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Baby One More Time
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Baby One More Time

Britney Spears
Album:
Baby One More Time

Song Meaning of Baby One More Time by Britney Spears, and what it is about


The song that introduced the world to the most influential female pop artist since Madonna and was originally intended for TLC, but the R&B group rejected it.


Once Swedish songwriter Max Martin met Britney Spears, a new 15-year-old singer with Jive Records, he thought he had the perfect person for the track.


Spears agreed. “I wanted my voice to be kind of rusty,” she told Rolling Stone years later. “I wanted my voice to just be able to groove with the track. So the night before, I stayed up really, really late, so when I went into the studio, I wasn’t rested.”


"...Baby One More Time" is the debut single of American singer Britney Spears from her debut studio album of the same title released in 1999.


The song was a worldwide hit, topping the charts in at least 22 countries, including the United Kingdom.


An accompanying music video, features Spears as a high-school student who starts to sing and dance around the school, while watching her love interest from afar.


Lyrics of the song Baby One More Time by Britney Spears


Oh, baby, baby

Oh, baby, baby

 

Oh, baby, baby

How was I supposed to know

That something wasn't right here?

Oh, baby, baby

I shouldn't have let you go

And now you're out of sight, yeah

 

Show me how you want it to be

Tell me, baby

'Cause I need to know now, oh, because

 

My loneliness

Is killing me and I

I must confess

I still believe, still believe

When I'm not with you I lose my mind

Give me a sign

Hit me, baby, one more time

 

Oh, baby, baby

The reason I breathe is you

Boy, you got me blinded

Oh, pretty baby

There's nothing that I wouldn't do

It's not the way I planned it

 

Show me how you want it to be

Tell me, baby

'Cause I need to know now, oh, because

 

My loneliness

Is killing me and I

I must confess

I still believe, still believe

When I'm not with you I lose my mind

Give me a sign

Hit me, baby, one more time

 

Oh, baby, baby

Oh, baby, baby

Ah, yeah, yeah

 

Oh, baby, baby

How was I supposed to know?

Oh, pretty baby

I shouldn't have let you go

 

I must confess

That my loneliness

Is killing me now

Don't you know I still believe

That you will be here

And give me a sign?

Hit me, baby, one more time

 

My loneliness

Is killing me and I

I must confess

I still believe, still believe

When I'm not with you I lose my mind

Give me a sign

Hit me, baby, one more time

 

I must confess

That my loneliness

Is killing me now

Don't you know I still believe

That you will be here

And give me a sign?

Hit me, baby, one more time

Release Date

1998

Songwriter/s

Max Martin

Producer/s

Max Martin, Rami

Label/s

Jive

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