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On 5/25/2023 at 11:18 PM, TakeYourHand said:

To be honest I really didn’t love it and still don’t but I guess I get the appeal. Idk it’s a weird one for me. I do like it but I think it’s just because I love Brit. Im not sure I’d bump it as much if someone else released it. With that being said Brit made it her own with parts like “HAZAYYY!!!” and I love the beat progression after that line. For me the slayage of it all and my favorite bridge/breakdown of all time is HIAM. That dubstep break still gives me chills. It’s heavy, bold, and really amplified the music scene with dubstep. Shrillex gets the most credit but if we’re talking main pop music it goes to Brit. That breakdown is BEYOND and is the reason I like HIAM. Other than that idk, the melody is OK as it slows down during the chorus and I prefer the last chorus for the fact that it picks up. Also it’s a little whiny, and honestly Britney made me feel dead which is a very talented thing to do as a performer 😂 She literally had zero passion and I think that’s another reason why I just can’t stan the song. Plus she hasn’t performed it since FF. Also when the rehearsal footage came out she looked bored and miserable having to count to 8 while working with the legendary Brian Friedman who was also a great friend to her! The video is artistic excellence though. It’s a strong project as a whole but hindsight is 20/20 and it was a massive cash grab for team con at the moment. I didn’t feel an ounce of Britney’s soul or artistic touch. I always said they were trying to reinvent her career. Circus was Baby, and FF was meant to be Oops! Aka a commercial success meant to level up its predecessor. Then ironically there was Britney and then Britney Jean. Then we got ITZ and Glory is literally it’s sibling. If we get new music anytime soon I swear it will be a Blackout 2.0 as it kind of feels like 2007 again and I think that energy would make sense artistically for her. Anywho there’s my rant about HIAM! 😂

Um, I love your mind 😂🤍

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I lost my ever loving **** when this dropped. All I kept saying was OMFG OMFG OMFG” for like the first 30 seconds 🥴🥴🥴 Heard the Bonnie McKee leaked demo first so when I heard the final product…Happy Kermit The Frog GIF

best first listen experience of a new single I’ve had to date.

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