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"Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)"
song by Justin Timberlake
from the album The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2
Released 2013
Recorded May – July 2012 at Larrabee Studios (North Hollywood)
Genre Electro-funk
Length 5:15
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Justin Timberlake
Timothy Mosley
Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon
James Fauntleroy
Producer Timbaland
Justin Timberlake
Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon
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Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)

"Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake for his fourth studio album, The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 (2013). It was written and produced by Timberlake, Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley and Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon, with additional writing from James Fauntleroy.

Writing and production

"Gimme What I Don't Know (I Want)" was written by Timberlake, Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley, Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon and James Fauntleroy. The song was produced by Timbaland, Timberlake and Harmon. Timberlake arranged and produced his vocals, which were recorded at Larabee Studios in North Hollywood, California.

Harmon provided keyboards for the song, while Elliot Ives played the guitar. The track was engineered by Chris Godbey, with assistance from Alejandro Baima, and mixed by Jimmy Douglass, Godbey and Timberlake at Larabee Studios.

Credits and personnel

Credits adapted from the liner notes of The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2

  • Vocals recorded and mixed at Larrabee Studios, North Hollywood, California
  • Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley – producer, songwriter
  • Justin Timberlake – Mixer, producer, songwriter, vocal producer, vocal arranger
  • Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon – keyboards, producer, songwriter
  • James Fauntleroy – songwriter
  • Chris Godbey – engineer, mixer
  • Jimmy Douglass – mixer
  • Alejandro Baima – assistant engineer
  • Elliot Ives – guitar


Chart (2013) Peak
South Korea (Gaon Chart) 69