Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)

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"Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)"
Single by Ironik featuring Chipmunk and Elton John
from the album No Point in Wasting Tears
Released 27 April 2009
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 3:23 (radio edit)
Label Warner Music/Asylum
Writer(s) Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Ironik
Producer(s) Simon Franglen
Ironik singles chronology
"I Wanna Be Your Man"
"Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)"
"I Got Soul"
Chipmunk chronology
"Chip Diddy Chip"
"Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)"
"Diamond Rings"

"Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" is a 2008 song by Ironik, from his debut album No Point in Wasting Tears, released on 11 May 2009. The song heavily samples British singer Elton John's 1972 single "Tiny Dancer" . This is the first single by Ironik to be released without a maxi single.

Music video[edit]

The video features both Ironik and Chipmunk while Sir Elton John is played on TV screens in the background. The video is completely black and white. It begins with Ironik and Chipmunk walking down a hotel corridor in suits on the way to their room. They knock on their room and are let in by a woman dressed in bondage and stockings. The video unfolds with Ironik and Chipmunk dancing with the females and flirting.

Formats & Track listing[edit]

CD Single
(27 April 2009)

  1. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (Radio edit) — 3:23
  2. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (Fraser T Smith remix) — 3:18

Digital Download
(27 April 2009)

  1. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (Radio edit) — 3:23
  2. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (TreMoreFire remix) — 6:18
  3. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (TRC remix) — 4:35
  4. "Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)" (Fraser T Smith remix) — 3:18

Release history[edit]

Date Country Formats Label
27 April 2009 United Kingdom CD single, Digital Download Warner/Asylum


Chart (2009) Peak
Ireland (IRMA)[1] 17
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 3
UK R&B Chart 2
Chart (2010) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[3] 41

Sales and certifications
Country Provider Certification Sales
United Kingdom BPI Silver 200,000+[4]


External links[edit]