Justin Timberlake is at it again.He’s making smooth tunes that the ladies love.
Except maybe not so much.
His newest single, “Suit & Tie,” was released, and it’s kind of annoying. Don’t get me wrong; I love me some JT, and this song does have a few redeeming qualities (Jay-Z and brass instruments), but overall it’s a bit repetitive and underwhelming.
The song’s title comes from the main refrain wherein Justin croons that as long as he’s wearing his suit and tie, well, everything will be hunky dory. He wants you to know that he be on his suit and tie. He be on it. We get it, Justin. You’re dressed for success, and the ladies love you. We do not need to hear this over and over.
Then there are the lyrics to this little ditty that left me wondering what on earth he’s talking about. For example, “She ain’t nothing but a little doozie when she does it.” Oh is that right? Doozie? As in, “Man, that test was a doozie!”? I’m not sure how I feel about this.
The next line then proclaims that the “doozie” of a girl is “fly.” Because this isn’t 2013.
Then there’s this stupid comment: “Let me get a good look at it, so thick. Now I know why they call it a fatty.” Ahhh yes, magic to every woman’s ears.
This song isn’t horrible — dopey lyrics aside. I like the beat, and honestly I’ll probably hear this enough times on the radio that I’ll come to like it.
But I expected more from JT’s long-awaited return. I still have high hopes for his new album though. The 20/20 Experience is supposed to be released in March. Until then, I’m going to try not pay attention to the lyrics and make do with this pop song.
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