Last week, Robin Thicke released his latest album "Paula" which is essentially an ode to his, let's face it, soon to be ex-wife, Paula Patton. When Paula Patton left Robin, apparently he was devastated. Hey Robin, writing an entire album for your ex-wife feels a little desperate. It's pretty clear that his fans aren't thrilled about it.
After a week, "Paula" sold about 25,000 copies in the US. To put that in perspective, "Blurred Lines" sold about 117,000 copies in its first week. But 25,000 copies is pretty excellent when compared to sales overseas. In the UK, "Paula" sold about 530 copies. To our neighbors in the north, Canada, only 550. That. Is. Rough.
A few weeks ago, we laid out our first impressions of Robin's video for the single "Get Her Back." This is all just getting so creepy.
So based on the awful music video and depressing album sales, any chance Paula is coming back?
Robin Thicke's new album sold 550 copies in Canada last week. And congrats to Alan Thicke who now owns 550 Robin Thicke albums.— Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) July 9, 2014
Robin Thicke's new album "Paula" only sold 530 copies in England, all to people who thought he was a new handsome lesbian artist named Paula— Ben Siemon (@BenjaminJS) July 9, 2014
RT if your follower count is higher than Robin Thicke's album sales.— sadgalriri (@SamerSum) July 9, 2014
So I guess Robin Thicke's wife took his career with her when she left.— Hal O be thy name (@Halbeerz) July 9, 2014
Wonder what Robin Thicke is going to do with those 530 CDs under his bed.— Jamie East (@mrjamieeast) July 9, 2014
Nice work, twitter. We're glad we can all laugh through the pain. (And by pain we mean the loss of a once great R&B singer.)
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