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  1. present participle of anticipate

Extensive Definition

"Anticipating" was the fourth French single to be released from Britney Spears' third studio album Britney, While "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" was released as the fourth European single. In Brazil, "Anticipating" was released in 2003 during the Brazilian summer. The track was the sixth single to be taken from Britney in Brazil due to its success in the country.
The song was written and produced by Brian Kierulf, Josh Schwartz, as well as by Britney: it is her first single that has her own writing credits. The track was featured in a commercial for the Toyota Vios. Britney explained the song as, it was okay to go out with your friends and have fun, but something always reminds you of your last boyfriend. Because of that, you're not having fun anymore. "I'll be anticipating, this is our song they're playing. I wanna ride with you, you're feeling this right, let's do this tonight."

Music video

| May 22, 2002 |- | Brazil | January, 2003 |}

Chart performance

The commercial single for "Anticipating", peaked within the top 40 in France and Brazil. Also, the song peaked number-four in the Taiwanese Singles Chart.

Remixes/Official Versions

  • Album Version — 3:16
  • A Capplla — 3:13
  • Instrumental — 3:16
  • Alan Braxe Remix #1 — 4:07
  • Alan Braxe Remix #2 — 1:27
  • Antonie Clamaran Club Mix — 6:25
  • Antonie Clamaran Instrumental Mix — 6:25
  • Pk'Chu & RLS Hard & Sexy Mix — 5:43
  • Pk'Chu & RLS Hard & Sexy Dub — 5:43
  • Pk'Chu & RLS Sweet & Sour Mix — 6:00
  • Club Mix — 6:25
  • Instru Mix — 6:25
  • Sweet & Sour Mix — 5:58
  • Hard & Sexy Mix — 5:43

Formats and track listings

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Anticipating".


External links

anticipating in Czech: Anticipating
anticipating in Spanish: Anticipating
anticipating in Italian: Anticipating
anticipating in Polish: Anticipating
anticipating in Portuguese: Anticipating

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agape, agog, all agog, anticipant, anticipative, anticipatory, awaiting, big with child, big-laden, breeding, carrying, carrying a fetus, certain, confident, eager, expectant, expecting, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, gaping, gestating, gravid, great, heavy, heavy with child, hopeful, in anticipation, in expectation, knocked up, looking for, looking forward to, not surprised, optimistic, parturient, preggers, pregnant, prepared, ready, sanguine, superfetate, superimpregnated, sure, teeming, unsurprised, waiting, waiting for, watching for, with child
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