Blurred Lines Featuring Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams

Posted on July 08, 2013

Robin ThickeQuite frankly what is there that’s not to like, a great record some very beautiful ladies and if you want to see them naked you can on Vevo. Personally I prefer the rated version, where they wear clothes, but I have a feeling I may have just made a big mistake providing a link to the naked version right at the beginning of this article. I am sure there will be quite a few people that can’t resist a little peek to see what they might be missing. So I think I had better get the video in place sooner rather than later to try and head a few deserter’s off at the pass.

Trust me even with their clothes on, this is a very good video and a little addictive, not just for the models either, the music is pretty good too. Another example of a simple tune that can get into your head and refuse to leave.

The video also features Pharrell Williams who co-wrote the song with Robin Thicke, they say it only took about half an hour and was inspired by Marvin Gaye’s ‘Got to Give it Up’. The third guy in the video is the rapper TI who sometimes goes by his nickname ‘Tip’, probably a better choice for this particular video!

Just goes to show how a mix of pretty girls, sexual inuendo and a decent tune can really hit the mark, because Blurred Lines has hit it big time and has helped itself to the number 1 spot in multiple countries around the world including the Billboard Hot 100 in the States, the UK and Germany amongst the 17 number 1 positions listed at the time of writing.

So who is Robin Thicke and who is that gorgeous model in the video? Well Robin Thicke is an American R&B artiste who has been around for a little while now, releasing his first record back in 2002, but if I am honest, he is someone I had not really heard of until Blurred Lines came along and he definitely looks a bit different in the video to how he does in the snap above.

As for the models, the one I think is really gorgeous is Emily Ratajkowski an English born model, brought up in the States. That’s not to detract from the two other models in the video, Jessi M’Bengue, and blonde Elle Evans, who are also pretty gorgeous. Good choice guys, even though I read that getting them to go naked pretty much blew the budget for the video. Still seems to have done the trick if the number one spots are anything to go by.

Blurred Lines is the lead track for the album of the same name., and the record listing for the album is shown below. Or of course you may be more interested in the  Blurred Lines MP3 Downloads, whatever takes your fancy.

1. Blurred Lines (Ft. T.I. & Pharrell)
2. Take It Easy On Me
3. Ooo La La
4. Ain’t No Hat 4 That
5. Get In My Way
6. Give It 2 U (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)
7. Feel Good
8. Go Stupid 4 U
9. 4 The Rest Of My Life
10. Top Of The World
11. The Good Life
12. Pressure
13. Put Your Lovin On Me
14. Give It 2 U (Remix Ft. Kendrick Lamar & 2 Chainz)

Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

Posted on April 21, 2012

Who would have thought that a Belgian/Australian singer songwriter, going by the name of Gotye, would have made it big by hitting the number one spot on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart in America. That is until you see and listen to this amazing record ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’. This is the featured video for this article, but be warned it is one of those songs, that once you hear it, you will not be able to get it out of your head. Personally I don’t really want to because I love it and it has convinced me that I need to check out more of his stuff on his 3rd album Making Mirrors which you can download via the link. Either the whole album or the tracks you like best. You can listen to samples from each track before deciding of course.

Kimbra - Somebody I used to knowThis track was released in 2011 and features the New Zealand singer Kimbra making a very worthy contribution to the song. She has a crystal clear singing voice that complements the track and Gotye’s own style and voice perfectly. Kimbra has been writing songs since she was 10 years old and has her own album out called Vows which it would be well worth checking out if you like what you hear.

She is now twenty two years old and already has a 12 year history of public performances having started both her song writing and singing career at the age of 10.

She won the Juice TV award for the best breakthrough music video. That was for her second single “Simply on My Lips” back in 2007, Kimbra was only seventeen then. Well I guess you either have it or you don’t, I think she does and it doesn’t sound like I am the only one. Good pick Gotye, she might be a big part of the reason ‘Somebody I Used to Know’ got to number 1 in so many places, and that’s not taking away from your contribution either, because that was pretty damn good as well.

1. Making Mirrors 1:01
2. Easy Way Out 1:57
3. Somebody That I Used To Know 4:05
4. Eyes Wide Open 3:11
5. Smoke And Mirrors 5:13
6. I Feel Better 3:18
7. In Your Light 4:39
8. State Of The Art 5:22
9. Don’t Worry, We’ll Be Watching You 3:18
10. Giving Me A Chance 3:07
11. Save Me 3:51
12. Bronte 3:18