Robin Thicke addresses controversy more than 2013 strike Blurred Lines


obin Thicke has resolved the controversy more than his 2013 hit Blurred Strains, declaring men and women really should choose it with a “grain of salt”.

The keep track of, which also characteristics TI and Pharrell Williams, attracted criticism from some more than its allegedly misogynistic lyrics and raunchy songs online video.

A US judge later on dominated it illegally copied Marvin Gaye’s tune Obtained To Give It Up and purchased that the relatives of the late soul singer need to be paid 5.3 million pounds (£3.8 million).

Thicke, 43, dealt with the song’s legacy in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Audio 1.

Asked about the controversy, the Los Angeles-born singer reported: “Well, truly, I never noticed it that way when I sang it or performed it.

“Usually, the initial piece, when it goes, ‘Bump, bump, bump, all people get up’ the crowd goes ridiculous.

Robin Thicke and companion April Love Geary

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“It’s one particular of their favourite songs of mine, no query. The individuals who are not major followers of mine, that’s the only a person they know.

“It’s genuine. It is like if I’m carrying out a casino clearly show and they’re like, ‘Who is this dude?’, then all of a sudden, ‘Oh, all right. I know this one’.

“Yeah, so you just kind of acquire it with a grain of salt.

“I’ve realised that the rationale I began all this is mainly because I enjoy new music. I love to make music. Then as soon as I started doing, I really like to conduct.

“So I just go for that part of it. I’ve in no way additional nearly anything to it that was extra. I’ve under no circumstances experimented with to set anything on it, but we’re just jamming, and let’s all people get up and dance.

“That’s all that song intended to persons.”

Thicke also recalled how he experienced struggled with overnight fame pursuing the achievements of the solitary, which used five months at variety just one in the United kingdom.

In modern months he has spoken of how he started off abusing painkillers all through that time period, inevitably divorcing from his spouse of 10 a long time, actress Paula Patton, in 2015.

Thicke claimed: “Later in the Blurred Traces era when I was receiving my initially flavor of that form of fame, because I began to chase it far more and need to have it more and think that that was what was heading to make me content. Finally, of study course, it in no way does.

“It didn’t. I misplaced myself in the approach chasing something that I never ever experienced and hardly ever needed, but then the moment I received some of it, I imagined I needed it.”