I Wanna Go
Britney Spears Lyrics


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Lately I've been stuck imagining
What I wanna do and what I really think
Time to blow out
Be a little inappropriate
'Cause I know that everybody's thinking it
When the lights out

Shame on me
To need release
Uncontrollably

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt
I got running through my mind
Whoa, oh, oh

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt
I got running through my mind, woah-oh

Lately people got me all tied up
There's a countdown waiting for me to erupt
Time to blow out
I've been told who I should do it with
To keep both my hands above the blanket
When the lights out

Shame on me
To need release
Uncontrollably

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt
I got running through my mind

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt
I got running through my mind
Whoa oh oh

Shame on me (shame on me)
To need release (to need release)
Uncontrollably (uncontrollably-lably-lably-lably)

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt
I got running through my mind

I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
Taking out my freak tonight
I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
All the dir-irt-irt




I got running through my mind
Whoa oh oh

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Britney Spears's song I Wanna Go suggest that the singer has been feeling somewhat restricted in what she can express or how she can behave. The opening lines set the scene for the song's subject, with Britney imagining and pondering about what she wants to do and what she is really thinking. She then decides that it's time to "blow out" and be a little inappropriate, acknowledging that everybody else is thinking it too.


Britney then goes on to express a sense of shame in what she needs, suggesting that she requires a release that may be frowned upon by society. She wants to reveal the "dir-irt-irt" running through her mind and let her freak flag fly, regardless of the consequences. The chorus of the song repeats this desire for release and the need to embrace her true self, rather than the one others tell her she should be.


In the second verse, Britney suggests that she feels like people are holding her back from her true self, feeling "tied up" and the pressure of a "countdown waiting for me to erupt". Again, Britney wants to be free to do what she wants and with whom she wants, no longer being constrained by societal expectations. The song ends with a final repetition of the chorus and the sense that Britney has found what she was looking for - the freedom to express herself.


Line by Line Meaning

Lately I've been stuck imagining
Recently, I have been preoccupied with daydreaming and fantasizing.


What I wanna do and what I really think
I am contemplating my true desires and thoughts.


Time to blow out
It is time to let loose and have fun.


Be a little inappropriate
I want to push boundaries and do something daring.


'Cause I know that everybody's thinking it
I am aware that others are also considering this type of behavior.


When the lights out
When it is dark or private.


Shame on me
I feel guilty or embarrassed.


To need release
I desire to let go of my inhibitions and express myself freely.


Uncontrollably
My urge to be unrestrained and wild is overpowering.


I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
I want to fully embrace my daring and impulsive side.


Taking out my freak tonight
I want to express my unconventional or wild characteristics tonight.


I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
I want to reveal or display.


All the dir-irt-irt
All the dirty, naughty or taboo thoughts I have.


I got running through my mind
These thoughts are constantly on my mind and driving my actions.


Whoa, oh, oh
A sound of excitement or thrill.


Lately people got me all tied up
Recently, societal pressures have been restrictive and limiting for me.


There's a countdown waiting for me to erupt
I feel like there is a time limit or deadline for me to act or express myself boldly.


I've been told who I should do it with
Others have suggested or dictated who I should engage in this behavior with.


To keep both my hands above the blanket
I should avoid physical contact or intimacy while engaging in this behavior.


Shame on me
I feel guilty or embarrassed.


To need release
I desire to let go of my inhibitions and express myself freely.


Uncontrollably
My urge to be unrestrained and wild is overpowering.


I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
I want to fully embrace my daring and impulsive side.


Taking out my freak tonight
I want to express my unconventional or wild characteristics tonight.


I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
I want to reveal or display.


All the dir-irt-irt
All the dirty, naughty or taboo thoughts I have.


I got running through my mind
These thoughts are constantly on my mind and driving my actions.


Whoa oh oh
A sound of excitement or thrill.


Shame on me (shame on me)
I feel guilty or embarrassed.


To need release (to need release)
I desire to let go of my inhibitions and express myself freely.


Uncontrollably (uncontrollably-lably-lably-lably)
My urge to be unrestrained and wild is overpowering.


