Britney Spears has proven she’s ready to reclaim her throne as a pop superstar by launching a new collaboration with Elton John.
The 40-year-old singer-songwriter worked alongside the 75-year-old pianist to record a new duet version of his immortal track Tiny Dancer, Page Six reported on Monday.
Britney joined the English singer and songwriter in Beverly Hills last week to record the track, which first appeared on his 1971 album Madman Across The Water.
She is back! Britney Spears has recorded a duet version of Tiny Dancer with original artist Elton John, Page Six reported Monday; seen in 2013 in West Hollywood
Fans won’t have to wait long to hear Britney on record again, as sources told the publication that the new version of Tiny Dancer is set to be released in August by Universal Music.
Elton appears to be the one who came up with the idea for the collaboration, but it seems like the perfect soft start for Britney to reinvigorate her music career after remaining quiet during the final years of her now-defunct tutelage.
“It was Elton’s idea, and Britney is a big fan of it. They recorded a remix of Tiny Dancer as a full duet – and it’s amazing,’ a music industry insider told the point. of sale.
“Britney was in the studio in Beverly Hills last week with Elton for the super-secret recording session overseen by super-producer Andrew Watt,” they added.
According to TMZ, Britney and Elton were recording the song on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week, and the track is being mixed.
Watt has worked with several high-profile pop and rock artists — including Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Camilla Cabello and Pearl Jam — and he’s collaborated with Elton several times, suggesting he would be an ideal fit for both artists.
Match made in heaven: ‘It was Elton’s idea, and Britney is a huge fan. They recorded a full duet Tiny Dancer remix – and it’s amazing,’ a music industry insider told the outlet; seen in London in 2018
According to the source, Britney and Elton’s new single is already a hit with record label executives.
“They’ve already played it for people at their record company, and everyone’s freaking out. This is so good,” they gushed. “They say it will be the song of the summer.
“Britney is officially back,” they added. “She’s back at work and she’s super excited.”
The label appears to be heavily invested in bringing Britney back into the studio, as the source claimed she got “a record deal” to entice her to collaborate with Elton.
The singer may have hinted that she would relaunch her career by looking at 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 is a success ! “They’ve already played it for people at their record company, and everyone’s freaking out. It’s so good. They say it will be the song of the summer,’ the source said; seen in 2014 in West Hollywood
As if she had never left: “Britney is officially back,” they added. “She’s back at work and she’s super excited”; photographed in 2016 in Las Vegas
“I haven’t shared my voice in a very long time…maybe too long,” she wrote at the time, before revealing that she had wanted to release the updated version of the hit single, but her guardianship would have put the kibosh on the plans.
Elton wrote the instant music for Tiny Dancer, while regular collaborator Bernie Taupin handled the lyrics.
Although the performer has collaborated with several lyricists over the years, Taupin is one of his oldest collaborators and helped write the vast majority of his classic songs dating back to the late 1960s.
Britney fans should be thrilled to hear it, as she hasn’t released a single since Slumber Party in 2016.
Incidentally, it was in October of that year that the pop star met husband Sam Asghari, while he was starring in her music video for the single.
Classical: Elton wrote the instant music for Tiny Dancer, while 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 Slumber Party in 2016. It was in October of that year that she met her future husband Sam Asghari when he starred in the music video for the song.