August 2nd, 2013
05:02 PM ET

'Blurred Lines' gets G-rated (sort of)

Thanks to Jimmy Fallon, song of the summer "Blurred Lines" has been taken back to the old school.

Actually, scratch that - it's more like a return to elementary.

With The Roots pitching in, Fallon and "Blurred Lines" crooner Robin Thicke dusted off the kiddie xylophone and other childhood favorites for an ever-so-slightly less risqué cover of the controversial tune. (Did you miss the memo on why some dislike "Blurred Lines"? Check out the video above.)

Thicke's falsetto is just as beguiling a cappella as it is on the record, although those blurred lines are still tripping him up.

"Late Night" host Fallon, meanwhile, is becoming a pro at playing classroom instruments. He's previously rounded them up for renditions of "Call Me Maybe" with Carly Rae Jepsen and "All I Want for Christmas Is You" with Mariah Carey, a group of adorable kids and an enviable set of holiday-themed sweaters.


Filed under: Celebrities • Late Night comedy • Music

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  1. fghfhfghfgfg

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    August 6, 2013 at 9:20 am | Report abuse |
  2. Reggie...

    OD RUN

    August 5, 2013 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
  3. EVERYBODY hates you Midge...EVERYBODY

    not to make you any more paranoid than you already are, but I do mean everybody. It's the trolling, Midge. And the Crocs.

    August 5, 2013 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Rumor Has It

    Robin isn't so big and Thicke where it matters...

    August 5, 2013 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
    • Midge

      Who cares i just want too jump him...

      August 5, 2013 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sludge

      daz cuz your shallow, Midge, with bad taste in men. You can always pick a loser, can't you?

      August 5, 2013 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Not talking about the idiot above...

      my robin wears crocs and i would like too give him a squish before he goes with Disney World..

      August 5, 2013 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • WELL NOW...

      Two things, Midge:

      1) if you're not talking about the article at hand (as per usual), stay the f-ck off the blog; that's why everyone hates you trolls - it's because you carry on off-topic conversations amongst your troll-selves that does nothing but clog up the blog. Take your moronic commentary someplace else
      2) does your "Robin" play one of the chubby characters at Disneyland? That sounds about your speed.

      August 5, 2013 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • only LOSERS wear Crocs, Midge...ya hear me?

      daz right - LOSERS! BAAAAAAAAAAAWAAAAAAAAAAHAAAAAAAAAAAA.... Midgey likes to squish croc wearing losers who go to or work at Disneyland.

      Fcuking PRICELESS!

      August 5, 2013 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Rob

    Its a song you idiots, get over it!

    August 5, 2013 at 7:39 am | Report abuse |
  6. BOYCOTT ROBIN THICKE

    This cannot seriously be the new standard for artists to gain popularity.

    August 3, 2013 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  7. Controller

    Robin has his father's exact voice.

    August 3, 2013 at 10:47 am | Report abuse |
  8. Culture of Rape

    Keep on dancing to the tune of hate, rape and disrespect you sheep. Summer hit for anyone who's ignorant enough to ignore the song's obvious meaning.

    August 3, 2013 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  9. Queen Nellie

    I'm gonna go to his CD signing and tell him what I think of his revolting lyrics to his face. Now that'll be fun!

    August 3, 2013 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  10. Trip Send Offs

    I like his bun buns

    August 3, 2013 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Well, just reach out and grab them without asking. Perhaps you could drug him in a hotel room and rape him? It seems to be fine with him.

      August 3, 2013 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
    • Proper Send Offs

      nah...would do that I would lust/rape him without drugs....

      August 3, 2013 at 10:54 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Anything goes with that guy. If you're not gonna drug him can I take the drugs?

      August 3, 2013 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  11. WHERE IS FEMEN WHEN YOU NEED EM?

    I say Femen should protest every one of these losers concerts and disrupt his performances however possible.

    August 3, 2013 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |
  12. brooke782

    You can tell he's been practicing that face he's pulling in the mirror for about 8 years. Loser!

    August 3, 2013 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  13. Vane$$a Fockle

    If I ever see that guy I'm gonna kick him so hard in the balls he will sing in a high pitched voice forever afterwards.

    August 3, 2013 at 10:11 am | Report abuse |
  14. M.A.P.

