Robin Thicke Channels James Dean in ‘Pretty Lil’ Heart’ Video

Robin Thicke

Temptation awaits in the sensual video for Robin Thicke’s Lil Wayne-assisted single “Pretty Lil’ Heart” off his fifth album Love After War. The ladies’ man channels screen legend James Dean in the Marc Klasfeld-directed clip, which was shot at a motel in the desert.

“The inspiration behind this song was really just about when you’re in a relationship and you’re faced with all the challenges of temptation and attraction to other people, how can you trust when you’re not with that other person [that] they’re doing you right?” said the R&B crooner.

“I think that we all have those fears and this video is about some of those fears being realized in a fantasy realm, almost in a dream-like state, and yet we still are telling the one we love, don’t worry I got you, I only wanna be with you.”

The cinematic visuals were inspired by classic films like Rebel Without a Cause and A Streetcar Named Desire. “I’m a big movie fan, especially of old movies,” shared Thicke. “So I really wanted to embody a little bit of that old cinematic charm, the golden age of Hollywood, and try to capture a little bit of that and put it into some soul music.”

Go behind the scenes below and catch the video premiere tomorrow on “106 & Park.”

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3 Comments

  1. rlf

    love this song

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  2. Robert Clark

    To me,the evolution of robin thicke is amazing. Its a shame I dnt feel the same about Sex Therapy (altho still is a great album) its just personally I dnt feel its of the same quality. I havnt even listened to any of his new work but I do look forward to it :)

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  3. here yee

    tired broke ass white boy with no soul

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