Justin Timberlake joined singer-songwriter Ant Clemons to do their new cooperation, ‘Better Days,’ to introduce an extra confident era for Americans during the ‘Celebrating America’ inaugural special.
Much better days are with any luck ahead, which was the message of Justin Timberlake as well as Ant Clemons‘ performance of their brand-new song at the Celebrating America inaugural special on Jan. 20. After Joe Biden and also Kamala Harris were officially inaugurated as the Head of state as well as Vice President of the USA in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday evening, Justin and Ant sang “Better Days” with a live band in Memphis, Tennessee.
At one point, Justin, Ant as well as the band continued the efficiency on the (vacant) downtown roads of Memphis and were joined by scripture vocalists. It was a lovely efficiency that had Twitter going crazy!
The song was likewise fitting for the pivot occurring in American national politics as the country states goodbye to Donald Trump as its commander-in-chief. “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel/ Maintain your eyes on the roadway in advance/ Yet if you’re feeling shed in the evening/ It’s okay to sob/ Equally as lengthy as you hold your head,” the track begins, prior to ultimately releasing right into a chorus about just how “better’s in advance.”
Before the performance, Justin further clarified the definition behind the song he composed with Ant, who’s recognized for his deal with Kanye West. “A couple of months ago @AntClemons and also I wrote BETTER DAYS. This tune was our way of doing what little we might to encourage every person to remain enthusiastic and also to maintain functioning towards a better future. I’m honored to reveal we’ll be performing it for the Launch,” the previous * NSYNC member created.
Several other big musicians signed up with the performer schedule for Celebrating America, consisting of John Tale, Demi Lovato, Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen as well as the Foo Fighters. Like Justin and also Ant, these performers were all promised to execute at “famous locations across the country,” per news from the Presidential Debut Board. Also much more stars have signed on for the historical occasion: Lin-Manual Miranda volunteered to “state a traditional job,” while Tom Hanks is hosting the TELEVISION special.
Biden and Harris were inaugurated on the West Grass of the UNITED STATE Capitol, the identical place where Trump supporters had actually gathered as well as stormed the national spots in an attempt to disrupt Congress as they met to license Biden’s political election win on Jan. 6. Windows were wrecked, the building was damaged, as well as several celebrities required to social networks to share their horror over the objection. Naturally, the mood was far more hopeful when Biden and also Harris were vowed in to take over Trump and also Mike Pence’s jobs at the identical area two weeks later on.