The Britney Spears Comeback Express is operating at full speed and thus far hasn’t had any bumps along the way, according to Rodney "Darkchild" Jenkins.

After a seven-year break, the producer is collaborating with the Britster again on her next album and is determined to "reinvent" the pop star with some edgy new sounds.

"I’m just trying some new things. I’ve always worked with Britney," he tells Rap-Up TV. "I love working with her. I’m just trying to reinvent her and reinvent myself with her project."

The two only started working four weeks ago, but have already laid down a few tracks and samples, described to be "very dance-y, very uptempo, in the clubs, real aggressive, and catchy…very, very hook-friendly."

Rodney was most impressed with the 26-year-old’s professionalism and efficiency.

"It usually takes people a long time to record songs and we just did a song. She walked in at 8:30 and was out by 10:30 — did the whole song — in and out," he says.

The album is due to hit shelves in 2009, and with things continuing to look up for the singer, Rodney thinks it’s definitely going to be the Year of Britney once more.

"I was very happy to see that she was working on the positive side and she’s moving toward new things now," he says. "I think it’s about to be her time again."

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