Watch: Justin Timberlake's Mirrors Music Video Tells A Love Story
The CW made an event of the debut of Justin Timberlake's new album The 20/20 Experience with The iHeartRadio Album release Party with Justin Timberlake, an hourlong special that featured performances by Timberlake, along with the world premiere of the "Mirrors" music video (above), which Timberlake dedicated to his grandparents William and Sadie. I like to think I'm not the only person who teared up the first time they watched it. Or the second time.
The video opens with an elderly woman packing up her husband's things, while he stands behind her, mirroring her motions. He has presumably passed away (or I'm misinterpreting that). From there, the video takes us through the woman's memories of her relationship with him, from the start of their romance, through some of the struggles and also some happier times. It's sweet and a little sad and happy and heartbreaking all at once. And I lose it right around the part where the older couple is dancing together in their bedroom.
Between the album, the newest video and some of Justin Timberlake's recent TV appearances, he's certainly given us plenty to enjoy this month. But there's more to come! Timberlake closed out the CW special by confirming rumors that there's more to come with this 20/20 Experience, though he wouldn't say when we could expect it:
"I don't want you guys thinking the wrong thing, so I gotta clear a rumor up. This whole thing about this only being the first half of the album is true," Timberlake announced during the final moments of the special. "So there's another half. I'm not telling you when it comes out."
You can purchase Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience for $7 on CD on Amazon, or get the MP3 album, which is currently priced at $10.99.