Justin Timberlake Suit and Tie video

Watch Justin Timberlake eat cereal? you’re probably saying to yourself. Where do I sign?

Well, yes, while that headline is pretty flat, the cereal eating is actually in the top three most compelling aspects of the new Justin Timberlake video, “Suit & Tie.” It’s otherwise a pretty straight forward performance video (on-stage and in-studio), but we guess the tuxedos and pervasive slickness are supposed to elevate things. Also, Jay-Z shows up and a woman with zero body fat dances:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsUsVbTj2AY?version=3]

We know JT set expectations way, way high after the string of near-perfect pop singles off FutureSex/LoveSounds (speaking of which, he shouldn’t bother trying to top “My Love”) but does this qualify as a disappointment? Or a welcome return? Speak!