Justin Timberlake has dropped a new song and music video for “Filthy!”
Justin Timberlake dropped the single and video for “Filthy,” the first song from his forthcoming fourth solo album “Man of the Woods” early Friday, and it’s safe to say that both are just about as far as possible from the pop-R&B flavor of his last single “Can’t Fight the Feeling” and 2013 double album “The 20/20 Experience” — not to mention the “southern American music” feel and outdoorsy vibe he described for his forthcoming album.
Instead, the song has a throbbing synthetic groove reminiscent of Daft Punk, shouted verses and a retro, electro R&B feel on the chorus. The video follows suit, set in an imaginary science demonstration in 2028 where hipster mad-scientist Timberlake is showing off his robot creation — which is a hell of a dancer. “This song should be played very loud,” he Tweeted when the song dropped. Watch it below.