+ Pharrell – Blurred Lines", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Euro Digital Song Sales)", Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines (Feat. and Pharrell, Thicke's "Blurred Lines" came under fire this summer when critics called the song misogynistic and even "rapey" for its boundary-pushing lyrics and scandalous music video which is chock-full of naked female models. [DallasK Remix] – 5:00, "Blurred Lines" (featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I.) "[105][106] In March 2018, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's finding of infringement against Williams and Thicke.[81]. Seems more like a sound and a feel and a style and a genre and an era, none of which can be copyrighted. [125] On November 5, 2013, Dave Callan, as part of his review of Just Dance 2014 on the ABC show Good Game performed a parody of the music video in response to the incorrect choreography of the song in the game. [Laidback Luke Remix] – 4:40, "Blurred Lines" (featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I.) Es wurde am 15. acciona.com. & Pharrell – Blurred Lines Media Forest, Italiancharts.com – Robin Thicke feat. & Pharrell) – Single by Robin Thicke", "iTunes – Music – Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. The way you dance with me says you want me. Blurred Lines wurde von Pharrell produziert und von ihm zusammen mit Thicke und T.I. Because there's a cowbell in it and a Fender Rhodes as the main instrumentation—that still doesn't make it plagiarized. [118] In May 2017, he performed the song at 4th Indonesian Choice Awards. I became her friend. At various points, the hashtag "#THICKE" flashes, while towards the end, "ROBIN THICKE HAS A BIG DICK" is spelled out in silver balloons. But he did talk about the meaning of the lyrics, saying they're about both "blurring the lines between men and women and how much we're the same" and "blurred lines between a … "[79], In 2019, Williams stated he regretted working on the song and disowned it as he felt it came off as chauvinistic and was being used for men to take advantage of women. ", "Album review: Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines, "Blurred Lines: the most controversial song of the decade", "From The Mouths of Rapists: The Lyrics of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines, "Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines': Album review", "Robin Thicke: Is the album 'Blurred Lines' worth a listen? I know it was one of the most popular songs of last year and it had a certain amount of downloads, but honestly, that is not a display of whether it’s a good song or not. "[17], Music journalists described "Blurred Lines" as a pop and R&B track. appealed the judgment to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. [27], Callie Ahlgrim and Courteney Larocca of Insider commented that "If you could cancel a song the way fans cancel artists, 'Blurred Lines' deserves to be that song." 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That man is not your maker," meaning he is not God—nor can he produce children or women, for that matter. ", When asked about this, Diane Martel denied that there was any such intention calling the idea that it was ever discussed and Thicke's GQ statement "crazy". People use them as an attempt to blur the lines around sexual consent, place blame on victims, and excuse perpetrators from the crimes they have committed. I don't think the video is sexist. [80] Ultimately, Thicke and Williams (but not T.I.) [41] It was Canada's best-selling song of 2013 with 692,000 copies sold (706,000 for all versions combined). & Pharrell Williams — Blurred Lines, Danishcharts.com – Robin Thicke feat. [72] T.I. [110] He also performed the song (with recorded T.I. T.I. 's fourth, and Williams' third number-one single in the US, where it was also the longest running number one single for that year. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Norwegiancharts.com – Robin Thicke feat. & Pharrell) – Single", "Robin Thicke jealous of Pharrell Williams while creating Blurred Lines, admits being high during Oprah interview", "Thicke: 'I was too drunk to write Blurred Lines, "Robin Thicke's hit 'Blurred Lines' lands him in court, and he had almost no part in writing it", "Marvin Gaye's heirs win $7.4 million for 'Blurred Lines' plagiarism", "Pharrell Williams claims 'Blurred Lines' taught him about 'chauvinist culture, "Pharrell says he's 'embarrassed' by Blurred Lines lyrics", "Global music sales fell in 2013 despite strong growth for streaming services", "Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' sets radio audience record, label says", "Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List", "Robin Thicke On His First No. Featuring rapper T.I. I