After Taylor Swift surprised fans by releasing her ninth album ‘Evermore’, Britney Spears is all set to bring back the glorious 90’s era. The 39-year-old pop star has now released her new track ‘Matches’ featuring Backstreet Boys. The track is a part of the new deluxe edition of her 2016 album Glory, which is also released on all platforms.
Britney took to Twitter and announced to fans, “‘Matches’ featuring my friends @backstreetboys is out now!!!! I’m so excited to hear what you think about our song together!!!! You can also listen to Glory Deluxe everywhere now!” Take a look at the tweet below:
“Matches” 🔥 featuring my friends @backstreetboys is out now !!!! I’m so excited to hear what you think about our song together 🙊 !!!! You can also listen to Glory Deluxe everywhere now !!!! https://t.co/XGUlxHtdN6https://t.co/IuBZXNzcX1 pic.twitter.com/fsbDPPN0EC
— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) December 11, 2020
Backstreet Boys also took to Twitter to announce their new single and wrote, “What a GLORIOUS day it is… we’ve been asked about the possibility of a collab like this for the past 20 years and today is the day!! #BritneyXBackstreet is finally here!”
What a GLORIOUS day it is… we’ve been asked about the possibility of a collab like this for the past 20 years and today is the day!! #BritneyXBackstreet is finally here! #Matches is out now on @britneyspears’ Glory Deluxe 🔥 https://t.co/Yhh6X3aH0P pic.twitter.com/bsE6CFGSCS
— Backstreet Boys (@backstreetboys) December 11, 2020
The new single ‘Matches’, which is reminiscent of the good old pop days, is a dance track that perfectly combines Britney’s iconic sound and the Backstreet Boys‘ melodious vocals. The release of the new deluxe edition of her 2016 album Glory comes after she dropped ‘Swimming In The Stars’ on 2 December in celebration of her 39th birthday.
After the announcement, fans can’t get over the legendary collaboration and took to social media to express their excitement. Here are some of the fan reactions on Twitter. Take a look.
— 🔥Simon Jean🔥 (@SimoJeanP) December 10, 2020
britney spears featuring the backstreet boys is the peak of 2000s in 2020.
— 2000s (@PopCulture2000s) December 10, 2020
it’s too short but i’m not complaining
BRITNEY X BACKSTREET BOYS pic.twitter.com/pP9m283AoJ
— gretel | BRITNEY X BACKSTREET BOYS (@popodvyssey) December 10, 2020
LIKE PLAYING WITH MATCHES MATCHES MATCHES THIS MIGHT LEAVE SOME DAMAGE DAMAGE
BRITNEY X BACKSTREET BOYS
— Gabriel (@britneys_diner) December 11, 2020
The new track ‘Matches’ is also Backstreet Boys first single since 2019’s “No Place,” which debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200. It also became the group’s third No. 1 album there and the first since Black & Blue in 2000.
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