Robin Thicke admits Pharrell wrote most of 'Blurred Lines'
Robin Thicke has reportedly stated in legal documents that he had little input into the creation of his hit song 'Blurred Lines'.
The track was released in 2013 in collaboration with Pharrell Williams and T.I. and it became a smash hit.
A legal case is currently underway after Marvin Gaye's children claimed that the tune copied their father's 1977 hit 'Got Yo Give It Up'.
In deposition papers, Thicke has reportedly said that he was high on drugs whilst the song was being made, with Williams the sole force behind the track.
He said: "I was high on Vicodin and alcohol when I showed up at the studio. So my recollection is when we made the song, I thought I wanted - I wanted to be more involved than I actually was by the time, nine months later, it became a huge hit and I wanted credit.
The singer added that he "had a drug and alcohol problem" for the most of 2013 and didn't do a sober interview that year.
Williams meanwhile said in the papers: "This is what happens every day in our industry. You know, people are made to look like they have much more authorship in the situation than they actually do. So that's where the embellishment comes in."
Attorney Howard King released a statement on behalf of Thicke, saying:
"Robin's moment of personal vulnerability is being exploited in the hope of diverting attention from the obvious weakness of their legal claim."
Watch the video for 'Blurred Lines' below:
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