Justin Timberlake: Filthy review - comeback single channels Prince into grown-up funk masterpiece

Oscar Cross
January 5, 2018

In his video teaser for "Filthy", however, Timberlake couldn't look more clean-cut - or reminiscent of Steve Jobs. The video, directed by Mark Romanek, will drop at 12 a.m. ET/9 p.m. PT.

Justin has a big rollout planned for his upcoming album, Man of the Woods, which includes putting out three more videos before the album drops on February 2.

Titled "Filthy", the song is an attempt at sounding futuristic in a George Michael 'Freeek!' type of way - sadly nowhere near as good - produced by both Timbaland and Danja.

Justin Timberlake has shared a video for his new single.

"Haters gonna say it's fake", Timberlake sings.


While promotion for the album was unexpected, that does not take away from the fact that we are beyond excited to hear and see new music from him.

The guest stars play out the split too: Alicia Keys and Timberlake's old sparring partners the Neptunes on one hand, country star Chris Stapleton on the other.

Following "Filthy", three more songs/videos will arrive on a weekly basis beginning January 18. Well, if you exclude his schmaltzy score for The Book of Love, and Can't Stop the Feeling!

On 4th February, Timberlake will be headlining the Super Bowl LII halftime show in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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