PODCAST EPISODE

Justin Timberlake Goes Medieval

Switched on Pop

16-06-2016 • 36 mins


Summer heat is upon us and so are the jams. Our ears are hooked on Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop The Feeling." What you may not know is that this song leans on the success of mononymous giants: Pharrell, Michael and Handel. If you think that pop is a modern phenomenon, you may be surprised by medieval references and techniques comped by JT. Join us as we break down the hidden hooks and musical tricks that make this song an ear worm. Featuring Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling! Pharrell Williams - Happy Michael Jackson - Thriller Michael Jackson - Rock With You Elvis Costello - Allison M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch This Electric Six - Improper Dancing Nicki Minaj - Feeling Myself ft. Beyonce Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around Justin Timberlake - Cry Me A River Bernart De Ventadorn - Can Vei La Lauzeta Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices