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DOPENESS INTERACTIVE / PULSE: Justin Timberlake Feat. Jay-Z – Suit & Tie / 0%

PULSE: Justin Timberlake Feat. Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

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Justin Timberlake

SONG NAME

Suite and Tie

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RCA Records

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Artist(s)

Justin Timberlake

SONG NAME

Suite and Tie

LABEL

RCA Records

VIEWS

N/A

Justin Timberlake, having already found sexy and returned it to its rightful place, wants to bring the ’60s back. At least that’s the silky-smooth retro premise of “Suit & Tie,” the former ‘N Syncer’s first official music video since 2007. Shot in black-and-white by The Social Network andGirl with the Dragon Tattoo director David Fincher, the video features JT engaging in a range of old-timey activities, like singing into vintage microphones, dressing like Don Draper, and sipping scotch with Jay-Z.

What do critics think of Timberlake’s Rat Pack-ish comeback? Well, the video “feels artistic but not opaque,” says Sam Lansky at Idolator. “There’s a lovely cinematic quality to the visuals and enough swagger in JT’s agile dancing to carry us through.” Alex Young at Consequence of Soundsays, “This sure as hell beats a box of chocolates… Hopefully we get to see them [Timberlake and Jay-Z] do this live and in person soon enough.” Meanwhile, MTV‘s James Montgomery says“Fincher is at his finest, directing a clip that brings to mind some of his previous best (Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ and ‘Express Yourself’ off the top of my head), and perfectly capturing the tailored, three-fingers-of-scotch style of the song itself.”

[By Sowmya Krishnamurthy, theweek]

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