Almost six years after his foray into the “Man of the Woods” era, Justin Timberlake is ushering in a new musical chapter.
The acclaimed artist dropped the official video for “Selfish” on Thursday morning, a track that recently made its live debut during a hometown show in Memphis.
This release marks the commencement of the Everything I Thought It Was album rollout, a project previously hinted at through a Benicio Del Toro-narrated and Bradley J Calder-directed teaser.
Timberlake assumes the role of co-producer on the fresh track, collaborating with Louis Bell and Cirkut.
Since the Man of the Woods era, characterized by hits like “Filthy” and “Say Something” featuring Chris Stapleton, a myriad of events has shaped Timberlake’s journey.
In September, the *NSYNC group reunited to drop their first single in over two decades. Simultaneously, Timberlake found himself in the spotlight due to revelations in Britney Spears’ memoir.
Recently, the enduring tale surrounding JT’s 2002 hit “Cry Me a River” resurfaced, with speculation surrounding a Nirvana-interpolating performance of the track in Vegas.
This weekend, Timberlake is set to grace the stage as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, hosted by Dakota Johnson.
Following that, he’ll treat fans to a free show at Irving Plaza. The highly anticipated Everything I Thought It Was album is slated for release on March 15, promising a fresh sonic experience for Timberlake enthusiasts.