Dr. Luke stans, rejoice! The pop super producer confirmed via Twitter today that he has done one song for Britney Spears’s upcoming 8th studio album, “Britney Jean.” The good doctor was short on details, only revealing that it’s a “personal” song co-written with the highly in-demand Sia Furler, but that’s certainly enough to pique my interest! Britney recently dubbed “Britney Jean” her “most personal record yet,” though you certainly wouldn’t know it by looking at floundering lead single, “Work Bitch.”
I’m glad that Dr. Luke was able to sneak at least one song onto “Britney Jean.” 2011’s “Femme Fatale,” co-executive produced by Luke & Max Martin, was a surprisingly cohesive, thoroughly enjoyable pop album – one of Britney’s best, if you ask me. It’s actually Britney’s first and only album to notch 3 consecutive top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It’s unclear what exactly has gone on between Luke and Britney’s management team since then (he was not asked back – will.i.am is handling executive producer duties this go around), but I’m excited to hear what he’s come up with!
“Britney Jean” is due out in the U.S. on December 3rd. Second single “Perfume” (also co-written with Sia) is scheduled to hit iTunes on November 5th.