Is Marvin Gaye’s Estate Planning To Take Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Tune To Court?
After defeating Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in a $7.4 million lawsuit over the resemblance of their hit “Blurred Lines” to Marvin Gaye’s “Got To Give It Up,” the Gaye family is now examining Skateboard P’s other mega track for a similar resemblance.
Mavin Gaye’s daughter, Nona, told CBS News that she believes the Virginia native’s “Happy” melody sounds a lot like her father’s “Ain’t That Peculiar.” “I’m not gonna lie,” Nona said in a statement to the news site, “I think they do sound alike.” Nona or the family haven’t spoken much on beginning legal action for this international song, stating that they’re “not in that space.”
The legendary R&B singer’s ex-wife, Janis Gaye, also spoke on the situation, stating “We’re just in the moment today and we’re satisfied.”
Check out a mash-up of the songs in question below.
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