Britney Spears is giving her fans a scare - the pop superstar is moving the release date of her new album forward by two weeks to the day before Halloween (31Oct07). Blackout, Spears' first disc of new material since 2003's In The Zone, will now be released on 30 October (07) in a bid to combat internet leaks. A statement from her record label Jive reads: "Due to these numerous unauthorised online leaks, the label is doing everything possible to prevent and avoid any further illegal distribution of songs including moving up the release date of the album to 30 October."