Britney Spears's Wild Ride

It's been an almost impossible decade-plus for Britney Spears, with conservatorships and basically not even being able to go to the bathroom with essentially receiving a hall pass in her own house, plus a real scumbag father who took advantage of her celebrity. But thankfully, all of that ended last November when a judge ordered to remove Jamie Spears's control of his daughter.

Britney's rumored return to music

Almost since her conservatorship ended and Britney was free, other than posting a lot of barely-censored naked videos and pictures on her Instagram account (which at the time of this writing has been deleted, but could return at any time), there have been rumors of exactly when Britney would be returning with new music. There's been rumors of her teaming with Doja Cat for a track, but nothing ever came from that.

However, today, that all changed.

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Britney Spears is back with a new song

Earlier this morning/late last night at Midnight, Elton John and Britney Spears dropped a brand new song called "Hold Me Closer," which is actually a reboot of Elton's 1972 song "Tiny Dancer." Or, as most people would rather hear it, "Hold Me Close, Tony Danza." (Aren't misheard lyrics the best, though?)

Hear Britney Spears in Maine today!

To celebrate the fact that Britney is BACK for the first time in SIX YEARS (since releasing her 2016 album Glory), Q97.9 will toss her new collab with Elton throughout the day. The Q Morning Show already gave you the Q97.9 First Listen earlier this morning, but Kira will play it later this afternoon during your lunch hour just after 12:30p, and Jadd will play it again this afternoon following The Weekend Blastoff.

Want to make sure you hear it so you can celebrate Britney being back on the radio in Maine? Download our free app so you don't miss it!

Britney's back, B*tch!

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