Let The Groove Get In

Album: The 20/20 Experience (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This extended dance flare-up finds Justin commanding the listener to get "crazy like we ain't never gonna see tomorrow." Timberlake debuted the tune on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on March 13, 2013.
  • The song samples "Alhamdulillahi," which is the opening track on the 2002 album Explorer Series: Africa-Burkina Faso – Rhythms of the Grasslands.
  • This is one of seven tracks on The 20/20 Experience that run for seven minutes or longer. Speaking with London radio program The Capital Breakfast Show with Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon, Timberlake explained that he was inspired by a host of other legendary acts for the album. "The average song length is probably seven to eight minutes," he said. "When we were making the record I said: 'If Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin can do 10-minute songs and Queen can do 10-minute songs then why can't we?' We'll figure out the radio edits later."

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