The two co-wrote the track specifically for the movie alongside Ludwig Göransson, who co-produced it with them. It follows last month's release of SZA and Timberlake's new song "The Other Side," also from the new Trolls film.
Speaking in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1, Timberlake said he and .Paak "talked about a possible joint project," noting they're both very busy but he's such a fan, calling .Paak "so gifted." He also said he and Lizzo have recorded a song together, which he described as a "Chicago house record ... It goes so hard. It's so fun."
As we previously mentioned, Timberlake is returning not only as part of the cast of Trolls but he's again serving as executive music producer, writing and performing new original music with the cast and others, including Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Anderson .Paak, Anna Kendrick, George Clinton, HAIM, James Corden, Icona Pop, Rachel Bloom and Kenan Thompson.
“It has been such a fun process writing and executive producing for this project,” says Timberlake of working on the soundtrack. “Being able to bring together different creatives from various disciplines and genres has been the most rewarding part. Creating something that serves the movie while still being able to exist apart from it has been a fun challenge that was made even more exciting by working with the other amazing artists that helped us put this together.”
Trolls World Tour is in theaters on April 17, but the soundtrack arrives this Friday (March 13).