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Riff: Justin Timberlake – “TKO”

Sep 24, 2013

Been swinging after the bell and after all of the whistle blows/Tried to go below the belt, through my chest, perfect hit to the dome, dammit babe

from TKO lyrics by Justin Timberlake

Once again failing to land the sucker punch we all expected from his comeback, Timberlake tries to understand why his girl continually has him against the ropes over seven long minutes of formulaic R&B beats, Timbaland‘s tiresome hype-man chants and yet more ill-advised beatboxing; [LISTEN].

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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