[32] On May 9, 2009, the song peaked at number nineteen on the Billboard Hot 100, making Circus the first Spears album to have three top twenty hits since her 1999 debut, ...Baby One More Time. The screen fades to white and Spears begins to change into a conservative '50s-inspired housewife outfit. [30] Both the music video and the international radio single remain "If U Seek Amy". "If U Seek Amy" (radio-edited as "If U See Amy") is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her sixth studio album, Circus (2008). Yes, a radio edit titled “If You See Amy” was released: Removed claim that "If You Seek Amy" is in Phrygian. [50] She gets up and looks out the window. i think it is about a lesbo looking for a girl named amy to do you know wat with. Jerry Shriver of USA Today said in the opening night of the tour, "[the] single 'If U Seek Amy' draws a huge roar and sing-along from the crowd as Spears shakes her long blond mane". [48] Rolling Stone writer Daniel Kreps compared the party in the video to the 1999 film Eyes Wide Shut and added that "this may be the first Spears video ever crafted strictly with the morally-lax Internet in mind, a brazen clip that doesn't have to tone down its explicit nature lyrically and visually in order to get airplay". amiss all the trails and criticism, she wants to console her self that she still has that sex appeal and everyone wants to fuck her. Critics noted the similarities with her past work and also compared it to the film Eyes Wide Shut. Spears's vocal range spans from G3-C5. Spears performed the song at her revamped Las Vegas residency show, Britney: Piece of Me, at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. [26] On April 11, 2009, the song peaked at number seventeen on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs. Basically, what she's saying is she's still got it! the fight interpretation also gets thrown out in the video too. ^shipments figures based on certification alone, A sample of Britney Spears's "If U Seek Amy" where she sings the. Spears starts singing while sitting on the edge of a bed while the people that surround her are getting dressed. [2] Background vocals by Kinnda and Martin were recorded at Maratone Studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Amy is pissed off that if you seek Amy in the club, or smoking outside, or in her home while she’s playing with her kids, Britney Spears gets fucked. it could be about how nothing is how it seems and about how behind closed doors, you never really know what's going on. Shes singing about how everybody expects her to be so flawless. If You Seek Amy meaning and concept has created a lot of controversy already. But all of the boys and all of the girls are begging to if you seek Amy Love me, hate me, but can't you see what I see? try saying "if you seek amy" a bunch of times, really fast. That's not even a complete thought, let alone a full sentence – unless, of course, the last line's alternate meaning is used. i didnt get it straight away but this type of underlying meaning has been used by writers such as shakespeare in the past. [50] Leah Greenblatt of Entertainment Weekly said, "it's kind of difficult to believe the song's real meaning will get past even the thickest listener, the video itself is pretty tame...almost disappointingly so". [48], James Montgomery of MTV stated that the video manages to combine elements from her previous music videos, such as the style of "Everytime" and the attitude of "Stronger". That’s what’s really obscene here: her message that says, “if you seek Amy” = “F-U-C-K me”. Amy= K Me. "Britney Spears song spells out obscenity in disguise" "Brasil Hot Pop & Popular Songs". I didn't get it at first either, the dirty meaning is f-u-c-k me. [33] It is her tenth best-selling digital single in the country. [12] Program director Patti Marshall of Q102 said "It's ok to put in on an album, have fun with it, but we're publicly owned, you know? 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How could she possibly know all of these things if she's only met her a few times? Britney Spears - If You Seek Amy (the actual meaning is) F. U. C. K Me. Amy is wiser. Song meanings ©2003-2020 lyricinterpretations.com, I Still Believe (Performed Live On A Holly Dolly Christmas TV Special). Does a radio edit exist? The recordings were mixed by Serban Ghenea at MixStar Studios in Virginia. Me? if you say it real fast you'll understand!!! Amy says she's gonna meet me up I don't know where or when and now there closing up the club. amiss all the trails and criticism, she wants to console her self that she still has that sex appeal and everyone wants to fuck her. document.write('
');var c=function(){cf.showAsyncAd(opts)};if(typeof window.cf !== 'undefined')c();else{cf_async=!0;var r=document.createElement("script"),s=document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0];r.async=!0;r.src="//srv.clickfuse.com/showads/showad.js";r.readyState?r.onreadystatechange=function(){if("loaded"==r.readyState||"complete"==r.readyState)r.onreadystatechange=null,c()}:r.onload=c;s.parentNode.insertBefore(r,s)}; [5] According to the sheet music published at musicnotes.com by Hal Leonard Corporation, the song has a beat of 130 beats per minute and is written in the key of A minor. I feel deceived. And she's one of my favorite artists too. Tell me if you've seen her Cuz I've been waiting here forever Oh baby baby if you Seek Amy tonight Oh baby baby we'll do whatever you like “Tell me if you've seen her, Cuz I've been waiting here forever” This part is about how this problem has been with her for a long time now and she just want's to avoid it. It