‘Inglourious Basterds’ Director Quentin Tarantino Inspired By Britney Spears?

Tarantino includes Britney Spears on his playlist for Little Steven's Underground Garage radio show.

[movieperson id="100683"]Quentin Tarantino[/movieperson] is known for his amazing knowledge of and love for anything and everything pop-culture related. (After all, he’s even appeared as a guest judge on “American Idol.” ) But when he stopped by Little Steven’s Underground Garage show on Sirius radio, it was a bit surprising when he revealed that he found inspiration from a slew of eclectic artists — including [artist id="501686"]Britney Spears[/artist] — while making [movie id="404229"]“Inglourious Basterds.”[/movie]

While he was compiling his playlist for the radio show, Tarantino revealed a surprising crew of musicians that he enjoyed while filming his latest flick. “[This list includes] some of the music I was listening to while making my movie ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ ” he explained. “Now these songs don’t necessarily have a damn thing to do with the movie. These were some of the ones I was listening to in my off time.”

The list includes a mix of rock, pop and hip-hop, with “The Rulez” by [artist id="3118037"]Wu Tang Clan[/artist], [artist id="3117661"]KT Tunstall’s[/artist] “Hold On,” [artist id="63"]Bob Dylan’s[/artist] “Political World,” [artist id="973"]David Bowie’s[/artist] “Cat People” and [artist id="1269"]Jay-Z’s[/artist] “S. Carter.”

Along with those there was also Jason Mraz’s mellow acoustic version of “I’m Yours,” Maroon 5′s “Wake Up Call” and Barbra Streisand’s “Stony End,” which may seem like pretty mellow tunes for such a famously hyperactive filmmaker to enjoy. But the most remarkable name on the list was Britney Spears — who kicks off the second leg of her Circus tour Monday — and her cover of Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative.”

Check out everything we’ve got on [movie id="404229"]“Inglourious Basterds.”[/movie]

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