Robin Thicke To Release New Album ‘Paula’ On July 1st

Published: Saturday 14th Jun 2014 by Sam

When art imitates life.

While many artists claim to sprinkle real life narratives in their music, Robin Thicke is going the literal route.

The singer’s reps confirmed this week that his new album has been christened ‘Paula’ – after estranged wife Paula Patton.

Together for over 20 years, nine of which have been in a married capacity, the couple announced their separation this year – with Thicke publicly shouldering the “blame” and launching a campaign to ‘Get Her Back’. In line with his new literal approach, the latter is the actual title of the crooner’s recent single; one that garnered headlines aplenty following a live performance at the Billboard Music Awards back in May.

Still pushing the personal agenda, it appears the ‘Blurred Lines’ belter is gearing up to unleash the LP sooner than expected.

Taking to Twitter moments ago, he posted the following image…

Via Robin Thicke / Twitter:


So, ‘Paula’ will arrive in an album capacity on July 1st.

Interesting. Perhaps the tabloid interest is what Team Thicke expect to carry the project upon launch. Because, with such a limited lead-in window, it’s a daring strategy to say the least.

We’re nether here nor there as to the validity of the concept (see: getting wife back). We just hope Robin has cooked up solid enough material, as beyond his marriage, his next big hurdle will be maintaining the career momentum and attention ‘Blurred Lines’ gifted him.

Sidenote: Having already drawn comparisons to Marvin Gaye (in both a positive and plagiarising capacity), this move will inevitably reignite such discussion. Why? Well, Gaye famously named one of his album’s ‘Here, My Dear’ – which quite explicitly detailed his divorce from Berry Gordy’s daughter Anna. Granted the narratives are at the opposite ends of the love spectrum (see: desire to reunite /desire to diss), the approach does feel…familiar.

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  1. Yea ok June 14, 2014

    Girl good BYE. Lmaooooo.

    • Diva June 14, 2014

      Bye felicia!

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  2. Chiiile June 14, 2014

    Ugh… He is doing the most…. Like, Girl stop!

  3. Skyfall June 14, 2014

    DEATHHH!!! I hope they get back together tho.

  4. Mark111 June 14, 2014

    It’ll “flop”, but Robin is everything Justin Timberlake tries so hard to be. Robin is a natural, JT is an imitation.

  5. IYANLA Gon Fix Your LIFE Honey June 14, 2014

    Bye Girl BYE! Paula you go do your own thing honey! he f***** up and now your fine ass is FREE. He can wait.

  6. Lolz June 14, 2014

    The thirst

  7. shaun June 14, 2014

    Berry Gordy’s sister. Not daughter.

  8. Merril Owns June 14, 2014

    They’ll get back together

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  9. IStanForYouFav June 14, 2014

    Awww Robin. You cheat and now you want her back? ‘How Many Times’ does a woman have to tell you that you will miss her when she is gone? When a woman is fed up, she’s fed up. #ByeFelicia

  10. I’m Booked June 14, 2014

    Now Am I Finally Not The Only One Who Saw Their “Split”
    As A Publicity Stunt!!??

    • Mark111 June 14, 2014

      Nope, I seen is months ago. They gonna try to pull a Confessions/Cry me a River.

  11. LULZ June 14, 2014

    He wasn’t thinking about Paula when he had his hands all over another woman’s ass. He’s doing this for attention.

  12. eric June 14, 2014

    Lame. Sounds like a “Confessions” imitation.

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  14. tits mcgee June 14, 2014

    He is so OD on this take me back s***. #GiveItARest

  15. Mymieauchocolat June 15, 2014

    Un mot: pathétique !

  16. coolness June 15, 2014

    Wow, would you look at that. I see Robin is coming for that controversy R&B sales. Do I see a million in a week come July 1st? Lol! But all jokes aside, this time last year, Robin was on top of the world with Blurred Lines (which is now one of the biggest singles of all time btw) and now here he appearing to grovel in order to get his wife back. He clearly wasn’t thinking of the consequences when he repeatedly embarrassed her by posing and partying with other other. Basically, cheating on her. Now he wants her back. I believe in owning up to ones mistakes because marriage is sacred but all this seems attention seeking. The actions he does behind the scenes to make things right for Paula are more important than these public gestures of chivalry. She stuck by him through it all from when he was a struggling hippie to when he finally gained mainstream success with The Evolution of Robin Thicke. Whatever the outcome is, I wish them the best because they have a really young child and it’ll be sad if he has to grow up with divorced parents.

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