After six-and-a-half long years, we were thrilled when Justin Timberlake graced the now-grown children of the ’90s with a new album. March gave us The 20/20 Experience, a wholly life-affirming, withdrawal-quelling taste of an early-30s-Timberlake’s musical talents. But as exhilarating as “Suit & Tie,” “Mirrors,” and the rest of the collection’s songs were, we were still left feeling a bit incomplete. It wasn’t until the announcement that 20/20 was only half of a larger release that we understood why. And on Sunday, our anticipation for the second volume of this melodic bible was hiked tenfold: Timberlake hit Instagram with the release date of The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2).
As revealed in the image, the 10-song album will take material form on Sept. 30, just over six months after the release of its gallant predecessor (as opposed to the six freakin’ years we had to wait after FutureSex/LoveSounds). And now that we’re reassured a modern day Timberlake is just as impressive as his Ramen-haired incarnation of yesteryear, we can rest easy.
On top of this, a press release from Timberlake reveals that the artist will be taking his new album on the road in the 20/20 Experience World Tour To sum up, it’s going to be a good fall.
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