I, I, I wanna go-o-o all the way-ay-ay
I want to fully embrace my daring and impulsive side.


Taking out my freak tonight
I want to express my unconventional or wild characteristics tonight.


I, I, I wanna show-ow-ow
I want to reveal or display.


All the dir-irt-irt
All the dirty, naughty or taboo thoughts I have.


I got running through my mind
These thoughts are constantly on my mind and driving my actions.


Whoa oh oh
A sound of excitement or thrill.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, Johan Schuster

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@carlitospears1

She is in a conservatorship, which are intended for elderly people with dementia, since 2008. She has not controlled her own medical decisions, been able to drive her car without permission, get married or even pregnant, or vote in that time. She has been classified as unable to function or make decisions.

Months after being put under the arrangement her handlers had her releasing an album and embarking on a world tour, The Circus Starring Britney Spears. She has been on 4 world tours, performed a residency 4x a week for 4 years, judged X factor and produced 4 albums since then. Why is a woman deemed too sick to make basic personal decisions working an absolutely gruelling load?

Yet, she has not been allowed to have a phone with internet access, email, or make calls without supervision. She is watched by 24/7 security she didn’t choose, and even her children have only been allowed to visit her so long as the conservators are happy with her behaviour.

She has protested this since the beginning when she was held on a 5150 and her father, who Britney says has always been an abusive alcoholic, filed for a temporary conservatorship on the basis that she has dementia. The arrangement is now permanent & shows no signs of stopping thanks to corrupt judge Brenda Penny, court appointed attorney Samuel Ingham, and scummy business manager Lou Taylor profiting greatly from its existence. Most of the entities involved are under investigation for other abuses of powers and people.

Late 2018, Britney was coming off her 4+ year Vegas residency, looking and performing at an absolute peak. She allegedly stopped taking the medications forced on her, so her dad pulled support from her projects and forced her into a mental facility for 3 months against her wishes.

Impersonating Britney on her Instagram as they have done and still do, they wrote a statement that she made the choice to take the time off to help care for her ailing father. Once the information leaked that she was actually forced into the centre, the handlers pivoted and fed the press statements about her “cocktail of medications” becoming ineffective, claiming she was near death, so they had no choice but to commit her. Following the statements, the recent Instagram posts showing her in tip-top shape were deleted, because they couldn’t push their false narriative of her being near death when her feed showed an extraordinarily able-bodied performer with a sound mind.

Britney found the strength to speak out against them in court despite the courts denying her every basic human right and any due process since this entire charade began so long ago. She spoke about being forced medications and having her children used as pawns, begging again for her freedoms to be reinstated.

Ever since Britney spoke out, she seems to have mentally declined at an alarming rate. Britney now rocks back and forth while speaking in her Instagram videos, her pupils are often times noticeably dilated, and she behaves nothing like the woman that owned the world before she was put under these controls.

Let’s remember, she is not in charge of her own medical decisions. She does not control her own Instagram page. She has been gaslight, isolated, drugged, stripped of her wealth and children, for over twelve years.

The conservatorship is currently under investigation. Her doctor passed away days before he was due to give his report on her medical care. There have been no other findings presented to the courts from the investigation yet.

Britney is on hiatus from work as a protest against the arrangement. So, the handlers dug out all her old costumes and props, stuck them in an abandoned K-mart, and are charging $60 a head for people to walk through it. They also release hideously cheap looking but overpriced merchandise at lightning speed. The pathetic and transparent attempt to milk Britney’s legacy for everything it’s worth (with none of the proceeds going to Britney herself) is called Britney The Zone .

Please, spread the word, public pressure is the only thing that could possibly help unwind this.

So, is Britney okay?! No! @ @



@huongdoan4415

The story behind #FreeBritney and why you should care:

In February of 2008, Britney Spears was placed under a conservatorship by her father which gives him complete control over her life including food, clothing, finance and shelter.

It all started on January 4th, 2008 when Britney Spears was involuntary held under a 5150 hold following a custody dispute with Kevin Federline. That's when we saw the horrific videos of Britney being taken from her home in an ambulance chased by the paparazzi.