thought about cheap props, crappy fun stuff. Blurred Lines is not about rape in the same way that Cop Killer is about the fantasy of killing cops, so it is a question of interpretation. While the song rose to the top spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in June 2013, International Business Times reported, its music video made an even bigger splash with its casually glamorous depiction of nudity, leading YouTube to remove it and require a reshot SFW version. [25] The staff of The New Zealand Herald lauded the track as "cool" and "inventive". I wanted to deal with the misogynist, funny lyrics in a way where the girls were going to overpower the men. Read on to find out what Robin Thicke and his collaborators said about the song's true meaning. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)", Robin Thicke feat. "[28] Writing for Rolling Stone, Rob Sheffield described "Blurred Lines" as "the worst song of this or any other year." 1 of the 2010s", "Week Ending Aug. 25, 2013. Definition of blurring the lines It is a phrase we use to mean the difference between two things was once thought to be clear, but now it isn't. People say, "Hey, do you think this is degrading to women?" [21], Dorian Lynskey of The Guardian, "Blurred Lines" is about a "woman in a nightclub who may or not be interested in [Thicke],"[22] while Jason Lipshutz of Billboard magazine commented that the song is about Thicke "trying to convince a 'good girl' to shed her plain-ass boyfriend and give in to the outlandish sexual temptations that he knows rumble deep within her. "Blurred Lines" peaked at number one in at least 25 countries and became the number one song of 2013 in several countries. & Pharrell Williams] – Single" by Robin Thicke", "iTunes – Music – Blurred Lines EP by Robin Thicke", Australian-charts.com – Robin Thicke feat. While those that use these lines may have fuzzy understandings of consent, the definition is crystal clear. On May 14, 2013, Thicke performed the song for the first time live on NBC's The Voice alongside Pharrell and T.I. He has two versions: the unrated version and the edited version. On November 10, Thicke performed the song with Iggy Azalea at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. ", Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Portugal Digital Song Sales)", "Airplay 100 – Cristi Nitzu | Kiss FM – October 6, 2013", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", "SloTop50: Slovenian official singles weekly chart", "South African Airplay Chart Top 10 – May 21, 2013", Spanishcharts.com – Robin Thicke feat. The woman's saying no, I don't want sex but a I want to have a good time. Blurred Lines Quotes Showing 1-26 of 26 “It’s because I fell in love with this incredible girl my freshman year. What a pleasure it is to degrade a woman. Martel also sought out intentionally "gross" and "oversized" props to utilize in the video.[65]. [14] In an interview with SiriusXM's The Howard Stern Show, Thicke said: "Blurred Lines is very much about my wife. We all know it's derivative. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Charts.nz – Robin Thicke feat. The trend encouraged women to speak out about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault, bringing discussions of rape culture into the mainstream. [citation needed] The performance drew extensive reactions and became the most tweeted about event in history, with Twitter users generating 360,000 tweets about the event per minute; breaking the previous record held by Beyoncé's Super Bowl XLVII halftime show performance six months earlier. [112] Thicke also performed the track solo on British morning TV show Lorraine and BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge on July 8, 2013, as well as This Morning on July 10, 2013. Thicke offered numerous rebuttals, but also called the song "a bad joke". In July 2015, Thicke maintained his stance that "Blurred Lines" didn't degrade women or promote rape. J Balvin & Pharrell) – Single by Robin Thicke", "iTunes – Musik – "Blurred Lines – Single" von Robin Thicke", "iTunes – Music – "Blurred Lines (The Remixes) [feat. The trial began on February 10, 2015. [44] On its fifth week in the charts, the single dropped a place to number two although it shifted a further 100,000 copies, having the fastest one-week sales at number two of 2013 so far. But for all the attention the racy video garnered, it was the song's actual lyrics that made "Blurred Lines" the most controversial track of the 2010s. It was banned in the United Kingdom from some institutions and students' unions at universities. 