Daring costumes and glitter bombs for Britney at Yas Island
Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
Kicking off the weekend’s series of F1 concerts, Britney Spears played to a packed Yas Arena last night. Ms Spears wowed crowds with a series of daring costumes, and a stage show that included everything from motorbikes to viking boats to glitter bombs.
The crowd sang along to hits including Toxic and S&M, although a few old favourites such as Oops I Did It Again were missed in the set that lasted just a little more than an hour.
Fans were disappointed that Britney lip synched most of the songs and her dancing was wooden to say the least, but moments such as when she brough a male fan on stage for a lap dance during Leather and Lace seemed to make up for it for most.
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Lol at all the people complaining about the lipsyncing, where the hell have you been for the past decade? She's known to lipsynch so why the hell are you complaining? Did you not know what you were getting yourself in to before hand? With that being said, she DID sing some tracks live, it's just that people brush it off and accuse it as playback because it's Britney
Nolan The great Nov 12, 2011 07:30 pm
Wow these girls look even better than britney :P
Sirik Nov 12, 2011 07:14 pm
Playback singing, no energy, not entertaining. Unacceptable for such an artist and event. Left before the end as too bad it was...
Raza Rizvi Nov 12, 2011 04:16 pm
She was entertaining and it was a nice event. Her lip sync was horrible. But overall I would rate her 7 out of 10 and 10 being the most entertaining.
Jenny Nov 12, 2011 02:34 pm
Why would Flash pay so much to bring Britney here so she could lip synch?? It was shocking! Flash also needs more big screens in the venue as you could hardly see at the back.