CBS 11 is reporting that a lesser pay-out has been ordered in the lawsuit previously won by the family of the late Marvin Gaye, against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. The song “Blurred Lines” by […]
And wants all his music back.
This is pretty disturbing.
The battle between the Marvin Gaye estate and “Blurred Lines” writers Robin Thicke and Pharrell is not over yet.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
Their attorney said they’ll begin the process in about a week.
The jury ruled against Robin Thicke and Pharrell, who will have to pay over $1 million each.
UPDATE (March 14, 2015): Thanks to everyone who voted last week! You unanimously said that the songs sounded pretty similar and the jury agreed with you! Props to you for being musical geniuses! The first […]