She was released from the hospital the next day and was not required to remain for 72-hours.

On January 31st, Britney Spears was placed under a second involuntary 5150 hold. However, extra precautions were taken that suggest this hold was planned well in advance. This is when the court agreed to place the pop star under a conservatorship.

Not two months after being deemed too incapable of making decisions about herself, Britney Spears would guest star on How I Met Your Mother.

By September, a woman who the court said can't make her own life decisions became be the most awarded woman of the night at the 2008 VMAs.

That same month, the court put Britney Spears under permanent conservatorship even though she was denied her right to retain a lawyer.

Since then, Britney has spoken about her life being too controlled. She even compared her situation to jail and said she “never wanted to become one of those prisoner people.” One of things Britney said she misses the most is being able to freely drive her car.

Under conservatorship, she needs permission. A documentary called “For the Record” follows Britney Spears through her Circus Tour and includes deleted footage where she speaks out about her situation.

By 2011, Britney Spears was embarking on her Femme Fatale Tour during which fans have predicted that she was being heavily medicated.

Legal experts began questioning the conservatorship in 2012 when Britney was chosen as an XFactor judge but was still deemed unable to care for herself.

During the Glory era, Britney Spears spoke out about the conservatorship on the Jonathan Ross Show. Fans in the audience confirmed this happened, but that part was cut out of the interview by the time it aired.

During the 2016 election, Britney was forced to remove the hashtag #ImWithHer from her post supporting Hillary Clinton because she is allegedly not allowed to vote while she is under a conservatorship

On Instagram, Britney Spears has hinted at wanting freedom from the conservatorship as well.

On January 4th, 2019, Britney Spears mysteriously cancelled her Las Vegas residency “Domination” citing her father’s health issues.

3 days later, Britney was seen driving through In-N-Out for the last time.

She would then go missing from the public for 3 months because her father allegedly put her into a mental health facility against her will. This would be Britney’s third involuntary hold.

In April, news broke that Britney Spears was indeed in a mental health facility and her team said at the time she entered voluntarily.

But Britney Spears allegedly told the court that she was forced into the facility by her father and that she was forced to take drugs.

Britney’s co-conservator Andrew Wallet also resigned because “substantial detriment, irreparable harm and immediate danger will result to the conservatee and her estate if the relief requested herein is not granted.”

He was asking for a raise not 5 months earlier. Fans began protesting in May during Britney’s court hearing.

In September, Kevin Federline filed charges against Jamie Spears for allegedly abusing one of their kids. Because he remains Britney's conservator, she now only has 30% visitation with her kids.

Later that month, Britney fans took the streets again at her next court hearing. People in the courtroom said a 730 investigation into the conservatorship was brought up by Britney’s mom before the public was asked to leave.

Britney also spoke out on Instagram explaining how important her freedom is during this time. It’s worth noting that Britney Spears has been speaking out since this conservatorship began.

One of Britney’s music video directors said the only direction she gave him was to film her in a cage. This has been a consistent theme since she was put under a conservatorship.

This letter that Britney Spears allegedly wrote in third person also leaked to the public. She said she was “lied to” and “set up.” Britney’s doctor also mysteriously died.

Fans have organized protests and a #FreeBritney trending hour starting at 10:00 am PST.

Do we ever think Britney Spears wears 2000s clothes still because she has nothing else. She’s forced to wear them because she’s never allowed any of her money. And it keeps the narrative that’s she’s crazy

She worked all those years, was the epitome of pop music in the 2000s, all for what???? She should be enjoying her earnings and not having parasites live off her and control her life!!

*Britney Spears is under a corrupt conservatorship and
her father controls her food, her medicine, her finances, controls who enters her life, she can't vote, she cannot have children, she cannot have custody of her children, she can't hire a laywer for this, etc.*

February 2008, after claiming Britney Spears had dementia, she was placed in a conservatorship.

March 2009, Britney starts her Circus World Tour, where she dangles from the air and walks through fire rings. Normal activities for a dementia patient, right?

