Justin Timberlake

Suit & Tie

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Justin Timberlake's return is what he calls "just the wink." A lighthearted and goofily dashing throwback featuring a satisfactory Jay-Z verse, "Suit & Tie" was co-produced with old comrade Timbaland and J-Roc, with James Fauntleroy added as co-writer. It serves the same flirty dancefloor purpose as "Rock Your Body" but draws from early- to mid-'70s soul instead of late-'70s disco-funk, decked out in horns, marimba, and harp. When Timberlake croons "So thick," he might as well be referring to Robin Thicke, whose "Magic" is a superior stylistic sibling. Nonetheless, this swiftly became Timberlake's sixth Top Five Hot 100 single.

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