Until the End of Time (Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé song)

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"Until the End of Time"
Single by Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé
from the album FutureSex/LoveSounds
A-side "Summer Love"
B-side "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows"
Released November 13, 2007 (2007-11-13)
Format
Recorded Thomas Crown Studios (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Genre Quiet storm[1]
Length 5:22
Label
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Timbaland
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Nate "Danja" Hills
Justin Timberlake singles chronology
"The Only Promise That Remains"
(2007)
"Until the End of Time"
(2007)
"Summer Love"
(2007)
Beyoncé singles chronology
"Green Light"
(2007)
"Until the End of Time"
(2007)
"Love in This Club Part II"
(2008)

"Until the End of Time" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for his second studio album, FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006). It was later re-recorded with additional vocals by American singer Beyoncé and released as a single on November 13, 2007.

Composition[edit]

"Until the End of Time" utilizes Linn drums, which Ben Williams of New York compared to Prince's "The Beautiful Ones".[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Quentin B. Huff of PopMatters wrote that "Until the End of Time" is heavily reminiscent of Prince's work.[3] Sputnikmusic's Amanda Murray called the song "excessively bland".[4]

Commercial performance[edit]

As at October 6, 2010, Timberlake's solo version of the song had sold 37,000 digital downloads, while the duet with Knowles had sold 271,000 downloads.[5]

Formats and track listings[edit]

Digital download (3-track)[6]
  1. "Until the End of Time" – 5:22
  2. "Summer Love" (Main Version – Clean) – 4:12
  3. "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows" (Justice Remix) – 4:43
Remixes EP[7]
  1. "Until the End of Time" (Jason Nevins Extended Mix) – 7:20
  2. "Until the End of Time" (Jason Nevins Mixshow) – 5:42
  3. "Until the End of Time" (Ralphi Rosario BIG Radio Mix) – 3:53
  4. "Until the End of Time" (Johnny Vicious & DJ Escape Remix) – 8:35
  5. "Until the End of Time" (Mike Rizzo Global Club Mix) – 7:30
  6. "Until the End of Time" (Jonathan Peters Club Mix) – 8:50

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from FutureSex/LoveSounds booklet:[8]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
United States November 13, 2007 12" Jive [20]
Singapore November 26, 2007 Digital download (EP) Sony BMG [21]
Germany December 7, 2007 CD single [22]
Singapore December 24, 2007 Digital download (Remixes, version 1) [23]
Digital download (Remixes, version 2) [24]
Sweden December 10, 2007 Digital download (EP) [25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caramanica, Jon (October 2006). "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveSounds". Vibe 14: 142. ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved September 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Williams, Ben (September 11, 2006). "The Men Who Would Be Prince". New York (New York Media). Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ Huff, Quentin B. (October 5, 2006). "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveSounds". PopMatters. Retrieved January 24, 2012. 
  4. ^ Murray, Amanda (September 17, 2006). "Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved January 25, 2012. 
  5. ^ Grein, Paul (October 6, 2010). "Week Ending Oct. 3, 2010: America's Most Popular Inmate". Yahoo! Music. Yahoo!. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Until the End of Time – Duet With Beyonce – Single" (in German). iTunes Store (Apple Inc.). Retrieved January 23, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Until the End of Time – EP" (in German). iTunes Store (Apple Inc.). Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Liner notes". FutureSex/LoveSounds (Compact Disc). Justin Timberlake. Virginia Beach, Virginia: Jive, Zomba. 2006. p. 20. 8 28768 80622 7. 
  9. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Justin Timberlake & Beyoncé – Until the End of Time". Top 40 Singles. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  10. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Justin Timberlake & Beyoncé – Until the End of Time". Singles Top 60. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  11. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Justin Timberlake & Beyoncé – Until the End of Time". Tracklisten. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  12. ^ "Justin Timberlake Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Justin Timberlake. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  13. ^ "Justin Timberlake Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Justin Timberlake. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  14. ^ "Justin Timberlake Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Justin Timberlake. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  15. ^ "Justin Timberlake Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Justin Timberlake. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
  16. ^ "Top Hip-Hop and R&B Songs & Singles Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  17. ^ "Top Hip-Hop and R&B Songs & Singles Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  18. ^ "Top Hip-Hop and R&B Songs & Singles Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  19. ^ "DECADE END CHARTS Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  20. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Until-Time-Vinyl-Justin-Timberlake/dp/B000X418TK
  21. ^ http://sg.7digital.com/artist/justin-timberlake/release/until-the-end-of-time-duet-with-beyonce
  22. ^ "Summer Love/Until the End of Time Duet With/Basic". Amazon.com (DE). Amazon Inc. Retrieved May 29, 2012. 
  23. ^ http://sg.7digital.com/artist/justin-timberlake/release/until-the-end-of-time-8
  24. ^ http://sg.7digital.com/artist/justin-timberlake/release/until-the-end-of-time-11
  25. ^ http://se.7digital.com/artist/justin-timberlake/release/until-the-end-of-time-duet-with-beyonce

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