After a week of Twitter promotional stunts, actor, musician and MySpace backer Justin Timberlake announced plans to release his first new album since 2006.
For the past week fans have been following a Twitter feed to Timberlake’s website only to find a clock ticking down but today the singer made a formal announcement regarding his return to pop music.
“Back in June of last year I quietly started working on what is now, my next journey with that thing I love called MUSIC,” he wrote. “What I came up with is something I couldn’t be more excited about! It is full of inspiration that I grew up listening to and some newfound muses that I’ve discovered along the way.”
The news of the album was paired with the release of a new single called “Suit & Tie featuring Jay Z. The song is now available through iTunes and MySpace. The new album, “The 20/20 Experience” will be released later this year.