Robin Gibb

Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop the Feeling!' infuses 'Trolls' with a modern disco feel

Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop the Feeling!' infuses 'Trolls' with a modern disco feel

The onetime face of the world’s biggest boy band is now 35, a dad, a budding film composer and a songwriting contender this awards season. Justin Timberlake has come far from his teen-idol days, but the journey to his acclaimed hit song from the animated “Trolls” has also been full circle.

“It needed to speak to the final message of the movie: Happiness – you can access it, you have it inside you. It can be a choice,” Timberlake says in a bungalow at the Château Marmont. “So how do you do that? How do we make that feel cool?”

The answer was the irresistibly airy disco of “Can’t Stop the...

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