On September 27th, Justin Timberlake will continue the journey of his critically acclaimed and worldwide best-selling album of the year, The 20/20 Experience with the release of The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2 on RCA Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. The soulful first single, Take Back The Night picks up right where he left off and The 20/20 Experience continues.
Take Back The Night was written by Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Jerome 'J-Roc" Harmon and James Fauntleroy and produced by Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and Jerome 'J-ROC" Harmon.
The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 is available today for pre-order on the iTunes Store (iTunes.com/JT) as well as The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience which features all 21 tracks. In addition, fans who pre-order either version of the album will instantly receive a download of the single Take Back The Night. The single is also available on all digital service providers.
The album will feature 11 all new tracks as well as a special surprise from Justin. 'I originally recorded a massive amount of material and decided on the 20 tracks that I wanted on the album over a year ago. But, when I was mixing and going through all of the songs there were so many that I loved - I couldn't resist... I had to throw in something extra on the 2nd half."
Fresh off his outstanding performance at the 2013 BET Awards, Justin will kick off his 12 city Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour with JAY Z on Wednesday in Toronto. He will also perform as a headliner at the iTunes Music Festival in September. Additionally, Justin will head back to the stage this fall on October 31 for The 20/20 Experience World Tour making this his first solo tour in six years.
The 20/20 Experience is already hailed by critics as one of the year's best albums and has seen massive US and international success. In the US alone, the certified double platinum album is currently on top in 2013 as the best-selling album, biggest Top 200, R&B album and Digital album debut, is the only album this year to surpass 2 million albums sold and reached #1 across 7 SoundScan charts (Top 200, Top Digital albums, Top R&B albums, Top Current albums, Top Vinyl albums, Top Physical albums and Top Internet albums). Additionally, the album marks Justin with the biggest male debut in 5 years as well as the biggest digital debut in US history by a male artist. The album held the #1 spot for both the Top 200 (3 weeks) and R&B album chart (10 weeks). In just its first week of release all 10 tracks charted on the digital songs chart and have sold over 5.2 million tracks. The album has reached platinum status in 3 other countries as well as gold status in 9 other countries.
The most recent single, Mirrors is certified double platinum in the US and marks an all-time audience high (184 million) and in spins at TOP40 (16K) for Justin in one week. The single reached #1 in 48 markets including UK, Germany and Ireland as well as #1 airplay on the European Hit 100, UK, Germany, Canada (CHR & HAC), Denmark, Norway & South Africa. The album's first single, Suit & Tie ft. JAY Z is also certified double platinum in the US.
Visit www.justintimberlake.com to hear Take Back The Night.