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Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines lyrics
(feat. T.I. & Pharrell)

[Pharrell & Robin Thicke Intro:]
Everybody get up, WOO!
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

[Robin Thicke Verse 1:]
If you can't hear what I'm trying to say
If you can't read from the same page
Maybe I'm going deaf
Maybe I'm going blind
Maybe I'm out of my mind

[Robin Thicke Bridge:]
Ok, now he was close
Tried to domesticate you
But you're an animal
Baby, it's in your nature
Just let me liberate you
You don't need no papers
That man is not your maker
And that's why I'm gon' take a

[Robin Thicke Hook:]
Good girl
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
You're a good girl
Can't let it get past me
You're far from plastic
Talk about getting blasted
I hate these blurred lines
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
But you're a good girl
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty

Go ahead, get at me

[Robin Thicke Verse 2:]
What do they make dreams for
When you got them jeans on
What do we need steam for
You the hottest bitch in this place
I feel so lucky, you wanna hug me
What rhymes with hug me
Hey!

[Bridge:]
Ok, now he was close
Tried to domesticate you
But you're an animal
Baby, it's in your nature
Just let me liberate you
You don't need no papers

That man is not your maker
And that's why I'm gon' take a

[Robin Thicke Hook:]
Good girl
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
You're a good girl
Can't let it get past me
You're far from plastic
Talk about getting blasted
I hate these blurred lines
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
But you're a good girl
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty
Go ahead, get at me

[T.I. Verse 3:]
Hustle Gang Homie
One thing I ask of you
Lemme be the one you back that ass up to
From Malibu to Paris boo
Had a bitch, but she ain't bad as you
So, hit me up when you pass through
I'll give you something big enough to tear your ass in two
Swag on 'em even when you dress casual
I mean, it's almost unbearable
In a hundred years not dare would I
Pull a Pharcyde, let you pass me by
Nothin' like your last guy, he too square for you
He don't smack that ass and pull your hair like that
So I'm just watching and waitin'
For you to salute the true big pimpin'
Not many women can refuse this pimping
I'm a nice guy, but don't get confused, this pimpin'

[Robin Thicke Breakdown:]
Shake your rump
Get down, get up-a
Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
What you don't like work
Hey!

[Robin Thicke Verse 4:]
Baby, can you breathe
I got this from Jamaica
It always works for me
Dakota to Decatur
No more pretending
Cause now you're winning
Here's our beginning
I always wanted a

[Robin Thicke Hook:]
Good girl
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
You're a good girl
Can't let it get past me
You're far from plastic
Talk about getting blasted
I hate these blurred lines
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it
But you're a good girl
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty
Go ahead, get at me

[Pharrell & Robin Thicke Bridge:]
Everybody get up
Everybody get up
Everybody get up
Hey, Hey, Hey
Hey, Hey, Hey
Hey, Hey, Hey

[Pharrell & Robin Thicke Outro:]
Everybody get up, WOO!
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
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  • b
    + 86
    Barbara Wilson
    Marvin's "Got to Give It Up" was about being turned on while hanging out in the club and the girl turning him on to where he wanted to give into her if she decided to have s** with him. I was okay with Blurred Lines until the ti part about bending her over, from Malibu to whereever and taking her in the behind. Tacky, unsexy, and sounds like men wanting to run a train on the girl. Don't sound like a girl they respect, just one they would use sexually. It appears tha message is that too many women claim to be good girls but allow the men to treat them like they have depicted in the song, like this is more the norm than not. Look at the title. The music is great, lyrics, not so much. After listening to lyrics songs by other male artists, this seems to be a trend, maligning the women. Apparently, the guys are calling you ladies out on misprepresenting yourselves. Not good ladies. You claim to have standards but then lower them for the guys. Hunters like to work for what they get. Set a standard and stick to it. It will help you weed out the riffraff. You need one good man. Not a thousand. Plus the male ego hate to think about other men having had what belongs to them. You want to attract someone who is just as particular as you are.
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  • s
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    Sherry Furner Winters
    I think that is ridiculous. Blurred lines go both ways and woman are actually allowed to be sexual beings. I don't think anyone was being persuaded by anything but charm and good looks. No violence. I am liberal nut and I am not reading that s*t into it. Hell I am 56 years old and danced all over the room several times tonight with this song. This is the kind of song you waited to hear at the bar so all your girls could get on the floor and dance. Fun stuff. There are lots of woman being raped in the Sudan, little girls being castrated. If you want a cause get on that and leave a silly song alone.
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  • b
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    Bev Mabry
    The music is fun - and I hate the lyrics. Will never listen to this song again and am now anti-Thicke. Although he seems attractive, I've found him also repulsive in like a soft way, a sideways kind of thing that I can't explain. The lyrics rather say it all for me. He seems like an average white guy trying to sound like a smoother version of a black pimp or "gansta." I say, effff him all the way. Women did not go through all the women's rights trials so that girls could be treated like "hos" either!
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  • c
    + 7
    Cee Sandhar
    It's a fun song. Yes!, Makes you want to get on the dance floor. Yes!. The music is "all that". Yes!, but Alison and Barbara are right. The song would have been just as good if the "rap wording" had been tamer and if Robin (like when he sings the song live on T. V.) said. "you're the hottest chick in the place". A woman being called a b*h by a beloved singer or the guy on the street, is still a woman being called a b*h, no difference! T. I. Would you want the scenario you rap about to be about your sister?. I think not!. We can like the song/music but we have to look at the overall message.
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  • U
    + 6
    Unregistered
    What this song means is Robin Thicke, an overly produced tiny talented dirtbag in his late 30's who only got there because his dad was in show biz 25 years ago, likes to pretend rubbin' up 20 yo chicks is cool when he's married w kids to make a buck! He's a perv and if he were in any other profession doing this. He'd be doing long years in prison! Come on folks. Ugh.
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  • k
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    Karen Flowers Wilson
    This song isn't anything like got to give it up. Blurred lines can get your behind sent to the morgue. Gotta give it up said nothig about no blurred lines, smackin' that a*, pulling hair, or givin' you something big enough to tear your a* in two. Now, every woman has a right to make her choices. But, every woman also has the right to say what she thinks of those choices.
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  • U
    + 3
    Unregistered
    I must say, in a world of freedom of choice, freedom of speech, freedom of marital gender and every other freedom we can conjure up, this is most disturbing. A man writes a song and people want to chastise it with their personal belief as to what its lyrics convey. It's all a matter of interpretation. Only the man who wrote the song, truly, knows that answer. There has been a history of lewd lyrics shrouded by funky rhythms since long before the days of Tone-Loc (Funky Cold Madina), Aerosmith (Ten Inch Record, Lord of the Thighs) Alice Cooper (Feed My Frankenstine) and so on it goes. I can decipher, No, hidden messages of rape nor forced s** against anyone's will, just desire and wanton of a man vs girl/woman scenario. A song where the intentions may or may not be welcomed by her virtu's judgements; be it by alcohol impairments or fear of moral and ethical repercussions. I do, however, agree that the rap lines are vulgar and could have been just as impacting by using a better choice of vocabulary that could offer a bit more obscurity to the filth riddling desires of this protagonist's nefarious frame of mind and its fantasies. I also agree that, yes, we need to proffer more focus on them, that make censoring and other important decisions impacting this country's moral & family values and no, this particular song is not going to make or break those values; but it might be something to take into account the next time we as a country try to sit down and point fingers at what stems our societies disgruntled youth to the point of defiance, drugs and suicides; why they can't find lasting relationships with those they offered to spend there lives with and finally, what really tears brother from brother, country from countrymen and parents from child. Those are the "Blurred Lines" we should be reading between. Not the lewd lyrics of song; that, by the way, shouldn't even be available to children who could be induced or converted by its foul message. Pay attention to what your child is listening to, this you can take some form of immediate control over. You can't control the music, you can only hope to keep it out of your child's reach (Kinda like poison chemicals under your sink). As for the rest of the world, they are going to continue doing as they please. If it is unappealing to you, turn off the radio and listen to your own choice of music and let the others do the same, without prejudice. It's what our country's founded on as long as it remains "Our Country".
    I look forward to a better peace, real peace. I just hope to be here when it arrives.

