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Justin Timberlake Pays Tribute to Grandparents in New "Mirrors" Video



Justin Timberlake
has been breaking hearts all over the world for years, and thanks to his new video, hearts are breaking again ... but for a very different reason.

On Tuesday, the same day that his long-awaited album "The 20/20 Experience" dropped, the 32-year-old superstar released the video for his second single off the record, "Mirrors."

The 8-minute long clip follows the trials and tribulations of a couple, from the time they meet as teenagers until the share their elderly life together. It's a sweet story showing the ups and downs of true love ... and was inspired by his grandparents.

The video opens with the tribute "For William and Sadie" (bottom middle), referring to JT's mom Lynn's (bottom left) parents who were married for 63 years before William died on December 29th of last year. We see their courtship mimicked, with it appearing that the elderly man in the video has passed on and his widow is remembering their life together, the good and the bad.

Eventually, the grandma drops her wedding band, only for Justin to catch it, possibly symbolizing his commitment to carry on their love through his own marriage to Jessica Biel.

The singer had been close to his grandpa his whole life -- using his first name for Justin's "William Rast" clothing line, and even flying pieces of his wedding cake from Italy to Tennessee when William was too ill to attend the ceremony last October.

Watch the full video above. The lyrics to the sweet song -- which take on even more meaning when coupled with the symbolism of the video -- are below.

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Justin Timberlake "Mirrors" Lyrics

Aren't you somethin' to admire?
Cause your shine is somethin' like a mirror
And I can't help but notice
You reflect in this heart of mine
If you ever feel alone and
The glare makes me hard to find
Just know that I'm always
Parallel on the other side

Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go
Just put your hand on the glass
I'm here tryin' to pull you through
You just gotta be strong

I don't wanna lose you now
I'm lookin' right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Comin' back here to you once I figured it out
You were right here all along

It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making
Two reflections into one
Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

Aren't you somethin', an original
Cause it doesn't seem merely assembled
And I can't help but stare, cause
I see truth somewhere in your eyes
I can't ever change without you
You reflect me, I love that about you
And if I could, I
Would look at us all the time

Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go
Just put your hand on the glass
I'm here tryin' to pull you through
You just gotta be strong

I don't wanna lose you now
I'm lookin' right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Comin' back here to you once I figured it out
You were right here all along

It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making
Two reflections into one
Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

Yesterday is history
Tomorrow's a mystery
I can see you lookin' back at me
Keep your eyes on me
Baby, keep your eyes on me

I don't wanna lose you now
I'm lookin' right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Comin' back here to you once I figured it out
You were right here all along

It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making
Two reflections into one
Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

You are, you are the love of my life [x10]

Baby, you're the inspiration for this precious song
And I just wanna see your face light up since you put me on
So now I say goodbye to the old me, it's already gone
And I can't wait wait wait wait wait to get you home
Just to let you know, you are

You are, you are the love of my life [x8]

Girl you're my reflection, all I see is you
My reflection, in everything I do
You're my reflection and all I see is you
My reflection, in everything I do

You are, you are the love of my life [x16]

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