2013 VMAs Shatter Twitter Records", "RadioShack 'Beats By Dr. Dre Pill' Ad: Phallic Imagery, Half-Naked Women And Robin Thicke (VIDEO)", "Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo in 'Blurred Lines' (feat. T.I. [136], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, 2013 single by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. The song's beats are sampled from Marvin Gaye's "Got To Give It Up." [6] The song became the subject of a bitter legal dispute with the family of Gaye and Bridgeport Music, who argued the song infringed on copyrights to the song that inspired it. However, Williams came to later regret working on the song years later and subsequently disowned it. "[23], Jim Farber, writing for New York Daily News, called the song "irresistible" and mentioned it had an "utter lack of pretense". “I used to be lost in us. "[30] Spin magazines Keith Harris remarked the song as "a consensual two-way flirtation, a game both players get to win, with Thicke desperately launching goofball compliments at a woman who paws at him and prances away. Singer Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" was the definitive bop of the summer of 2013. Blurred Lines (englisch für verschwommene Linien) ist ein Lied des US-amerikanischen R&B-Sängers Robin Thicke, zusammen mit dem Rapper T.I. [20] According to Emily Bootle of New Statesman, the song has a "bouncing bassline", "tongue-in cheek background yelps", a "comically low pitch of the refrain 'I know you want it'" and a "laughter that follows the lyric 'What rhymes with 'hug me'?'". The imagery conjures memories of a Robert Palmer music video if the '80s pop star had lived through the "Free the Nipple" movement. [128] On July 15, 2014, "Weird Al" Yankovic released a parody of the song entitled "Word Crimes" from his album Mandatory Fun. The performance began with Cyrus performing "We Can't Stop" in bear-themed attire. One's minor and one's major. and Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, "Dutch single certifications – Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines", Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers, "Spanish single certifications – Robin Thicke feat. even though she said no!" Pre trial, US District Judge John Kronstadt made a ruling to prevent the Gayes’ attorney, Richard S. Busch, from playing the two recordings side-by-side, noting that it was the composit… The Blurred Lines case (Williams v. Bridgeport Music, Inc.(No. "[31] Andy Kellman of AllMusic depicted "Blurred Lines" as an "marginalized genre of R&B". Blurred Lines Lyrics: Everybody get up / Everybody get up / Hey, hey, hey / Hey, hey, hey (Uh) / Hey, hey, hey (Ha-ha! "[29] Annie Zaleski of The A.V. In "Blurred Lines", He says "The Robin Thicke lyrics are: "You don't need no papers," meaning, "You are not a possession. So the way we were seeing it is, 'I know man tries to domesticate you but you're an animal, you are just like any man,'" he elaborated. T.I. T.I. Thicke performed Blurred Lines as a duet with Miley Cyrus at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, medleyed with Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" and "Give It 2 U", featuring 2 Chainz. were found to have infringed the Gaye estate's copyright and, in 2018, the Ninth Circuit affirmed liability for millions of dollars in damages. November 19, 2013)) began when Thicke, Williams and rapper TI (Clifford Harris Jr.), who performed the track, responded to concerns about the similarities between the two recordings and sought a declaratory judgment that there was no infringement. She continues, saying: "The woman's desires play no part in this scenario—except insofar as he projects whatever he pleases onto her—another parallel to the act of rape. ", "The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Singles of the Millennium so far revealed", "Robin Thicke Chart History for Billboard Hot 100 Singles", "Robin Thicke Leads Hot 100 For 10th Week, Katy Perry's 'Roar' Debuts", "Uptown Funk Is Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. The song was completed in less than an hour. The lyrics and music video to "Blurred Lines" were controversial, with some groups claiming they are misogynistic and promote a culture of date rape. "I realized that there are men who use that same language when taking advantage of a woman, and it doesn't matter that that's not my behavior," Williams revealed. It's about how she’s a good girl, but she wants to be a bad girl. Blurred were the lines that separated us. [3][4][5] However, Thicke claimed writing credits on the track, according to a Reuters article. She expresses it in dancing because she's a good girl. [76] In 2013 and 2014, Thicke and his wife Paula Patton's separation and divorce were covered extensively by the tabloid press including Thicke's efforts to reconcile with Patton. It was the second best-selling song of 2013 in the US and the best-selling song of 2013 in the UK. [39] The single was certified 10× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), denoting track-equivalent sales of 10,000,000 units in the US based on sales and streams. My wife is Mrs. Good Girl, but gradually over our marriage, I've turned her into a bad girl. The trio made two music videos for the single, one clean and one explicit, both featuring models dancing around the men, posing with farm animals, and having their hair brushed. März 2013 veröffentlicht und erreichte in verschiedenen Ländern, darunter Deutschland und die USA, den ersten Platz der Charts. "[14] Thicke also said the song was about his sexual desires with now ex-wife Paula Patton that inspired the song. See more. We started acting like we were two old men on a porch hollering at girls like, "Hey, where you going, girl? “Can we? How to use behind enemy lines in a sentence. “I know you want it but you’re a good girl”. [71] Students at the University of Exeter voted for a condemnation of the lyrics to be issued by the Students' Guild. [82] Pharrell Williams responded to the lawsuit by calling the two songs "completely different", further stating: "Just simply go to the piano and play the two. So the way we were seeing it is, 'I know man tries to domesticate you but you're an animal, you are just like any man.' ), "Blurred Lines" (featuring Pharrell and T.I.) We’ve done just about everything. Blurred Lines Page 48 “Yes, we can,” I say stubbornly. [74] When defending the song on NBC's The Today Show, the 36-year-old singer explained that encouraging conversation about the song's content was his intention, saying "It's actually a feminist movement within itself. [36] The song would later rise from number six to number one in June 2013, giving T.I. 1, 'Blurred Lines': 'We Didn't Know It Would Be This Big, "Robin Thicke on That Banned Video, Collaborating with 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar, and His New Film", "Robin Thicke's wife 'loves"'risqué music video", "Robin Thicke "Speaks On The Evolution & Popularity Of "Blurred Lines" On Howard Stern" Video", "Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds", "Summer song lawsuit exposes the 'Blurred Lines' of the US copyright system", "How the Blurred Lines scandal changed pop", "Is It Still Possible To Enjoy Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'? In the edited version, they are scantily clad and the hashtag "#BLURREDLINES" is seen at various points. 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[107] Thicke also performed the song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 16 with Pharrell and three models doing backup. It's a joke. The uncensored version of the video was removed from YouTube for violating the site's terms of service, but restored with an age restriction. On her much-discussed nudity, not only in "Blurred Lines," but also in "Gone Girl," she doesn’t understand what all the fuss is about. I was channeling, Marvin Gaye lawsuit and authorship questions, Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke & The Roots Sing "Blurred Lines" (w/ Classroom Instruments), "Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Offiziellecharts.de – Robin Thicke feat. The singer suggested that the music video for the song tainted its actual lyrics for people with its inclusion of nudity. More soon! It became Thicke's first, T.I. In a Q&A for Grantland.com, video director Diane Martel had this to say about the music video:[65]. The song's music video was released in two versions: one featuring models Emily Ratajkowski, Jessi M'Bengue, and Elle Evans topless, while the other censored the nudity. [7][8], In August 2013, Thicke, Williams, and Harris (T.I.) "[15], During an interview with NPR, Pharrell defended the song, highlighting the lyric "that man is not your maker", saying, "I don't know anything that could be more clear about our position in the song" and "... if you're looking at the lyrics, the power is right there in the woman's hand. [126][127] On December 19, 2013, the Canadian sketch comedy group Royal Canadian Air Farce released a parody of the music video called "Rob Ford's Blurred Lines" highlighting the recent admissions by Toronto mayor Rob Ford of public drunkenness and using crack cocaine. [, "Blurred Lines" (featuring Pharrell Williams) [No Rap Version] – 3:50, "Blurred Lines" (featuring Pharrell and T.I.) + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Swisscharts.com – Robin Thicke feat. [40], In Canada, the song reached number one for 13 consecutive weeks, becoming the longest-running number-one single of 2013. Kat Bein of Miami New Times described the visual as "misogynist", and said that it "objectifi[ed] naked women. especially : something moving or … [119][120], An ad was created for Radio Shack to market the Beats Pill, a small stereo, that