The 20/20 Experience #2 (LP) [Explicit]


Justin Timberlake

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Amoeba Review

09/29/2013

All great double albums seem to have the disc that's loaded with hits and the more artistic disc. The 20/20 Experience is no different, even as a blockbuster pop album by a former Mouseketeer. 2 of 2 feels like the second disc of The Wall, The White Album and Mellon Collie, as it shows off Timberlake and his producers' (including Timbaland) more experimental side. Five tracks here push past the seven-minute mark, and that's not a bad thing. "True Blood" borrows from JT's clearest influence, Michael Jackson, for a nine-minute dark disco track full of ominous howls. "TKO" gives Timberlake an epic hip-hop hit with a catchy break—"girl you knock me right out" is likely being shouted in clubs everywhere right now. It gets weirdest on one of the album's long closing tracks, "Only When I Walk Away," which sees JT singing with some distortion and coming in ghostlike with sirens in the background, still managing to be very catchy. But 2 of 2 still makes room for the kind of effervescent R&B Timberlake has now perfected, and "Take Back the Night" is one of his best tracks yet, fizzy like a vodka soda yet lush and well-orchestrated enough to keep you coming back and digging in. Meanwhile, "You Got It On" blends classic soul notions, like the romanticism Smokey Robinson & The Miracles' "Ooh Baby Baby" with a nice helping of eroticism courtesy of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On"—in a word, divine. While many pop artists at Timberlake's level may have reined it in to do one album of hits only, Timerlake has wisely stretched on The 20/20 Experience, which comes to a terrific conclusion on 2 of 2.



Track Listing



Side A Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)
Justin Timberlake 05:15
2.
True Blood
Justin Timberlake 09:32
3.
Cabaret
Justin Timberlake 04:33


Side B Titles
Artist
Length
1.
TKO
Justin Timberlake 07:04
2.
Take Back The Night
Justin Timberlake 05:53
3.
Murder
Justin Timberlake 05:08


Side C Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Drink You Away
Justin Timberlake 05:31
2.
You Got It On
Justin Timberlake 05:56
3.
Amnesia
Justin Timberlake 07:05


Side D Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Only When I Walk Away
Justin Timberlake 07:06
2.
Not A Bad Thing
Justin Timberlake 05:07
3.
Pair Of Wings
Justin Timberlake 06:01

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