Is Britney Spears channeling the Britney Spears of yore?
The singer graces the September cover of Britain's Pop magazine in full-on Japanese manga costume: sweet white lace dress, big eyes, looking like ...
... a young Britney Spears. You know, the fair Louisianan whose wholesome image, sexual undertones and catchy beats made her a music goddess.
Bubble insets tease more Britney Spears pictures: A bride, a schoolgirl and more inside. It's like we've died and gone to heaven ... or at least 1999.
The comic-book-inspired shoot was directed by legendary artist Takashi Murakami, and she Tweeted her approval of the work, which you can see here:
Britney Spears in Pop ... vintage and gorgeous or just weird?