Elton John and Britney Spears release ‘Tiny Dancer’ duet ‘Hold Me Closer’
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Elton John and Britney Spears have released their highly anticipated duet
A reimagining of the legendary Rocket Man’s classic “Tiny Dancer.”
The collaboration is already receiving high praise, including from Spears’ attorney.
They’ve teased us for weeks, dropping cute emojis, grinning childhood photos and the promise of a recast '70s favorite.
“Hold Me Closer” is Spears’ first official single since “Slumber Party,” which appeared on her 2016 album, “Glory.”
The original version of “Tiny Dancer,” meanwhile, opened John’s 1971 album
Spears said Wednesday that she was feeling “pretty overwhelmed” ahead of the release of her comeback tune.
It also earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” list at No. 47.
“Hold Me Closer” interpolates John’s songs “Tiny Dancer” and “The One.”