Britney Spears’ father claimed she had DEMENTIA and was “unable to properly provide for herself”, to lock her in the conservatorship in 2008.

A couple months after this, that supposedly disabled woman was sent back to a rigorous work routine, including a world tour.

Britney has NO rights under her conservatorship and has been trying to let us know for years that she is in need of.

Britney's song "Lucky" and "Everytime" is like a premonition of how sad Britney's life has become. Listening to the song today is very sad.

Ya'll think Britney Spears is just another pop machine who makes millions of dollars and think she's generic. But ya'll are forgeting that she's HUMAN and she's been a money maker for her team for over 20 years now.

Britney Spears has made nearly $1 BILLION in the past 20 years. Since the start of her conservatorship, her net worth is reported as $58 million. She is given an allowance of only $70,000 per year while her shady conservator father makes double that amount.

Reminder that Britney Spears has been under a conservatorship for years. She has no control over her career it professional life. She even lost custodial time with her sons because her father was abusive towards them.

From all that I've seen this is utterly terrifying that an fully functioning woman, BRITNEY SPEARS, is under a conservatorship. She did tours, practiced hrs of choreography and is being controlled like a puppet. She can make her own choices. Free her. I'm disgusted.

Britney Spears is clearly having manic episodes on tik tok and everyone is just laughing? This is the reason we need mental health awareness weeks that aren’t just people sharing pics of a short list of common symptoms of depression/anxiety.

She deserves nothing but happiness. She has been treated as a money machine since she was born and went through the atrocities experienced, she never had a bad word about anyone in the industry, even towards the one who shames her.

Britney Spears has been under a conservatorship for more than a decade. Conservatorships are not meant for able minded and hard working individuals like Britney, and the fact that her conservators all heavily benefit financially from the conservatorship is wrong.

Britney Spears is a money making machine for her entire “team”, her whole family, and her ex husband. If she doesn’t comply with her fathers rules, he threatens to take her kids away from her.

*Even so-called jokes about Britney Spears being a robot or clone or govt experiment perpetuate the denigration of her humanity.
Britney is not a fictional character.
Britney is an actual live human being w/the same full capacity for thoughts & emotions as you.*

Since 2008 Britney Spears has been held in a conservatorship, this gives her conservator (Jamie Spears) full control over her life, body and finances/estate. Conservatorships are typically used for SEVERELY mentally ill individuals or people in comas.

Having been on 4 world tours with dangerous flying and fire stunts, it’s safe to say she is sane enough to feed and clothe herself.

With this conservatorship she is unable to properly fight for her freedom as she isn’t legally allowed to hire her own lawyer. We need this petition so that Britney can hire her own lawyer and live a normal life as a 38 year old woman with two kids.
The petition to let Britney Spears hire her own lawyer already has 52k signatures. Add your name to help #FreeBritney

https://www.change.org/p/britney-spears-let-britney-spears-hire-her-own-lawyer?fbclid=IwAR1tmBaXnx1iCsTb9-gmRmO701VHw-fhhovEYAm_t3tno0QDJv6z-lcq5TI



All comments from YouTube:

@damarisrodriguez278

She gave us so many signs, and we didn't saw it #FreeBritney

@reconmember7486

And #Resist.

@darkpisces8125

Nope cause y'all not real fans. I've noticed this since justin Timberlake days.

@darkpisces8125

@Tehya Rocks then you haven’t been paying attention then.

@luxurayyyy

Ya I know it too since Justin times too.......

@jenniferc.968

@@darkpisces8125 I saw it since then also, I love her but I was too busy studying that I didn't follow her too much those years. But I knew it because I had a dream in 2006,i saw the freeBritney movement, years ago. I was so weird. Now I understand

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@plusrien12

Most of her bops lyrics are about her struggling, but it was so bop we don't even notice 😭

@bohlalenchabeleng1370

Right? But now we know better. 😭😭😭

@MrBen101199

My favorite is Stronger. She literally gives me the strength to live after a super hard times of my life.

I pray for her best. #freebritney

@michel4347

Akaashi why..

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