Britney Spears and Elton John Unveil Adorable New Cover for Their Single Hold Me Closer

New cover art has been revealed to spark more excitement for Britney Spears and Elton John’s upcoming duet, Hold Me Closer, which is set for release August 26 through Universal Music.

The Cold Heart singer, 75, uploaded the photo to his main Instagram page to tease the track’s release.

The unique artwork shows adorable throwback snaps of the two stars as children, with the Queen of Pop, 40, dressed in a pink dance outfit and the Your Song hitmaker happily playing the piano.

The countdown begins! The new cover art for the duo of Britney Spears, 40, and Elton John, 75, was revealed earlier Friday on the main Your Song Instagram page.

The updated cover included the two singers’ names at the top and the single’s name at the bottom.

Britney could be seen posing with a smile on her face as a young girl in an eye-catching pink dance outfit. Her blonde hair was styled with a large pink feather in its locks.

The Rocketman singer could be seen sitting at the piano in a black and white photo when he was just a boy.

Previous artwork for the track was recently released, which only included the song title followed by a rose and rocket emoji to represent the two singers.

New collaboration: The Queen of Pop and the Rocketman star have worked together to release a reimagined version of her hit classic, Tiny Dancer

New collaboration: The Queen of Pop and the Rocketman star have worked together to release a reimagined version of her hit classic, Tiny Dancer

Previous work: The cover to tease the single was shared before, which included the title of the song, as well as a rose and rocket emoji to represent the two singers

Previous work: The cover to tease the single was shared before, which included the title of the song, as well as a rose and rocket emoji to represent the two singers

Hold Me Closer was recorded as a new version of his classic 1971 hit, Tiny Dancer. The track has fans on the edge of their seats, with the song being Britney’s first single since her conservatorship ended in November 2021.

Page Six reported last month that Britney joined the English singer and songwriter in Beverly Hills to record the track, which first appeared on his 1971 album Madman Across The Water.

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.

Planned single: A source revealed that Elton came up with the idea of ​​collaborating with the Queen of Pop, saying:

Planned single: A source revealed that Elton came up with the idea to collaborate with the Queen of Pop, saying, “It was Elton’s idea, and Britney is a big fan”; seen earlier in August performing in Illinois

Major release: Hold Me Closer will be Britney's first single since her conservatorship ended in November 2021

Major release: Hold Me Closer will be Britney’s first single since her conservatorship ended in November 2021

“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.

The source added that Britney traveled to a studio in Beverly Hills with Elton to record the song out of public view, which was “supervised by super-producer Andrew Watt.”

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.

Together: The pop star and iconic performer recorded Hold Me Closer at a studio in Beverly Hills;  photographed in July in New Jersey

Together: The pop star and iconic performer recorded Hold Me Closer at a studio in Beverly Hills; photographed in July in New Jersey

Monumental comeback: Britney's last single was released in 2016 with the song Slumber Party

Monumental comeback: Britney’s last single was released in 2016 with the song Slumber Party

According to the source, Britney and Elton’s new single is already a hit with record label executives, Page Six reported.

“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.”

Now that her nearly 14-year conservatorship has come to an end, the pop singer will have a chance to return freely to the music industry. The star’s last single came out in 2016 with Slumber Party.

First meeting: Britney and her current husband, Sam Asghari, met on the set of her music video Slumber Party in 2016

First meeting: Britney and her current husband, Sam Asghari, met on the set of her music video Slumber Party in 2016