Britney Spears' "Kill The Lights" Hits Internet, "Womanizer" Gets Mash-Up

November 11, 2008 3:14 PM ET

Another track from Britney Spears' Circus, "Kill The Lights," hit the internet today. Like Blackout's standout "Piece of Me," "Kill" documents Brit's often love-hate relationship with the paparazzi, with "the lights" in this case being the flashbulbs that follow her everywhere. "Kill" also reunites Brit with producer Danja, who featured prominently on Blackout. And in case you like a dose of indie rock with your pop music, check out this awesome Hood Internet mash-up of Brit's chart-topping "Womanizer" with the Department of Eagles' excellent "No One Does It Like You." Circus is due out December 2nd, Spears' 27th birthday.

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