Britney Spears' Carpool Karaoke is the addictive and strangely emotional throwback we needed.

Come for Britney Spears. Stay for James Corden in blonde pigtails and a schoolgirl cardie.

Every time Corden does ‘Carpool Karaoke’ on The Late Late Show with James Corden, you don’t think it can get better. And really, how do you follow up Michelle Obama doing Missy Elliott?

Well, like this.

If you haven’t already watched the glorious Britney Spears’ Carpool Karaoke with James Corden this is how it went:

“Thank you for helping me get to work,” says Corden. “This traffic everywhere, it’s just gridlock.”

Next to him…it’s Britney, bitch.

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It's B R I T N E Y. Image via the Late Late Show.

They drive through L.A., and he pops the question: what's 'Oops!…I Did It Again' about, anyway?

"I really don't know," says Britney. "I think it's just a song."

"Well, I think it every time I order a Dominos," says Corden.


Then they sing—and I don't know why it's surprising, but Britney's definitely still got it. Corden's not bad either.

In the necklace bit (where, if you remember the video, she gets given the Heart of the Ocean from Titanic)…he presents her with a red ballpoint pen. Basically the same.

Simply wonderful.

They compare kids (Britney's are nine and 10; Corden's are five and "nearly two.")

Turns out, even though Britney's "done with men," she wants more children. "Like three more. I just have to find the right guy, and…"

"…tell him he's about to become the father of three children?" Corden finishes. Lol, you guys.

They sing 'Womanizer', he pulls out the robot moves. They sing 'Make Me', there's a lot of shimmying. The two of them just seem like high school best friends, it's so fun.

She shares some of her hotel aliases, the highlight of which is "Anita Dick."

"I might start checking in under just "Britney, bitch," Corden says.

They sing 'Toxic', and you remember how Britney's responsible for some of the most addictive songs, well, ever.

They talk about bondage, because of course they do. The new thing, according to Britney, is that, "Men get off on being tickled for a very long time."

He asks her what she was like at school ("straight As"), which brings us to the bit we've been waiting for.

And it's even better than you thought.

Nothing — nothing — beats Britney Spears and James Corden singing '…Baby One More Time' in matching cardigans.


Happy Saturday.

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