Anticipating

Britney Spears

About Anticipating

"Anticipating" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her self-titled third studio album, Britney (2001). It was written by Spears alongside the song's producers Brian Kierulf and Josh Schwartz. The song was released on June 21, 2002, by Jive Records, as the fifth single from the album, exclusive to France. "Anticipating" is a disco, dance-pop, and teen pop song, influenced by R&B. Lyrically, the song is about friendship and camaraderie between women. It was met with critical praise, with reviewers complimenting its lyrics and comparing it to the 1980s compositions of Madonna, Rick Astley and Janet Jackson's "All for You". "Anticipating" achieved minor commercial success, peaking at number 38 on the French Singles Chart. The song was promoted with a performance in the Dream Within a Dream Tour (2001–2002), where Spears wore a patched denim skirt and danced in front of giant crayon drawings. An accompanying music video, directed by Marty Callner, consisted of the performance from Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas. "Anticipating" was also promoted in a commercial Spears filmed for Toyota Vios. 


Year:
2001
3:16
141 
#2

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Top down on the strip, looking in the mirror
And I'm checking out my lipstick
Girlfriends up in the back
We're out for a ride all night

Feelin' so crazy cool, bop so righ
Wonder what they're waiting for
Valet baby here's the keys
We're about to step inside

Skip on the drinks head to the floor
Making my way and that's for sure
My body's takin' over and I want some more
Woah Yeah Yeah

I've been anticipating
This is our song they're playing
I want to rock with you
You're feeling this right let's do this tonight(Yeah yeah)

Step up baby don't be shy I know you're feeling me 'cause you're giving me the eye and I-
Don't wanny play around
Baby watch me move
Check this let's make a scene

Don't leave me waiting alone
Why you want to make it long playeing?
Move it baby over here so we can set it on

We can get down to the DJ sound
Feelin' so good baby all around
Feel it comin', got to come and get me now
(Woah yeah)

I've been anticipating
This is our song they're playing
I want to rock with you
You're feeling this right let's do this tonight(Yeah yeah)

Gotta really let me know if you want me
You gotta turn me on and make me feel sexy
You gotta show me you've got everything that I need x2

I've been anticipating
This is our song they're playing
I want to rock with you
You're feeling this right let's do this tonight(Yeah yeah)

Gotta really let me know if you want me
You gotta turn me on and make me feel sexy
You gotta show me you've got everything that I need

Gotta really let me know if you want me
You gotta turn me on and make me feel sexy
You gotta show me you've got everything that I need

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Britney Spears

Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and released her debut album ...Baby One More Time in 1999, which became the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. During her first decade in the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, followed by a much-publicized personal life. Her first two albums established her as a pop icon and broke sales records, while title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" became international number-one hits… more »

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Written by: BRIAN ANTHONY KIERULF, BRITNEY SPEARS, JOSHUA M. SCHWARTZ

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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10 facts about this song

Album
"Anticipating" is a song from Britney Spears' self-titled third studio album. The album itself was a great success, reaching number one in the Billboard 200 chart during its first week of release.
Songwriting Credits
This song is unique in that Spears has songwriting credits on it, along with Brian Kierulf and Josh Schwartz.
Pop Music
The song is categorized as a pop and disco song, incorporating styles from the late 1970s and early 1980s music.
Released
The song "Anticipating" was released as a single mainly in France on June 24, 2002.
Chart Success
"Anticipating" reached number 38 on the French Singles Chart and remained on the chart for 17 weeks.
Music Video
A music video of "Anticipating" was recorded during Britney Spears' concert in Las Vegas, it was part of her Dream Within a Dream Tour 2001-2002.
Live Performances
Britney Spears performed the song live during her Dream Within a Dream Tour and has it included as part of a medley in some of her other concerts.
Personal Favorite
Britney has mentioned in interviews that "Anticipating" is one of her favorite songs from her third album.
Critical Review
Critics have termed it as a fun and bubbly track with a feel-good vibe.
French Music Award
"Anticipating" was nominated for the NRJ Music Award for International Song of the Year in 2003.

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