rated it appropriate for age 13 and up, but made no specific mention of 'If U Seek Amy'. If U Seek Amy means: F-U-C-K ME say it outloud fast, a few times and u get the idea That's why she says "Everyone wants to if you seek amy". So the entire line would be, "All of the boys and all of the girls are begging to F*ck me.". She then comes to the conclusion that even if everybody loves her or everybody hates her, they all still want to 'if you seek amy' f-u-c-k me. Look it up on wikipedia. Billboard Brasil (Brasil: bpp) (2): 96. Want to listen to seek Amy well just search if u seek Amy roblox on YouTube! [28], On January 23, 2009, Tom Poleman, senior vice president of programming for Clear Channel Radio, announced they planned to play an edited version. [10] This wordplay was compared to passages of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and James Joyce's Ulysses where characters covertly spell out profanities, songs by Memphis Slim, R. Stevie Moore, April Wine, Poster Children and The Script entitled "If You See Kay,"[11] and the title of Van Halen's 1991 album, For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. It is not for the first time when a performer hides an explicit meaning in a title, e.g. Savan Kotecha, co-writer of "If U Seek Amy", comes from a traditional Indian family, and his parents were upset when they got to … 5. studenog 2008. na njezinoj službenoj stranici je postavljena anketa u kojoj se trebao odabrati treći singl za albuma, pjesma "If U Seek Amy" je odabrana kao treći sigl. She want's to do is live her life and have fun. It was also performed as part of the revamped set list of Spears' Las Vegas residency show, Britney: Piece of Me (2013–17). The title of a track from Britney Spears' latest album, "Circus," and an oronym for "F-U-C-K me." It's me again, Breeze. "Baby, baby, IF YOU SEEK AMY tonight, oh! it took me a while to get it 2. Konan it is about sex "all the boys and all the girls are begging to if you seek amy"? It's all about playing different roles which is exactly what the video shows us - on the inside of the house where no one can see her, she's sexy, frustrated and dark. And fun is exactly what Spears should be aiming for". Musically, "If U Seek Amy" makes use of instruments such as keyboards and timpani. I came with an edit related to the song "If You Seek Amy". "But [everyone] is begging to fuck me" - She's still one of the most wanted/popular celebrities on the planet despite the hate. ", Oops! [34] It returned on February 14, 2009, at eighty-six before reaching the thirteenth position, where it finally peaked on April 4, 2009. konan: your interpretation fits well, as long as you haven't seen the video and ignore the "all of the boys and all of the girls are begging to if you seek amy" part. I just want to go to the party she's gonna go, can't somebody take me home, ha ha, he he, ha ha ho, She is bugged by people pointing out her flaws everywhere she's goes. Flaxseed Posts: 8,373. this song totally blows and would make no sense if she wasnt reffering it to "sex" im shure brittany has been through alot and been exposed in the tabloids and such, but look at her musical career, its all based on sex and love, it has been ever since she was young..... oops i did it again i played with your heart got lost in the game.... basically says oops i cheated on you.. my bad! Spears's vocal range spans from G3-C5. "If U Seek Amy" was generally well received by contemporary critics, who praised Spears's confident vocals and frequently cited it as the highlight of the album. Say the words "If you seek amy" out loud. Do you honestly know what this news reporter does in her regular life? Everything on the outside of the house is how everybody expects her to be. Billboard Brasil (Brasil: bpp) (2): 97. once you bring in the video,it becomes harder to interpret it that way. Oh Say what you want about me Oh But can't you see what I see Oh Say what you want about me. If you say "ifyouseekamy" really fast, it'll sound like you're trying to say f*** me. But Does This Have Anything To Do With Amy Lee, Because I Hate Britney, Britney Hates Amy, And I Love Amy. If You Seek Amy (ROBLOX MUSIC VIDEO) Hakuun ; Britney Spears - If U See(k) Amy (Radio Edit) CATFIGHT! [9] The chorus begins with the lines "Love me, hate me / Say what you want about me", a reference to the public's perception and fascination with Spears' life. div_id: "cf_async_" + Math.floor((Math.random() * 999999999)) [41] According to The Official Charts Company, the song has sold 105,000 copies there. /* TFP - lyricinterpretations */ You'll realize it sounds suspiciously like "F- U- C- K Me." On that particular night she (Britney) is being hounded by the paparazzi and she wants to become Amy. She's showing that yeah, even though she has a wild side and sings explictly and is provocative, she can still be a mother and there's a whole different side to her that the public doesn't see. Most recently “If U Seek Amy” was performed on Spears’s 2018 Tour. Nothing she does will make them leave her alone. [4], "If U Seek Amy" runs through a dance-oriented beat and features many instruments, including keyboards, snare, bass drums, electric guitars and timpani. All lyrics are property and copyright of their owners. Say If You Seek Amy out loud, fairly fast, and it will sound like you're saying F-U-C-K me. "If U Seek Amy" was performed at The Circus Starring Britney Spears (2009) and the Femme Fatale Tour (2011). 0. It was released on March 10, 2009, by Jive Records as the third single of the album, chosen by a poll on Spears's official website. 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