Britney Spears is officially making her comeback to pop music with the assistance of Elton John.
On Monday, it was confirmed that Britney and Elton have teamed up for a reimagining of his classic hit Tiny Dancer, which has been re-titled Hold Me Closer.
Temporary artwork for the song uses two emojis that represent the celebs; a rose for Britney and a rocket for Elton.
Britney, 40, is thought for her use of the rose emoji in lots of her social media posts, while Elton’s pays tribute to his classic song Rocket Man.
She’s back! Britney Spears duet with Elton John is CONFIRMED as she plots her big post-conservatorship comeback with re-working of classic hit Tiny Dancer now titled Hold Me Closer
Page Six reported last month that Britney had joined up with the English singer and composer in Beverly Hills to record the track, which first appeared on his 1971 album Madman Across The Water.
Fans won’t must wait long to listen to Britney on record again, as sources told the publication that the new edition of Tiny Dancer is predicted to be released in August by Universal music.
Elton appears to be the one who got here up with the concept of the collaboration, nevertheless it appears to be a really perfect soft launch for Britney to reinvigorate her musical profession after staying silent in the ultimate years of her now-defunct conservatorship.
Single cover: Temporary artwork for the song uses two emojis that represent the celebs; a rose for Britney and a rocket for Elton
‘This was Elton’s idea, and Britney is a large fan. They’ve recorded a remix of Tiny Dancer as a full duet — and it’s incredible,’ a music industry insider told the outlet.
‘Britney was within the studio in Beverly Hills last week with Elton for the super-secret recording session overseen by uber-producer Andrew Watt,’ they added.
In line with TMZ, Britney and Elton were recording the song on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, and the track is now being mixed.
Watt has worked with several high-profile pop and rock acts — including Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Camilla Cabello and Pearl Jam — and he has collaborated multiple times with Elton, which suggests he can be a really perfect pick for the 2 artists.
Match made in heaven: ‘This was Elton’s idea, and Britney is a large fan. They’ve recorded a remix of Tiny Dancer as a full duet — and it’s incredible,’ a music industry insider told the outlet; seen in London in 2018
In line with the source, Britney and Elton’s recent single is already a success with record company executives.
‘They’ve already played it for people at their record label, and everybody is freaking out. It’s so good,’ they gushed. ‘They’re saying that is going to be the song of the summer.
‘Britney is officially back,’ they added. ‘She’s back to work, and she or he’s super excited.’
The record label appears to be highly invested in getting Britney back into the studio, because the source claimed that she got ‘a record-breaking deal’ to entice her to collaborate with Elton.
The songstress could have hinted that she would restart her profession by examining music from the past when she shared a darker, slowed-down version of her 1998 classic …Baby One More Time on Instagram earlier this month.
It’s a success! ‘They’ve already played it for people at their record label, and everybody is freaking out. It’s so good. They’re saying that is going to be the song of the summer,’ the source claimed; seen in 2014 in West Hollywood
As if she never went away: ‘Britney is officially back,’ they added. ‘She’s back to work, and she or he’s super excited’; pictured in 2016 in Las Vegas
‘I haven’t shared my voice in a particularly very long time … perhaps too long,’ she wrote on the time, before revealing that she had desired to release the updated version of the hit single, but her conservatorship allegedly put the kibosh on the plans.
Elton wrote the immediately catch music for Tiny Dancer, while his regular collaborator Bernie Taupin handled the lyrics.
Although the performer has collaborated with multiple lyricists throughout the years, Taupin is certainly one of his oldest collaborators and helped pen the overwhelming majority of his classic songs going back to the late Nineteen Sixties.
Britney’s fans needs to be excited to listen to her, as she hasn’t released a single since Slumber Party in 2016.
Incidentally, it was in October of that yr that the pop star met her now-husband Sam Asghari, as he starred in her music video for the only.
Classic: Elton wrote the immediately catch music for Tiny Dancer, while his regular collaborator Bernie Taupin handled the lyrics. It was featured on 1971 Madman Across The Water LP; seen in 2018 in NYC
Fate: Britney hasn’t released a single since 2016’s Slumber Party. It was in October of that yr that she met her future husband Sam Asghari when he starred within the song’s music video