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Hear Tinashe, Britney Spears Team Up for Steamy ‘Slumber Party’ Remix

Tinashe joins “idol” on new version of reggae-infused single

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Britney Spears recruited Tinashe to add vocals to her single "Slumber Party."

Randee St. Nicholas, Dennis Leupold

After teasing their collaboration on social media last month, Britney Spears and Tinashe unveiled a sultry new version of “Slumber Party” on Tuesday night.  

The reggae-inflected tune about late-night romance – “Sheets all on the floor just like an ocean,” Spears sings, “Neighbors say we’re causing a commotion” – originally appeared on Spears’ Glory album in August. Tinashe follows Spears’ lead on her verse, singing, “Let’s fill up this clawfoot bath with bubbles/ Loving me so hard it’s causing trouble/ If it’s seven minutes in heaven, make it double.” 

The single’s reggae lilt comes courtesy of the Swedish producers Mattman & Robin. The two are on a hot streak: they also have credits on DNCE’s “Cake by the Ocean” and Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself,” both of which became Top 10 hits.

Tinashe is a longtime admirer of Spears. In 2011, she wrote on Twitter, “umm.. @britneyspears just tweeted my video. I thin[k] I just died and went to heaven.” Last month, she posted a picture with Spears on Instagram captioned, “The face you make when the rumors are true and you collabed with your idol & basically your whole life is a dream so you keep it cute for Brit but inside you are wigless and dead.”

Tinashe has been busy on her own music as well: she recently released her new project Nightride, which will be followed at a later date by Joyride. “I see them as two things that are equally the same,” she told Rolling Stone. “I think you can be a combination of things, and that’s what makes people human and complex … I don’t like to be limited to one particular thing so I want to represent that duality and that sense of boundlessness in my art.” 

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