Why do girls check out other girls? But we tend to encounter difficulty and resistance in turning the mirror on ourselves.
Women have been the major victims in the process of this creativity. Artists have the freedom to create what they want. Are they pleasing us or themselves or no one? Therefore stating the issues if the artists are degrading women in their visual and lyrical content.
Therefore their strategy was quite inventive but atrocious. The song blew up right after the music video was released then banned for showing nudity. This involved three models in their nude underwear walking around the singers in the video. However, Later on they released it again but with a rated version and unrated version.
Which gained them the most attention the song would ever get, you know what they say if you want to be known you gotta be banned. Nope no one says that. But smart concept they pulled.
After that the song was everywhere and being heard by everyone, which made it a perfect target. And saying that, this is what a rapist is would say to their victim.
What about the rest of the song? Was it a fair fight? What did the artist have to say? Pharrell mentioned in an interview on his thoughts about the whole accusation of the lyrics promoting rape culture.
When you pull back and look at the entire song, the point is: The visual content was clearly sexist and using topless women as an act of attention, showing the role of women in the industry, degrading them in such a way. The director said the main reason he made them topless was to show empowerment over the men which were dressed.
But our culture has embedded the idea that women who are nude are weak and vulnerable.
Do you really think they sat down and said oh lets write a song that will promote rape culture?In "Blurred Lines", the Robin Thicke lyrics are: "You don't need no papers," meaning, "You are not a possession." "That man is not your maker," meaning he is not God—nor can he produce children or women, for that matter.
The Portrayal of Female Gender Roles in Music: “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke Today's popular music objectifies women and portrays them as sexual objects which further feeds into perceived gender roles as seen in "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke.
Aug 01, · “I hate these blurred lines / I know you want it / I know ” (Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines) |pending The deeper blurred lines are those of patriarchal society’s view of women. To even call them ‘girls’ is problematic, as it denotes them as innocent and incapable of . Jun 26, · The song comes from an album set to release at the end of July, titled “Blurred Lines.” The album has been criticized for its perpetuation of rape culture on numerous blogs and the Daily Beast (although they call it “rapey,” casually making something disgusting sound cute). A Feminist Takedown of Robin Thicke, And Anyone Who Thinks There's Something "Blurry" About Sexism By Elizabeth Plank | July 24, If you have ears, you've heard the song "Blurred Lines.".
"Blurred Lines" peaked at number one in 25 countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Republic of Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Poland, Canada, New Zealand and the United States, becoming Thicke's highest charting song in all of these countries.
Not many women can refuse this pimpin' I'm a nice guy, but don't get it if you get with me Pathos In the music video Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke sings about the "blurred lines" women give and it's not the guys' fault for trying to pursue them. However lyrics like “OK now he was close, tried to domesticate you.
Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines Video & Miley Cyrus. If you listen to any mainstream radio station that plays Top 40 Pop / R&B, you’ve heard Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred Lines” many times.
Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' and Justin Timberlake's 'Tunnel Vision' feature naked women and suggestive imagery, yet 'Blurred Lines' is sexist and 'Tunnel Vision' is art.