Selena Gomez Teams Up With Ben Kweller For ‘Rudderless’ Soundtrack Cut “Hold On”: Listen

Mike Wass | June 9, 2014 11:47 am

The (extremely long) wait for Selena Gomez‘s new single continues but here’s a little something to tide you over. The Stars Dance diva has teamed up with indie rocker Ben Kweller for Rudderless soundtrack cut “Hold On”. The movie (in which Sel also stars) deals with a father coming to terms with his son’s death, so the music is suitably bleak.

“Rely on your friends they will get you through, they’re there for you,” the unlikely duo sing over strummed guitars. “Hold on and suddenly you’ll find your way, hold on ’til yesterday is far away.” The sad, sparse folk ballad is a massive change of pace for the pop princess but it proves that there’s more to her than supremely catchy club bangers. Listen after the jump.

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