Pharrell Acknowledges "Blurred Lines" Criticism, Defends Creative Expression

Pharrell Acknowledges "Blurred Lines" Criticism, Defends Creative Expression

Robin Thicke has come under fire for the suggestive lyrics in his chart-topping single "Blurred Lines," as well as its accompanying explicit video. The 35-year-old artist has defended the record, stating he, "Tried to do everything that was taboo." 

In the latest edition of Rolling Stone, "Blurred Lines" producer Pharrell also came to the defense of the song, tastefully describing the video as a, "Movie version of a page in Vogue, where you might see a woman's breast." Acknowledging the record's criticism, Pharrell explained that listeners shouldn't get the wrong idea. "I know the video has caused some controversy, but my admiration for women supercedes anything I could ever say."

There's no doubt that "Blurred Lines" isn't for the conservative type, but at some point the record needs to viewed as just that; a fun pop record. Plus, it wouldn't be the number one song in the country six times over if people geniunely didn't enjoy it. Even Vampire Weekend likes it, too

[via BBC Ice Cream]

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