Groovevolt.com reports Justin Timberlake explained why his debut album ‘Justified’ came about during *NSYNC’s downtime. “I wasn’t consciously trying to make a non-*NSYNC record,” he says “I was trying to make a multi-dimensional record; a record that captured the vibe of my favorite time in music, the 60s. For the six weeks that we worked on these songs, I got to live in my own musical dream world and play a little hip-hop, a little old-school R&B, and a little classic rock. It was so much fun, and I learned a lot about making music in a totally different way then I’m used to.”
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Jusitn Timberlake Would Never Turn His Back On *NSYNC
November 5, 2002 – *NSYNC star Justin TImberlake spoke with Allison Stewart of CDNow.com in an interview where excerpts have already been reported. Asked whether it would be hard to return to *NSYNC, Timberlake said, “Those are my friends, and they’ll always be my friends, and I would never turn my back on them … It’s tough for me to answer that question, because I don’t want to come off sounded pretentious. I don’t think an *NSYNC record is all about me; it’s about everybody that’s in the group. I would do it in a heartbeat; I can tell you that.”