Justin Timberlake trims surprise summer season Jam ‘SoulMate’: listen
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simply in time for the July 4th holiday, Justin Timberlake made a shock bid for the track of the summer with a brand new slinky soul jam excellent for beach BBQ’s and steamy nights referred to as.”SoulMate.”
The samba-like song dropped immediately on Tuesday July three, with the whispered intro.”summer season begins now,” suggesting that JT hopes to throw his straw hat into the ring for the sizzling weather jam of 2018.
Produced through time-honored Drake collaborator Nineteen85 “Hotline Bling,” “One Dance”, the song is credited to writers Timberlake and Nineteen85, together with Lechas younger, James Fauntleroy J. Cole, big Sean, Jagged edge’s Brian and Brandon Casey and Gary Smith. Dimitrios Kambouris photographs Justin Timberlake, 2017
Over a shuffling rhythm and low, bouncing keyboard line reminiscent of a classic Lionel Richie hit, the song opens with Timberlake seductively singing, “i love your heartbeat givin’ me rhythm and i can think your frequency, so interesting In other words, this sort of freak, set me free,” before moving into the pleading chorus, “I wanna be, wanna be I wanna be, I wanna be your Soulmate for the evening Let me put my soul on you, or not it’s handiest correct Let me pull you up out your physique, into mine Let me be your soulmate for the evening.”
just like the greater facets of Timberlake’s now not universally praised Man of the Woods album, the mid-tempo.”SoulMate” is a welcome return to JT’s more buttery, body-moving sound, with the impact of nineteen’s tropical funk creation evident in the song’s insistent rhythm.
On Monday July 2 Timberlake posted a pic on from the studio through which Nineteen and Fauntleroy are seen at the back of the boards in the background with the caption.”final week’s Bahamas sessions.”
It become unclear at press time what the singer — who simply hopped over to Paris for Tuesday night’s kick-off of the eu leg of the man of the Woods tour — is planning with Nineteen and Fauntleroy. but in a recent conversation with advanced, Timberlake had excessive praise for the contemporary spate of G.O.O.D. music albums launched through Kanye West as well as Drake’s Scorpion.
“There’s like two or three tracks on each G.O.O.D. track unencumber that I in reality, truly am feeling. i love Scorpion, I believe it literally identical to answered anything else,” he mentioned. “I suppose The Boy got here appropriate with that one. We’ve observed collaborating again a whole lot. I don’t wanna say too a good deal because I don’t wanna jinx it, but we’ve stated it a great deal.”
to date, Drizzy and JT have collaborated on only 1 music, “Cabaret,” from The 2020 journey – 2 of two, but it looks like greater can be within the works. Timberlake also left the door commence to more songs with Pharrell Williams, who he re-united with after a protracted damage on Man of the Woods.
“I think like we just obtained returned together, there’s so tons extra to do and so many more sounds to discover together,” he talked about of his get-lower back with the Neptunes mastermind after an almost 15-year gap.
take a look at,SoulMate” beneath.