Justin Timberlake releases brand new single Soulmate: Listen, stream, lyrics

"Summer starts now..."

Justin Timberlake tossed his trilby hat into the ring for 2018's song of the summer with the release of a brand new single. 

The star surprised released new track Soulmate last night (July 3), with the opening line "Summer starts now". Justin later shared on Twitter that the song had been written just days before, on June 26, while mixing was finished the same day it was released. 

Listen below, and a warning: it's likely to make you break out into a samba. 

Justin Timberlake - Soulmate lyrics

[Intro] Summer starts now [Verse 1] I love your heartbeat givin' me rhythm And I can feel your frequency, so unique In other words, such a freak, set…

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE Soulmate by Directlyrics

Justin's brand new track follows his Man Of The Woods album, which entered the Official Albums Chart at Number 2 back in February. The record spawned the Top 10 hit Say Something, plus Top 40 hit Filthy. 

It's not yet known if a new Justin album is in the works already, but he has posting regular updates from a recording studio.

Look back at Justin Timberlake's Official UK Chart history in full, including four Number 1 singles.