Elton John & Britney Spears Drop Video for Joel Corry Remix of ‘Hold Me Closer’: Watch
This clip, directed by Rebekah Creative, pays tribute to the iconic looks of the stars over the years.
Elton John and Britney Spears have dropped the official music video for the Joel Corry remix of their hit collaboration “Hold Me Closer.”
The four-minute video, directed by Rebekah Creative and produced by Greatcoat Films, arrived on Sunday (Oct. 22) and features the British DJ and producer alongside a group of dancers paying tribute to John and Spears by sporting the superstars’ various iconic fashion looks throughout the decades.
In early October, Spears and John shared the first official remix of “Hold Me Closer,” featuring a reimagining by Corry. The new version starts with a slow piano build up to the chorus, and then John and Spears sing separately. Spears and John’s vocals are now isolated. The track progresses towards its guiding hook (“Hold Me Close, Tiny Dancer/ Count The Headlights on the Highway”), and the beat becomes a euphoric, tropical house, dance-ready beat.
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Combining elements of Sir Elton’s past hits 1971’s “Tiny Dancer” and 1992’s “The One,” the danceable bop has so far peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. Thanks to its top 10 debut, the song marked Spears’ highest-charting single since 2012’s “Scream and Shout” with will.i.am.
“Hold Me Closer” has also given both singers new milestones on Billboard‘s various radio charts, including top 10 on Adult Pop Airplay and the top spot of Dance/Mix Show Airplay.
Below is the video for Corry’s remix of “Hold Me Closer”.
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