"Circus" as written by and Claude/gottwald Kelly....
There's only two types of people in the world
The ones that entertain, and the ones that observe
Well baby I'm a put-on-a-show kinda girl
Don't like the backseat, gotta be first
I'm like the ringleader
I call the shots (call the shots)
I'm like a firecracker
I make it hot
When I put on a show

I feel the adrenaline moving through my veins
Spotlight on me and I'm ready to break
I'm like a performer, the dance floor is my stage
Better be ready, hope ya feel the same

All the eyes on me in the center of the ring
Just like a circus
When I crack that whip, everybody goin' trip
Just like a circus
Don't stand there watching me, follow me
Show me what you can do
Everybody let go, we can make a dance floor
Just like a circus

There's only two types of guys out there,
Ones that can hang with me, and ones that are scared
So baby I hope that you came prepared
I run a tight ship so, beware
I'm like the ringleader
I call the shots
I'm like a firecracker
I make it hot
When I put on a show

I feel the adrenaline moving through my veins
Spotlight on me and I'm ready to break
I'm like a performer, the dance floor is my stage
Better be ready, hope that ya feel the same

All the eyes on me in the center of the ring
Just like a circus
When I crack that whip, everybody goin' trip
Just like a circus
Don't stand there watching me, follow me
Show me what you can do
Everybody let go, we can make a dance floor
Just like a circus

Let's go
Let me see what you can do
I'm runnin' this (like, like, like, like a circus)
Yeah
Like a what? (like, like, like, like a circus)

All the eyes on me in the center of the ring
Just like a circus
When I crack that whip, everybody goin' trip
Just like a circus
Don't stand there watching me, follow me
Show me what you can do
Everybody let go, we can make a dance floor
Just like a circus

All the eyes on me in the center of the ring
Just like a circus
When I crack that whip, everybody goin' trip
Just like a circus
Don't stand there watching me, follow me
Show me what you can do
Everybody let go, we can make a dance floor
Just like a circus


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"Circus" as written by Lukasz Gottwald Claude Kelly

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +3
    General Commentthis song is so damn catchy.
    _headoverheelson November 18, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Comment<3 she made such a come back :D
    xxmodernloveon November 30, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentDon't get me wrong, Baby One More Time is classic and Toxic was her comeback....but this song will play in after her death in the movie about her life. It just speaks volumes about her and her passion for entertaining. It has all the references about how her life is a three-ring circus with freaks, fans, and observers. This song defines her.
    soforlaterson May 12, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentSO. FUCKING. GOOD.
    This is going to be a classic. It is confidence personified.

    God, who knew that over the years she would just get better, and better, and better...?
    feel me loudon November 30, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song...
    ahaha, britney spears will never die out she has too much talent(:
    heyshaynaon December 02, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionI love this song!! It iz always playing in my head!!
    I'm like the ring leader, I call the shots,
    I'm like a firecracker, I make it hot,
    When I put on a show, I feel the adrenaline moving through my veins,
    Spotlight on me, and I'm ready to break,
    I'm like a performer, the dancefloor is my stage,
    Better be ready, hope that ya feel the same.

    All eyes on me, in the centre of the ring, just like a circus,
    (Uh uh uh uh uh- huh)
    When I crack that whip, everybody gonn' trip just like a circus,
    (Uh uh uh uh uh- huh)
    Don't stand there watching me, follow me, show me what you can do,
    Everybody let go, we can make a dancefloor, just like a circus
    Kaylathebug12on May 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is sexy.

    and wow, good goin on the
    "There's only two types of guys out there,
    Ones that can hang with me,
    And ones that're scared,"

    i thought she said ones that can handle me, but it's clearly hang with me.
    i wouldn't have gotten that lmao
    thrwmyhrtawy.on November 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song sounds EXACTLY like the song on her previous album... "Break The Ice". It sounds like an inferior re-write.
    Eatcarpeton December 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove love love this song.
    go britney!
    (L)
    seriously all the haters need to shut up.
    you have no idea what she has been through.
    not everything you read or hear is true.
    dont like her, dont listen.

    LOVE CIRCUS(L)
    xo.nicole.23on December 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCatchy song with fun lyrics.
    chanelraquelon December 25, 2008   Link

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