Must-see morning clip: Robin Thicke performs "Blurred Lines" with the Roots

The instruments of choice: Children's toys


Prachi Gupta
August 2, 2013 5:03PM (UTC)

Jimmy Fallon has found a way to make Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" palatable to even the staunchest critics: have the Roots perform it with kids' toys. You can listen to it almost guilt-free, until you think about how creepy it is for a song with "rapey lyrics" to be performed with elementary school instruments.

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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