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Banned by YouTube? Yippee! Crooner Robin Thicke released an “unrated” version of his new single, “Blurred Lines,” complete with rappers, topless models, full-frontal nudity, social media-savvy sales pitches. And this:

In return, YouTube gave him exactly what he wanted. Publicity!

In case you were wondering: Thicke’s wife, Paula Patton, approves. It’s, you know, “art:”

Here’s another opinion: Meh.