Drastic image overhauls rarely, if ever, work in the pop-music realm. Liz Phair has been the subject of much critical derision for slicking up her sound and acquiescing to fuck-me-faster photo shoots. Vanilla Ice could never quite make that transition from zebrahead poseur to spliff-smoking ganja rapper. Pink's ongoing mutation from bling-ass hip-hopstress to fully realized punk has proven to be a disaster at the box office. Christina and Britney have had their share of growing pains while attempting to straddle the not-so-fine line between teddy-bear-wielding teenybopper and strumpet. Even the world's so-called greatest band, U2, was basically left for dead during its... More >>>