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Britney's 'Hold It Against Me' was almost given to Katy Perry

As Britney Spears reveals the cover art and title for her new album, 'Femme Fatale', Dr. Luke and Max Martin open up to the Rolling Stone about the record.

The album, which will be Britney's seventh, both was and still is being worked on by producer Dr. Luke, Max Martin and songwriter Billboard, and they told Rolling Stone on February 2:

"We're in the middle of it right now. It's a little bit fluid right now. I can't even say at this stage what songs for sure are making it and what songs aren't. We're working with a lot of producers and overseeing it with her A&R and record label and management and trying to make something cohesive."

Dr. Luke also admitted that 'Hold It Against Me' was almost given to pop star Katy Perry:

"We might have played it for her, but it definitely wasn't a Katy Perry record,"

"We had it for a while. I wanted to make sure it didn't sound like everything else I've done. I brought it into Billboard, and he just killed it. It can be hard in the verse, and the bridge is super, super hard, but the chorus is super-pop. You can play that chorus acoustically on a guitar and it's still going to sound great."

Read the full interview over at Rolling Stone's website and you can listen to her new album's first single here: