The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2 [Clean Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Just before the release of The 20/20 Experience, the Roots' ?uestlove, who opened as a DJ for Justin Timberlake's SXSW festival appearance, announced that there would be a sequel. A little more than six months later, it was released, consisting of more recordings from Timberlake's May-June 2012 sessions with friend Timbaland, Jerome Harmon, and James Fauntleroy. The construction is similar to that of the first volume. At 74 minutes and 11 (or 12) songs, it's a little longer, and much of it has that feel-over-concision, part-improv -- just spit ballin'! -- makeup. It starts more energetically, with a frivolous and robust jam for singles night at a zoo or Rainforest Café. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Just before the release of The 20/20 Experience, the Roots' ?uestlove, who opened as a DJ for Justin Timberlake's SXSW festival appearance, announced that there would be a sequel. A little more than six months later, it was released, consisting of more recordings from Timberlake's May-June 2012 sessions with friend Timbaland, Jerome Harmon, and James Fauntleroy. The construction is similar to that of the first volume. At 74 minutes and 11 (or 12) songs, it's a little longer, and much of it has that feel-over-concision, part-improv -- just spit ballin'! -- makeup. It starts more energetically, with a frivolous and robust jam for singles night at a zoo or Rainforest Café. The funkier and more frantic "True Blood" increases the energy and humor, swapping out nature effects for fantasy howls. Its ideas are exhausted after three and a half minutes, but it continues for another six. Relatively concise, "Cabaret," a standout featuring Drake, revamps Timbaland's trademark stuttering drums and has some of Timberlake's more clever lines: "If sex is a contest, then you're coming first"; "'Cause I got you saying Jesus so much, it's like we're laying in a manger." Serving the same purpose of "Suit & Tie," "Take Back the Night" is another throwback to sophisticated disco-funk. The second half crawls at slow tempos, including a falsetto soul ballad, a jilted post-breakup number with an extended coda, a blaring kiss-off that shifts into air-horn-enhanced dub, and a squeaky-clean adult pop love song. The album was sold separately and bundled with part one as The 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience. [A clean version of the album was also released.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2013
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 888837641920
  • Catalog Number: 376419
  • Sales rank: 4,015

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want) (5:15)
  2. 2 True Blood (9:31)
  3. 3 Cabaret - Drake (4:32)
  4. 4 TKO (7:04)
  5. 5 Take Back the Night (5:53)
  6. 6 Murder (5:07)
  7. 7 Drink You Away (5:31)
  8. 8 You Got It On (5:55)
  9. 9 Amnesia (7:04)
  10. 10 Only When I Walk Away (7:05)
  11. 11 Not a Bad Thing/Pair of Wings (11:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Justin Timberlake Primary Artist
Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon Bass, Keyboards
The Benjamin Wright Orchestra Strings
James Fauntleroy Vocals
Daniel Jones Keyboards
Brenda Radney Vocals
Terry Santiel Percussion
Benjamin Wright Strings
Elliott Ives Guitar
Technical Credits
Johnny Hernandez Groomer
Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon Producer
Amedeo Minghi Composer, Sample Source
Timbaland Producer
Chris Godbey Engineer
Tim Mosley Composer
Justin Timberlake Composer, Producer, Executive Producer, Vocal Arrangements, Vocal Producer
Daniel Jones Composer, Additional Production
Dave Kutch Mastering
James Fauntleroy II Composer
Jerome Harmon Composer
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