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Pharrell Williams' 'Blurred Lines' Testimony Video Goes Online

10/28/2015
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(Radio.com) Pharrell Williams is not happy in video deposition from the "Blurred Lines" case, wherein he faces off against an aggressive lawyer. Marvin Gaye estate's attorney Richard Busch badgers Pharrell over whether the musician can indeed read music notes, to which Pharrell repeatedly answers: "I'm not comfortable."

The lawyer pressed on, asking for specific names of notes. When Pharrell didn't answer Busch responded, "That's because you actually can't read musical notes, can you!?"

Earlier in 2015, the estate of Marvin Gaye won a lawsuit against Pharrell over similarities between 'Blurred Lines" -the Robin Thicke song produced by Pharrell-and Marvin Gaye's 'Got to Give It Up." The Gaye estate was initially awarded $7.4 million.

In the video, Pharrell admits to writing most of the lyrics and creating the production and the chorus ("blurred lines," "good girl," and "hey, hey, hey") to the song in question. When asked if he thinks the music is similar to Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," Pharrell answers clearly.

"I see when people say they feel that, I understand that," he says. "The truth of the matter is silk and rayon are two different things. They just feel the same."

Later, when further pressed about the similarities, he responded: "I did not go in the studio with the intention of making anything feel like, or to sound like, Marvin Gaye."

Check out the video here.

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