    Obviously I have already heard the song Mr Impersonator. The music is sh!t too and sounds like a fat people's song. I knew that pigs couldn't fly, I just didn't realise they could now have "summer hits" on the radio. FCUK YOU AND YOU SICK CULTURE.

    August 3, 2013 at 9:57 am | Report abuse |
  15. M.A.P.

    You know what? I just listened to the song for the first time and it's very catchy! I changed my mind! I like it! Song of the summer!
    :)

    August 3, 2013 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      ABOVE: PIECE OF HUMAN SH!T PRETENDING TO BE ME.

      F you and your sh!tty lies!! F the "summer hit" "Blurred Lines" se-xist piece of crapp. How dare you impersonate me to encourage the rape of innocent children, I hope you are a child yourself and not a parent.

      August 3, 2013 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  16. Rebecca Hilder

    So from what I understand with the lyrics, the only time a girl is being "good" in mr Thickes mind is when she is sprawled out of her back (preferrably unconcious) with 10 d!cks in her? Tell this SOB Rebecca's coming for him. What a jerk.

    August 3, 2013 at 9:03 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      I know, right!! Is it not the most condescending way to pay "hommage" to women? The guy's a c.unt trying to make himself look like a pr!ck or all his rapper male friends for credability. Great the only way to be popular today is to promote rape and objectify women. Sad times.

      August 3, 2013 at 9:07 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      They say imitation should be considered flattery, not when its a se-xist pig impersonating you.

      August 3, 2013 at 9:55 am | Report abuse |
  17. Cindy

    Once again, sekksizm rears its ugly head. In this case its an ugle head with a very low brow!

    August 3, 2013 at 8:21 am | Report abuse |
  18. Thicke GO HOME

    What an embarassment this man is. I hope he has a daughter one day and when she turns 14 and appears top-less in some pigs se-xist video, maybe he will then understand the reason people are angry about this absolutely disgusting song/video.

    August 3, 2013 at 5:10 am | Report abuse |
  19. NEVER FORGET

    IF someone wrote a ra-cist song called "Good Slave" and then went on to clarify that even though the lyrics refer to ra-cial themes, and the video features black people in chains dancing around a white farmer, the song is actually liberating for black people, would anyone believe him? NO! That is exactly what has happened with "Blurred Lines" except instead of ra-cism it is pure and vulgar se-xism. How is having a bunch of 16 year old anore-xic models dance to-pless around you as you act uninterested, liberating for women? HOW MR THICKE?

    August 3, 2013 at 3:54 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      For some reason se-xism is not considered as bad as rac-ism, even though domestic violence against women is increasing and more and more rapes are happening to younger women. Oh well, I guess no one cares, too busy singin about how gorls are all s-l-u-t-s. Shameful.

      August 3, 2013 at 4:29 am | Report abuse |
  20. Concerned Citizens Against Thicke

    NO – to the objectification and se-xualisation of women.
    NO – to misongynistic culture-
    NO – to the selling of se-x to young people disguised as "art"
    NO – to the lies this "artist" tells about the meaning of "Blurred Lines".
    NO – to "Blurred Lines"
    NO – to Robin Thicke
    NO – to the sick buddy culture of rape
    NO – to the abusive treatment of women
    NO.

    August 3, 2013 at 3:33 am | Report abuse |
  21. M.A.P.

    I've said it before and I'll keep on saying it until this song is GONE, it is a misogynistic piece of tra-sh and Mr Thicke (head) should be ashamed of himself. I know he wanted soooo badly to finally have a "hit" single (meaning a high selling pop song that will vanish in a few months), but I find it uncreative and weak for a man to sing about how woman "wants it" or is "asking for it". He says it is actually supposed to empower woman in interviews, this enrages me even more! Has he even seen the tra-sh video he made where the women are basically paraded around top-less for HIS amusement.

    August 3, 2013 at 3:03 am | Report abuse |
  22. Alexandria E

    Reblogged this on Rainbow Glazed Nights and commented:
    Love It!

    August 2, 2013 at 10:05 pm | Report abuse |
  23. M.A.P.

    Good MOrning mandy from Bangladesh! I hope you have something to say to me today? (starts with S.O.R.R.?)

    August 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  24. Eric Cartman

    I call shenanigans! No such thing as a handsome black man!

    August 5, 2013 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  25. and...

    no such thing as an intelligent racist. I think it's your inbreeding, Sokman. If only your parents weren't brother and sister...

    August 5, 2013 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |

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