El año dorado de Pharrell Williams se ve plasmado en el artículo que Justin Timberlake escribe para la edición de 2014 de las 100 personas más influyentes de la revista Times: TIME 100 TITANS.
“Hizo que no tuviese miedo, y lo he llevado conmigo durante el resto de mi vida. Eso es lo que hace Pharrell. Él inyecta esa energía vibrante a la música de manera que tú lo puedes sentir. Su música realemnte te hace feliz”, escribe la estrella del pop, actualmente inmersa en su gira mundial “The 20/20 Experience” por Europa.
By Justin Timberlake
The performer whose sound now blankets the world
Pharrell Williams is having way too much fun. At 41 and still with the swagger and appearance of a college kid, he has been the biggest part of our soundtrack for the past 15 years. And you will never see him doing it without a smile on his face.
When I decided to work on my first solo album in 2002, Pharrell was the first musician I spoke to. I was 21 and ready to say something to the world. But I needed someone to help me translate exactly what that something was. I knew from our first conversation that he was that person.
I will never forget how free and fun those sessions were. There were no rules, loads of laughs and music being created that made you feel like you could levitate. The collaboration I have with him is like no other. He made me fearless, and I’ve carried that with me the rest of my life.
That’s what Pharrell does. He injects that vibrant energy into the music in a way that you can feel. Whether it’s the chord changes that remind you of another time or the melody that instantly grabs you, you are transported to another place. You smile, you dance, you clap along. His music actually does make you happy.
Maybe that’s why he still looks younger than the rest of us. Yep … Pharrell Williams is having way too much fun. And I don’t know about you, but I hope he never stops.