"Everytime" is a song by Britney Spears, released as a single in 2004. The song is in the key of C-sharp major. It was written by Britney Spears and Annette Stamatelatos, with production by Guy Sigsworth. The melancholic pop ballad explores the theme of heartbreak and remorse. Interestingly, it is often interpreted as Spears' response to her highly publicized breakup with Justin Timberlake. The melody is characterized by a soothing piano intro, which continues throughout the song, accompanied by Spears' delicate vocals. "Everytime" became a commercial success, reaching high positions on various music charts worldwide.