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Britney Spears - If U Seek Amy - Lyrics Meaning

In the spring of 2009, Spears released "If U Seek Amy" - the third single from her "Circus" album -amid much controversy and public outcry. It was produced and co-written by Swedish songwriter Max Martin ("... Baby One More Time," "Oops!... I Did It Again").

Love me hate me, say what you want about me

But all of the boys and all of the girls are beggin' to If You Seek Amy

The song, with its barely veiled sexual innuendo, somehow managed to sneak past radio watchdogs and into homes across the land, where children as young as four and five years old could be found innocently singing along to what was obviously - at least to the children's parents - an offensive, distasteful, and repugnant song. To calm the uproar, a new radio edit was released. With the drop of a `k,' the title changed to "If U See Amy," which did appease some. There were, however, stations that continued to play the original version.

So was Britney really singing about an act as old as mankind itself? The majority seem to think so. There is a possibility though, that she was just letting the world know that - love her or hate her - she knows they all want a piece of her.

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