    In addendum, I will add, reading the previous postings, written by the women of our time, I'd say that anyone concerned about offending our Lady's of America/World. Relax, they are out on the dance floors, across the country, shaking their hips and pressing their bottoms against the same type individuals that write these songs. Obviously, they find no disdaining afflictions made in the lyrics. So who are you defending? If they exist (other than Sept 26th, Unregistered) let them make protest to their cause. To many "Once in a While" Knights of Valiance in this world and not many lady's looking to be saved. They have proven to be amenable in unchaste situations, especially where intoxicants and scruples are accepted diversions from virtue. Remember, morals come afforded, not, to what greed. Can supply.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is about drugging and raping a girl.
    It's that simple. Anybody who finds this song acceptable has obviously never been raped or molested, nor do they know (or think they know
    ) anybody that has been. Think, people! The stuff in this song actually happens, frequently. How do you think the family of an Indian woman who has been gang-raped to death would feel about this? It's literally adding an insult to injury.
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  • w
    + 1
    Wanda Goodman
    Whatever you think, the verdict is in, Pharrel and Alan stole the song from Marvin Gaye. Maybe Alan thinks that doesn't matter because he was out of his mind on drugs at the time. Yeah, great folks.
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  • c
    + 1
    Chung Kim
    My question is this.
    If this song was not sung by Robin Thicke, but another singer/rapper say. Jay-Z. Chris Brown. Would it have been given the same scrutiny and criticism that is being handed down to Robin Thicke?
    I believe some folks are trying to make this more than it is because it's a catchy & hip song that is degrading to women being sung by a Caucasian singer.
    Where is all the criticism, etc. For the same if not worse songs by jaz-Z, Chris Brown, and other non-Caucasian singers/rappers?
    Maybe it's a sense of double standards and hypocrisy?
    The song is a adult fun for those who take it for what it is, but there are those who feel they need to read into more than it is.
    Our society is in a moral social decline, but singling out this song is not the core/major/primary reason.
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  • l
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    Lela McMillian- Thomas
    My interpretation of this song is a description of the ultimate hook-up, while intoxicated. (Blurred lines) -We all know that being inebriated can often release or trigger repressed sexual inhibitions. He then goes on to explain that he is captivated while heavily intoxicated by a "good girl" or innocent girl who is very attractive to him sexually. Innocent; yet s***. She secretly wants to have s** with him just as much as he does. But, pretends to not want it because she is a "good/ladly like girl" so random s** is not appropriate-but she secretly really wants it. That is what he says when he tells her in her ear "I KNOW YOU WANT IT" in reference to the D#$% and at this point, he has no problem with giving it to her. He is not just talking about reg s**, he is talking about wild/rough beastly type of s**. Even says he will put it in other forbidden places. When he said he learned that from Jamaica. It makes me believe that he is talking about the sexual stamina and performance of Jamaican men. #Neverhadtheexperience of a Jamaican, but I have heard that they are great lovers.
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    angiebryan
    Most people will think this is nuts, but to me the song is clearly referencing the fallen angels mating with women. I don't understand the "far from plastic" line, unless our technology is far more advanced than we know and somewhere transhumanism already exists, complete with plastic robot females. If so, that theory helps to support the idea of blurred lines, as in the fem-bots so resemble real women that the fallen ones are getting confused and restless bc while they are under strict orders not to touch human women, there's no such rule with fem-bots. Final thought - Pharrell's verse "what do they make dreams for, when you got them jeans on?" try substituting "GENES" for "jeans" and you get a different meaning.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    My interpretation of the song is that it's total filth. It's not music in any sense of the word, but porn with a tune. Ask yourself. Is this what you want your kids listening to? It's no talent crap like this that is helping to destroy the young people in this country.
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    Unregistered
    Yeah I don't have a problem with Thicke's parts. From what I read he's basically saying "Hey the guy you're with is an asshole. So why don't you come with me, I'll treat you right and I'll even give you better sex." and "the blurred lines" I think refers to when is it okay to sleep with another guy's girl? Does him being an a* to her make it okay? So not the most progressive lyrics but I don't think it intends to sound rapish or for the male to sound completely dominating. But then the T. I. Part. Makes him sound a bit like the guy that Thicke is trying to get her away from. Plus obligatory "my penis is huge" and "I'm a pimp" lyrics.
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  • c
    - 1
    Catchzwave
    Just heard the song for the 1st time last week at a club in Mexico and have been enthralled since. I looked it up when I got back to the States ----- with my 5 year old. I am listening to the lyrics, watching the video and I am horrified that I have my son there. The song is awesome but the lyrics were a shocker. I hadn't heard of Robin Thick (but knew Alan had to be his dad). I loved Marvin Gaye's song (one of my all time favorites) and I analyzed them both. I am not seeing it. Blurred Lines is original, no doubt, and frickin' cool. Both songs evoke strong emotions; Gaye's is very sensual and Thick's is highly sexual. I am almost 50 and away from bars and radios (obviously) but this song made me feel like I am missing out. I love the contrived wholesomeness of the dancers and the overall coolness of every aspect of the song! The lyrics are just a sign of this generation and the music is extremely sexual - this being no exception.
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    - 1
    Theresa Lush
    Are you kidding me, already? Demeaning? Give me a break! It's a fun and s*** song! If you don't think for a minute that a woman loves to be the "hottest bitch in this place", you are truly effed up and have no life! I am a mom of twenty-something sons! Don't you have anything better to do with your life than to sit around and try to "analyze" a song! Jfc. It's a song! Pick on your government if you want to get analytical!
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  • s
    - 2
    Sharon Crowder
    Loved it first time I heard it, and I'm 75 years old. Always loved a song with a good beat and cleverly done. It makes me want to get up and dance and rock. Downloaded mp3 format to cds and play it on my stereo at home and also blast it in my Lexus. Once the melody gets in your head, it's hard to dismiss it. I have no problem with the lyrics; I just like the song and the beat. Also, Robin isn't hard to look at!
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  • s
    - 2
    Sherry Furner Winters
    Oh come on. They were all flirting that is it. Get over it. Woman are sexual beings whether you want to think so or not. I saw no indication of the men considering using violence toward the woman. Were they hoping to persuade them. Ah yeah. In case you've never been on a date that is how it works. If no one ever tried to make the move there would be no matches. I see nothing but charm and good looks and dancing making the girls confused. And they are confused because we have to play a game also which is a silly ritual.
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  • s
    - 4
    Stephanie Brown
    I love this song, sorry I don't raise my kids or live my life to the lyrics of a song, to those that do feel this song and others like it may be he cause of the moral decline in this country, sorry again your wrong, its people that leave society's beliefs to raise their kids what actors and singer do, what they read in the papers instead of being a parent, your the problem. Now I'm going to listen to some musc!
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      Barbara Wilson
      Marvin's "Got to Give It Up" was about being turned on while hanging out in the club and the girl... Read more →
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      Sherry Furner Winters
      I think that is ridiculous. Blurred lines go both ways and woman are actually allowed to be... Read more →

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