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Christina Aguilera
Sep 20 2010

Christina Aguilera

克里斯蒂娜·阿奎莱拉

Intro 简介

在90年代的青少年流行女歌手中,克里斯蒂娜·阿奎莱拉竭尽全力做到了在艺术上进步和成熟。和她的同时代人,比如布兰妮·斯皮尔斯不一样,她避免了在私生活上出现重大丑闻,或者可以说至少她在保护自己的隐私方面做得更好一些。

很难相信克里斯蒂娜入道已经10多年了。她的第一部成功之作:“瓶子里的精灵”发行于1998年,那时她才18岁。2008年,克里斯蒂娜发行了过去十年中她最成功的歌曲集。如今,在离开录音室四年之后,克里斯蒂娜出版了一部全新的唱片:“仿生学”。让我们来了解一下埃拉(Ella)和艾米(Amy)是如何看待克里斯蒂娜返回娱乐圈这件事的。

Dialogue 对话

Ella:  Christina’s back. Are you ready?

Amy:  I’m…I think so, I don’t know. Has she changed her style a lot, or is it kind of like the old stuff?

Ella:  I like the music. I feel like it’s pretty similar to what we’ve heard in the past, but her image…everyone seems to be picking on her, saying she’s copying Lady Gaga and stuff. But if you look at her, she’s always been the odd card in the business. She’s always pushing that already.

Amy:  She really has.

Ella:  But she has just been dormant for four years, so it doesn’t seem like she’s been up to much.

Amy:  Well, she’s been having babies and being…getting married, right? I love how she married that guy who’s kind of unattractive.

Ella:  Yeah, exactly.

Amy:  And they just seem to have a normal, quiet life unlike some of these other pop stars who have a new scandal every minute. She seems like a pretty upstanding citizen.

Ella:  She has a couple new songs, the “Not Myself Tonight” just came out, and that was the one I think she got a lot of negative feedback for, ‘cause it’s very like S & M, copying Lady Gaga. It’s just like…it’s different with Christina Aguilera ‘cause she’s a mom, so you don’t want to see her in those types of situations when it’s like, Lady Gaga, well, yeah, she used to work in a drag bar.

Amy:  Yeah. And maybe it seems like Christina’s faking it a little bit more, ‘cause she has this contrast between her wild musical persona and her private life, which seems so quiet and ordinary.

Ella:  Yeah.

Quiz 测验

  1. What other artist has Christina been accused of copying?

  2. Christina Aguilera’s persona seems more __ than her private life.

  3. Ella says Christina has been dormant for _ years.

  4. Amy thinks Christina’s husband is __.

  5. Which is correct?