These are external links and will open in a new window. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied one of Marvin Gaye's songs to create their smash Blurred Lines, an appeal court has ruled. Yet one judge dissented from the verdict, saying the two songs "differed in melody, harmony and rhythm".
The lawsuit regards the copyrights of the hit song "Blurred Lines. Here is a comparison of the two songs, both the beat and lyrics, in this specially-made video on YouTube. According to Billboard.
While the beloved performer gave his all to his fans and influenced a generation of artists, his lifelong struggle with his father would lead to his untimely death under the most tragic circumstances. He found a savior in the Pentecostal church becoming a minister in his late teens then a bishop with a reputation as a healer. While offering support and salvation to his congregation, he was never able to overcome the shadows of his childhood.
Marc Klasfeld directed the music videowhich was released on April 1, Puth and Trainor performed it at the American Music Awardswhich ended with a kiss between the two, attracting media attention. It appears on the set list for all of his concert tours, as well as Trainor's MTrain Touron which Puth served as an opening act.
Marvin Gaye was not a visionary, he just described what he saw around him. It is a record covered both for its groove and its message. Some obvious, and others more obscure — here are some essentials that do justice to the original.
Updated January 04, According to the BBC, Judge Stanton said the songs had similar percussion and basslines and listeners might consider the song's "aesthetic appeal" to be similar. The judge also claimed there was disagreement over whether the rhythm and harmony of Let's Get It On was too common to merit copyright protection, the BBC said.
Tin Tin, chocolate, diamond heists, Soulwax and the rigid application of European law? But soul music? DiS is in Ostend, a sleepy seaside city on the coast of Belgium, not far from Bruges and close to the Dutch border.