Elton John and Britney Spears release visually stunning video for Hold Me Closer

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Hold Me Closer | Elton John, Britney Spears
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A music video for Elton John and Britney Spears' Hold Me Closer is here and it is stunning.

The video was released on Wednesday, a month after the pair released their mash-up, which features elements of John's classic hit Tiny Dancer and The One and Don't Go Breaking My Heart.

While the nearly four-minute video does not include appearances from John or Spears, it comprises beautifully choreographed interpretive dance numbers.

Directed by Tanu Muino, who also helmed Harry Styles' As It Was, the video is "a reflection of human embrace, beautifully capturing an immeasurable feeling of intimacy so missing from the world through the turmoil and chaos of recent times," as it states in a press statement.


Directing the video for the dance-pop anthem was an "emotional" career moment for the Ukrainian director, she said in a statement, per People.

"The dance had to be forward-thinking to raise eyebrows and make Elton and Britney proud."

"To capture this magic, we shot around all my favourite architectural locations in Mexico City and brought on choreographer Jacob Jonas, who does the best contemporary choreography today," she added.

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