A cat-and-mouse chase ensues, and Spears finds Madonna in the end, only for the latter to disappear before they kiss.The song was a commercial success, peaking atop of the charts in countries such as Australia, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland and Spain, as well as the European Hot 100 Singles.It also peaked at number two in Canada, Italy, Norway and the United Kingdom, and inside the top five in many other nations.
The song received generally mixed reviews from music critics.
Some felt it was a strong dance track of In the Zone, while others referred to it as lackluster and disappointing.
The song was released on October 14, 2003, by Jive Records, as the lead single of In the Zone.
After bonding with Spears during a night in New York City, Stewart and Magnet started working on the song for her.
"Me Against the Music" is a song recorded by American singers Britney Spears and Madonna for Spears' fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003).It was written by Spears, Madonna, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Thabiso "Tab" Nikhereanye, Penelope Magnet, Terius Nash and Gary O'Brien.