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Could Justin Timberlake's hits sound better as piano-only tracks?

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I like my music with lyrics. And piano recordings? They don’t typically thrill me. So when I stumbled upon David Sides, a pianist who’s covered everything from the ”Star Spangled Banner” to Kanye West, I was ready to be underwhelmed. Then I watched this version of Justin Timberlake’s ”What Goes Around.” Now I wish I never quit piano. Not that I’d ever be as good as Sides, who, by the way, plays by EAR. The guy can turn songs like ”Buy You a Drank” and ”Party Like a Rockstar” into actual symphonies. What do you think? Could his music be even better than the original?