The Razz: ROBYN: I SNUBBED BRITNEY; Exclusive Spears Not Allowed to Release Swede's Songs

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Byline: By John Dingwall

CHART-TOPPING Swedish singer Robyn has snubbed the chance to pen a comeback song for Britney Spears.

Britney shot to fame with hits Baby One More Time and Oops! I Did It Again, which were written by Swedish producer Max Martin, 36.

Now the troubled singer has turned to Robyn - who currently has a UK No.1 single with the song With Every Heartbeat featuring Kleenup - to help steer her car-crash career back into the pop charts.

Robyn admits Britney, 25, has already recorded several of her songs but says they won't be released any time soon.

She also insists any further approaches from Britney for her tracks are unlikely to be successful.

Robyn, 28, said: "I have written a lot of songs that other people have recorded but I only write for myself.

"I wrote one called Keep The Fires Burning that Beverley Knight recorded a few years ago.

"But it is not true that I will be writing for Britney. She has recorded some of my songs but they won't be released.

"It was claimed Britney and I would be working together but that is totally wrong."

Having witnessed Britney's exploits since her split from husband Kevin Federline, she added: "I don't want to speculate about Britney's life. It is hard to know what is going on."

Robyn - real name Robin Miriam Carlsso - celebrated getting to No.1 on Sunday with friends and family back home in Stockholm.

She had an international hit aged just 16 with the Max Martinpenned Show Me Love, which also made the UK top-10 and spawned a multi-million selling major label album. …