Britney Breaks Down 'Britney Jean' Track-By-Track
Britney hosted a hugely successful Britney Jean Listening Party today on Twitter, where she gave us some insight into every single song on Britney Jean! I've been waiting for this, as I was dying to know Britney's thoughts on each of her tracks, especially my own personal favorites like "Til It's Gone," "Don't Cry" and "Passenger." She replied to fans and had the below to say about each track (via @BritneySpears):
Starting with Alien. Loved working on this track with the very talented @WilliamOrbit! Song deals with loneliness and how you can be surrounded at all times by friends, family and adoring fans who you love and still feel alone. Sometimes I need to remind myself that i'm #NotAlone
Here comes the smasher!! You betta #WorkBitch!! Confession: I do not have a Bugatti… yet
#Perfume is really just about relationship insecurities & feeling insecure about the person you care for the most. So much love to @sia for helping create such an amazing song!! Xo
It Should Be Easy (feat. will.i.am):
Sometimes, we make love really complicated, but I've always felt It Should Be Easy. Always fun in the studio w @iamwill
Tik Tik Boom (feat. T.I.):
Next up: #TikTikBoom!! I knew immediately that I had to have @Tip on this track!
And the next song is #BodyAche! I think this song speaks to my biggest passion which has always been dancing. I think at my core, I am a dancer through and through. When I cut this song I was right in the middle of dance rehearsals for my Vegas show... The show I'm putting together has more dance than any show I've ever done. I guess I was dancing until my body ached every single day. LOL!!
Til It's Gone:
#TilItsGone is a post-break up song, and it's true... You never really know what you have until it's gone. Life is funny like that. Think I've kicked myself a few times after breaking up w someone. Dont kno why it’s always so clear AFTER u breakup
I fell in love with #Passenger as soon as I heard it! My girl @KatyPerry wrote this one with @Sia and the @Diplo track is incredible. Loved loved loved recording this one. I just loved this song and it spoke to me right away.
Chillin' With You (feat. Jamie Lynn):
@jamielynnspears and I had SO much fun recording #ChillinWithYou!! She's been working on her first album in Nashville for a while and I thought it would be really cool to have her on my album. She's more of a country artist and I'm obviously pop so we figured we would meet in the middle
Really proud of the final version of #DontCry. This one was very therapeutic for me. Sometimes a girl needs to remind herself not to cry and that life will go on. Funny story about [the whistle in the beginning]. When @iamwill & I were finishing the song we felt it was missing something. It felt like it needed something to make the song more unique... He suggested getting Foster The People 2 help on production. I really think they nailed it. They added a few bells & the whistle on the song
Brightest Morning Star:
Brightest Morning Star is a song @Sia helped me write about God
Hold On Tight:
#HoldOnTight is a little different from the rest of the record, but I loved writing and recording this one!! It’s the 1st song I recorded for #BritneyJean. My dear friend @KooolKojak came over to my house w/ his guitar & we wrote this song together. I think it helped set the direction for the album overall.
Now That I Found You:
Next Up: #NowThatIFoundYou! This song just sounds like love doesn't it? LOVE the music on this track!
Perfume (The Dreaming Mix):
Which version of #Perfume do you guys like the best? I'm not sure I could choose!! I really love both
Which track is your favorite?? xx
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