He and I would go back and forth where I'd sing a line and he'd be like, "Hey, hey, hey!
" We started acting like we were two old men on a porch hollering at girls like, "Hey, where you going, girl? " Feldstein told Hit Quarters: "We had an artist that had never had a hit on radio.
you need the right balance of charm and swagger to pull it off."s Pazz & Jop annual critics' poll ranked "Blurred Lines" at number four to find the best music of 2013, tied with Kanye West's "New Slaves".
The song is also the first to claim the top "Digital Gainer", top "Airplay Gainer" and the top "Streaming Gainer" simultaneously, and to be awarded the top "Airplay Gainer" for 9 (and afterwards 10) weeks.
As of August 8, it also broke the record for the all-time highest number of radio impressions during a single week in the US, with 219.8 million impressions (which it later extended to 228.9 million impressions the week after), surpassing the eight-year-old record of 212.2 million impressions, set by Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together", and is the first song to have four or more weeks of downloads of over 400,000 in the US.
The song is currently the longest-running number-one single of 2013 in Australia and New Zealand, having topped the ARIA Singles Chart for eight consecutive weeks in Australia, and the RIANZ Singles Chart for 11 non-consecutive weeks in New Zealand.
The single's progress appeared to stabilize in middle of the U. charts when, in mid-May, Robin Thicke and Pharrell performed it live on NBC's The Voice.
The song's lyrics and music video have proven controversial with some groups, with claims that it is misogynistic and promotes date rape.