TIMBERLAKE, JUSTIN - JUSTIFIED

by Modern Legend, LLC.

$27.98

JUSTIFIED won the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. The album was also nominated for Album of the Year. "Cry Me a River" won for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. JUSTIFIED may represent Justin Timberlake's attempt to break out of the boy band mold and be taken seriously as a musician, but N Sync and, more specifically, ex-beau Britney Spears continue to serve as red flag reminders of these specific times. Ballads like "Never Again" and "Nothin' Else" bear the markings of classic break-up songs but, far from licking his wounds throughout the rest of this debut, Timberlake includes a number of cuts that celebrate being single including the Timbaland-produced cut "Right for Me" and equally the thumping "Rock Your Body." Other names this teen idol nabbed in a quest for credibility are red-hot producers the Neptunes and P. Diddy. In keeping an R&B element as the touchstone for this debut, Timberlake dishes out a number of surprisingly stellar songs including the very mellow, Stevie Wonder-flavored "Nothin' Else," Latin-soaked "Senorita," and infectious "Like I Love You." in delivering such a mature record, Justin Timberlake has created a springboard to bigger and better future projects.

 

T R A C K L I S T I N G

1. SENORITA

2. LIKE I LOVE YOU

3. (OH NO) WHAT YOU GOT

4. TAKE IT FROM HERE

5. CRY ME A RIVER

6. ROCK YOUR BODY

7. NOTHIN' ELSE

8. LAST NIGHT

9. STILL ON MY BRAIN

10. (AND SHE SAID) TAKE ME NOW

11. RIGHT FOR ME

12. LET'S TAKE A RIDE

13. NEVER AGAIN