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Britney Spears Celebrates Birthday by Sharing Unreleased Song “Swimming in the Stars”: Stream

Originally recorded for 2016's Glory, which is being reissued on vinyl this Friday

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Britney Spears’ “Swimming in the Stars” artwork
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    Looks like Britney Spears fans have been granted their Christmas wish this year. In celebration of her 39th birthday, the pop icon has unearthed a previously unreleased song called “Swimming in the Stars”.

    Out through RCA Records, “Swimming” is a leftover track that was originally recorded during sessions for Spears’ 2016 album Glory. Despite having been shelved all these years, its positive lyrics — about briefly forgetting our worries and holding onto joy — actually make for a refreshing and relevant remedy for this hellish 2020.

    “Head first, all the way down/ In gravity’s arms we’ll drown/ The world is ours/ When we’re swimming in the stars,” sings Spears. Stream it down below.

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    The newly revealed song will be included on the deluxe vinyl edition of Glory, which is set to drop this Friday, December 4th. The expanded effort also includes a never-before-released Backstreet Boys collaboration titled “Matches”, as well as various remixes of “Mood Ring”. Pre-orders are ongoing. Fans can also own just “Swimming” on vinyl by heading here.

    In less happy news, Spears lost her latest conservatorship case last month. As a result, father James Spears will continue to wield control over her life and career. Clearly disappointed by the court decision, Spears has threatened to never perform live again.

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    “Swimming in the Stars” Artwork:

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    Glory (Deluxe Vinyl Edition):

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