Robin Thicke opened up concerning the controversy that also surrounds his hit tune Blurred Strains and he defended it, arguing that it was simply meant to make individuals dance and never be taken too significantly. Moreover, the singer revealed that in terms of this single, he takes the criticism with a grain of salt.
As you would possibly keep in mind, Blurred Strains was launched again in 2013 and ever since then, each Robin and Pharrell Williams, have been concerned in controversy over the lyrics in addition to different causes!
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As an example, in 2015, the 2 artists have been ordered to present credit score posthumously for the writing of the tune, to Marvin Gaye after they have been discovered responsible of copyright infringement.
The entire course of of making the tune was additionally a motive for controversy since Robin first claimed that he had an enormous position in it solely to be later revealed that was not the case.
Through the trial, as per Hollywood Reporter, he admitted: ‘I used to be jealous and wished among the credit score … I attempted to take credit score for it as a result of [Williams] wrote the entire thing just about by himself and I used to be envious of that.’
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However most famously, it has been criticized for its lyrics which brought about the tune to be banned from at least 20 universities within the U.Okay.
In any case, it seemingly promotes date rape and different cases through which consent is ignored.
Whereas chatting with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, Robin defended the tune like he’s completed many occasions earlier than, nonetheless, insisting that ‘I by no means noticed it that means after I carried out it. Normally, it goes, ‘Bum, bum, bum, all people rise up,’ and the entire crowd goes loopy. Even individuals who aren’t massive followers of mine, that’s the solely [song] they know. You form of simply take it with a grain of salt. We’re simply jamming, all people’s meant to rise up and dance. That’s all of the tune is supposed to do.’