Britney Spears and Elton John Team Up on New Song ‘Hold Me Closer’

    Britney Spears has returned with her first new song since her conservatorship ended. ‘Hold Me Closer’, a duet with Elton John, is out today. Produced by Andrew Watt, the track is a reimagining of John’s 1971 classic ‘Tiny Dancer’. Check it out below.

    “I am absolutely thrilled to have had the chance to work with Britney Spears; She truly is an icon, one of the all-time great pop stars and she sounds amazing on this record,” Elton John said in a statement. “I love her dearly and am delighted with what we’ve created together.”

    Britney Spears added: “I was so honored when the incredible Sir Elton John asked me to join him on one his most iconic songs. We are so excited for the fans to hear it! Thank you, Elton, for having me! I am so grateful that I got the opportunity to work with you and your legendary mind.”

    ‘Hold Me Closer’ marks Spears’ first new music since her 2016 album Glory.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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