"Overprotected" is a song recorded by American singer Britney Spears for her third studio album, Britney (2001). It was written and produced by Max Martin and Rami. The song was released on December 10, 2001 by Jive Records, as the second single from Britney. "Overprotected" is a dance-pop and teen pop song that is about a girl who is tired of being overprotected and just wants to be herself. The song received mixed reviews from contemporary music critics and was released to United States radio in a remixed R&B form by Darkchild on April 1, 2002.
While it did not perform well on the Billboard charts in the United States, "Overprotected" peaked at number 22 in Canada, while reaching the top five in Italy, Romania, Sweden and United Kingdom. An accompanying music video, directed by Billie Woodruff, portrays Spears dancing inside an abandoned factory, while singing about being overprotected; the music video for "The Darkchild Remix", directed by Chris Applebaum, portrays Spears dancing and having fun with her friends. Spears has performed "Overprotected" a number of times including at the Dream Within a Dream Tour (2001) and The Onyx Hotel Tour (2004). In 2003, the song received a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. The song was also featured in the animated film Hotel Transylvania. File Hashes
HASH2: 4DC20F17381265EA (MP3)
HASH2: BDC928F6D11CC8AB (MP3)
HASH2: 3ABE9F0266B91625 (FLAC)