Long awaited new studio album from Justin Timberlake, Man of the Woods, is finally out. The release contains 16 songs and is now available on CD, digital download, and streaming formats as well as a limited vinyl edition. Alongside the release of the album, Timberlake also presented a music video for the eponymous song. You can check out the video below.
Besides Timberlake, who serves as an executive producer on the album, Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon, Rob Knox, The Neptunes, and Timbaland also gave left their producing stamp on Man of the Woods. The album also features collaborations with Alicia Keys (“Morning Light”) and Chris Stapleton (“Say Something”).
Being Timberlake’s first release since 2013, expectations were high for this album. According to the critics, he didn’t quite manage to fulfill them. It received generally mixed reviews, with some critics saying that “there are plenty of reasons to like Man of the Woods” while others claim the album is “a huge misstep for the pop star.” It would be best to check it out by yourself.
Justin Timberlake officially announced Man of the Woods in December 2017, saying that the album “is really inspired by my son, my wife, my family, but more so than any other album I’ve ever written, where I’m from. And it’s personal.”
Shortly after, he also announced a tour to support the album, which will kick off on March 13, 2018, in Toronto, Canada and is scheduled to end on June 2, 2018, in Philadelphia. But, before all this, Timberlake has one of the biggest gigs in his music career to pull off. He is set to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show on February 4. Tune in, because there is no doubt that Timberlake will deliver a spectacle.