidence is right in front of you. I feel sorry for you and I pray in the name of Jesus one day you will see the truth because you are already behind the reality if you cannot see there is a conspiracy around this song rebellion and mona Lisa.

    You got me sis! :cackle: I'm using my Illuminati time machine to go backwards and forwards in time just to argue with crazy conspiracy theorists on the Internet and maintain my incredible response time! I'd love to know what evidence you have about Britney being replaced by a clone other than some messy unreleased song lyrics and a few shots of her without her monthly botox appointments. Please call me when you have the receipt of Jive Records buying her clone. Until then, I'll keep you in my prayers every night. :yaskween: 

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    On 8/15/2017 at 2:31 PM, Guest Guest said:

    Countess the shill is back!. Your response time to everyone who has commented on this article is astoundingly fast despite the time difference between them. Since when have you become a psychologist that you can judge I suffer from delusions. If anyone suffers from delusions its you because you deny the truth about Everything said here even when the evidence is right in front of you. I feel sorry for you and I pray in the name of Jesus one day you will see the truth because you are already behind the reality if you cannot see there is a conspiracy around this song rebellion and mona Lisa.

    Lol this is exactly why the full song is still in the vault. :cackle: Hope people like you go away so we could finally hear rebellion one day. :morning:

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    So, I’ve actually heard the entire song and there’s really not much to it. It’s very shaky and raw. From what I recall, the additional lyrics are a little different from what was listed on the AZlyrics website. To be honest, the song isn’t really that good. 
     

    If you’re wondering, I have a family member who works in the music industry. He has a friend who is a former employee of Jive Records. Before leaving, he grabbed some songs from their vault, which a lot of employees do. One of the songs was Rebellion. He also had a lot of Britney songs that have not been revealed to the public. Anyways my family member was given a copy, I heard it at his house one time. He refused to give it to me though :(

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    The rest of the song isn’t much different than the snippet we have heard. I don’t remember it word for word. My family member claims he does not have it anymore or doesn’t feel like sifting through his old stuff. I will agree that for some reason it’s been hard to get ahold of that song. 
     

    He also shared some other rejected songs from Britney’s later albums. I’ve heard her version of Whiplash, which was eventually recorded by Selena Gomez and its amazing. Additionally, I have listened to Velvet Lipstick, Sirens, Antidote, and Black Widow. The last three were for Femme Fatale. Believe it or not, S&M was originally offered to Spears and she actually did record the song in its entirety. I believe that Rihanna’s team somehow purchased the rights to it. Then I guess she had Britney record it with her because she felt bad. Funny thing is that the vocals Britney recorded for that song are on Rihanna’s version. 
     

    Black Widow was a demo recorded by Myah Marie. Britney actually provided her vocals to it and it sounded way better but apparently she/label rejected it.

     

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