“I Wanna Go” is a song by Britney Spears, released as the third single from her seventh studio album, Femme Fatale. Following a poll on her official website, “I Wanna Go” was chosen as the third single of the album, and Jive Records released it on June 13, 2011.
The lyrics of “I Wanna Go” feature Spears singing about losing inhibitions, while playfully apologizing for her need for sexual release.
The video references films such as Half Baked, Crossroads, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. It received positive reviews from critics, who praised its fun spirit. Brit has performed IWG on the Femme Fatale Tour (2011) and Britney: Piece of Me (2013).
– The song was written in 2009 and registered on Broadcast Music Incorporated under the legal title “I I I Wanna Go O O”.
– In an interview with Rolling Stone, Spears stated that the song’s signature whistle gets her “every time [she] hears it”, adding that Martin’s melodies are “Incredible … Who would have thought of that? There is nobody I feel more comfortable collaborating with in the studio.”
– I Wanna Go was recorded in the same time as 3. Criminal and Up N’ Down too.
– Britney posted a remix which was supposed to be the single version.