showed Thicke, Pharrell, and the models repeating the look of the (clothed) music video, but with the models holding up the Beats Pill. I'm like, "Of course it is. Robin Thicke's 2013 hit Blurred Lines may have been a hit at the time, but it was also marred by years of controversy. [60][61][62] The unrated version of "Blurred Lines" generated more than 1 million views in the days following its release on Vevo. T.I. He told The New York Times, "I have never and would never write a song with any negative connotation like that." The 2001 video for the N.E.R.D single "Lapdance" also featured models in two variant editions, one of which, like "Blurred Lines", is a topless version. "[16] Pharrell reiterated and expounded on his defense during an interview with Pitchork, in response to the idea of the song being "sexually predatory". In this song women are called animals and bitches as well as several other derogatory names. [85][86] Within Williams' respective deposition file, the producer noted that he was "in the driver's seat" during the song's creation and agreed that Thicke, in past interviews, "embellished" his contributions to the songwriting process. The video features Thicke, T.I. T.I. "Once the video came out, that changed the conversation," Thicke observed. Thicke claimed it meant the blurred lines between men and women but that's some of the biggest bull**** I've ever heard. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Adult Contemporary)", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Dance Club Songs)", "Robin Thicke Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)", "2013 Year End Charts – Top Canadian Hot 100", "Musica Radio Destecada en Colombia – Top 50 del año 2013", "France : Qui a vendu le plus de singles en 2013 à ce jour ? That man—me as a human being, me as a man, I'm not your maker, I can't tell you what to do. I won’t get into too many details out of respect to her but she likes it all. and the song speaks to that sentiment. [115] He also performed the song on The Colbert Report on August 6, 2013. When he changed his tune in 2019 about the song's social implications, Williams shared with GQ that he had since come to see its lyrics contextualized in what he called the "chauvinist culture in our country." T.I. Robin Thicke and Pharrell)", "Blurred Bynes by DWV (Detox, Willam & Vicky Vox)", "Weird Al Shows Off Big Dictionary in Robin Thicke Parody 'Word Crimes, "iTunes – Music – Blurred Lines (feat. “I know you want it but you’re a good girl”. We are two independent beings who complement one another like photographs that are beautiful on their own but are enhanced when juxtaposed, creating an altogether new photograph.” [66][67] The video was filmed at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake. [116] On September 20, he performed Blurred Lines at the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival. After a two-week break from the top spot, the song returned to number one on July 14, 2013 ― for the week ending date July 20, 2013 ― to claim its fifth week at the top, becoming the first song to spend two weeks off the top-spot before reclaiming the position, since Calvin Harris’ and Rihanna's single "We Found Love" in 2011. Because all three of us are happily married with children, we were like, "We're the perfect guys to make fun of this." [63] As of November 2020, the unrated version of "Blurred Lines" is available on YouTube and has gathered over 69 million views. In May 2014, Williams performed the song as part of a medley at the iHeartRadio Awards where he received the iHeartRadio Innovator Award. ", "Marvin Gaye Recordings Barred From 'Blurred Lines' Trial", "Breaking: Thicke and Williams infringed copyright. + Pharrell – Blurred Lines", Austriancharts.at – Robin Thicke feat. [49], In the United States, the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 for twelve consecutive weeks, becoming the longest running number one single of 2013 and of the 2010s decade, surpassing Rihanna's "We Found Love" (2011),[50] but was later replaced by Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" in 2015. "I won't get into too many details out of respect to her but she likes it all. You're a real woman, far from plastic. But now, I see our togetherness in our separateness. The video is goofy and innocent. That's how Pharrell works. sowie dem Sänger Pharrell. [87][88], On October 30, 2014, United States District Court for the Central District of California Judge John A. Kronstadt ruled the Gaye family's lawsuit against Thicke and Williams could proceed, stating the plaintiffs "have made a sufficient showing that elements of 'Blurred Lines' may be substantially similar to protected, original elements of 'Got to Give It Up'." 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