So I guess I never really listened to “LoveStoned / I Think She Knows Interlude”, despite it being played all the time on the radio. Maybe I was sick of Justin Timberlake’s domination of the pop charts. Maybe I wasn’t ready for another synth-driven pop epic. Or maybe I was bored with the first four minutes and fifty-five seconds of the song, and neglected to listen to the last 2:29. Boy, what a mistake that was. Honestly, this may be one of the better crafted bridges/interludes in a pop song in the past few years. Check the song, which I’m sure you already have, along with Justice’s quirky string-synth A.D.D. remix.
Oh, and while you’re at it, check out John Mayer’s absolutely awesome take on the interlude, which he posted onto his youtube blog, and was introduced to me by Claire. As much as I hate the man (dated Jessica Simpson, most of his music is lame), he surprised me big time with this.