He and I would go back and forth where I'd sing a line and he'd be like, "Hey, hey, hey!" We started acting like we were two old men on a porch hollering at girls like, "Hey, where you going, girl? " Feldstein told Hit Quarters: "We had an artist that had never had a hit on radio.In Australia, the song was certified quadruple platinum for shipments of 280,000 and triple platinum in New Zealand for sales of 45,000."Blurred Lines" peaked within the top five of 14 countries including France and Switzerland.
Thicke and Williams were found liable for copyright infringement by a federal jury in March 2015, and Gaye was awarded posthumous songwriting credit based on the royalties pledged to his estate.The Michigan Daily's Jackson Howard graded it an "A" and praised it as "one of Pharrell's best beats in years ...by the time the multilayered and carnal harmonies of the chorus come in, the song is completely on fire." Digital Spy's Lewis Corner, who gave the song three out of five stars, was more wary of the single and remarked: "It's a subject that when in the right hands can be smooth and soulful, but in the wrong, crass and chauvinistic ...In the unrated version of the video, the models wear just thongs. D single "Lapdance" also featured models in two variant editions, one of which, like "Blurred Lines", is a topless version.In the edited version, they are scantily clad and the hashtag "#BLURREDLINES" is seen at various points. The video was filmed at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake.Immediately afterwards the song flew up to number 12 on the Hot 100.