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Riff: Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Feb 21, 2013

If you ever feel alone and the glare makes me hard to find/Just know that I’m always peering out on the other side

from Mirrors lyrics by Justin Timberlake

A huge improvement on the non-event of “Suit & Tie,” this classic Timbaland mid-tempo is essentially “Cry Me A River” Pt.3. Although this time around it’s a Biel-inspired state of newlywed bliss rather than a bout of Britney-induced heartbreak that’s the focus of Timberlake’s blue-eyed-soul croon.

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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