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Fans Call Britney Spears & Elton John 'Hold Me Closer' Duet A 'Masterpiece'

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By Kristin Myers on August 26, 2022 at 8:15 AM EDT

Singer Britney Spears and Sir Elton John have finally released their duet called "Hold Me Closer," a play on his popular "Tiny Dancer" single.

The song was released at midnight on Friday, August 26 and #WelcomeBackBritney started trending soon after as fans celebrated her return to music. Fans who haven't heard her new song yet can scroll down to check out the video and see what fans had to say about the "Oops!...I Did It Again" singer's first song in six years!

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Britney Spears & Elton John Created A 'Masterpiece' With 'Hold Me Closer,' Fans Say

Their highly anticipated duet is now out and available to stream in several places, including Apple Music, Deezer, the iTunes Store, Spotify, and YouTube Music. Fans had nothing but praise for the collaboration, with one fan simply writing, “It’s a masterpiece!!”

“It's amazing!!!” another fan wrote. “They both sound incredible. what an amazing way for Britney to be celebrated with a new song after everything.”

“Smiling and tears of joy & excitement listening to this tune,” another fan commented. “What a hit to add to both of these legendary careers. Britney sounds so beautiful, amazing comeback. This will be on repeat today! Well done.”

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'Let’s get the queen back on billboard number 1!!!!'

Elton John and Britney Spears
Instagram | Elton John

“Stream it on repeat!!!” another fan urged. “Let’s get the queen back on billboard number 1!!!!”

“Was driving listening to this and had to pull over because I just can't hold in my tears and joy of happiness,” another fan shared. “I scream my lungs out… you did that britneyyyyyyyyyyyy.”

“OMG this song is a Masterpiece,” another fan gushed. “Britney sounds amazing the production is perfection, one of the best of the year!! We are coming for #1 all over the world Britney & Elton deserve it.”

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Britney Spears Fans Are Piling On The Support For Her First Tune Post-Conservatorship

Britney Spears in Concert 2009-2011

In several of her previous Instagram posts (her page was taken down yesterday), Britney often talked about how hesitant she was to create new music after her stifling 13-year conservatorship ended last November.

“Britney on HER terms doing what SHE wants!” one fan commented. “So incredibly proud! One of my all-time favorite songs with Sir Elton, and our QUEEN, Britney Spears! I have chills! I'm so happy for her! DO YOU BRITNEY! DO WHAT YOU WANT!!!!”

“Love them both, especially Britney,” another fan wrote. “What a classic song remade by arguably the most groundbreaking songwriter of our Times and the Princess of pop. Going to be Huge!”

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Fans Can't Believe They Got To Hear '2 Legends On One Track'

Elton John and Britney Spears
Instagram | Elton John

“Love it,” another fan added. “Can't wait for her to release more new music when she's ready to do so.”

“When I first heard the sneak preview Elton played in France, I legit had a tear of joy running down my face because Britney sounds amazing as ever and she deserves this,” another fan shared. “2 legends on one track, I can't rn you guys!”

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Britney Says Her New Song Is A 'Big Deal' To Her!

Even though her Instagram page is down for the moment, Britney still took to Twitter to tell her fans that she's feeling a bit "overwhelmed" after releasing her first song in six years.

"Okie dokie … my first song in 6 years ? !!!! It’s pretty d--- cool that I’m singing with one of the most classic men of our time … @eltonofficial ?!!!!" Britney wrote. "I’m kinda overwhelmed… it’s a big deal to me !!! I’m meditating more ??‍♀️ and learning my space is valuable and precious !!!"

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"I’m learning everyday is a clean slate to try and be a better person and do what makes me happy … yes I choose happiness today," Britney continued. "I tell myself every day to let go of the hurt bitterness and try to forgive myself and others to what may have been hurtful."

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"I want to be fearless like when I was younger and not be so scared and fearful," she concluded. "I pray there actually is truth to the Holy Spirit and I hope that spirit is with my children as well !!! Yes … I choose happiness and joy today ☀️ !!!"

Considering how many people love her new song, fans are hoping that Britney will finally feel the love, support, and happiness she deserves to feel every day!

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