Walking onto the stage in his three-piece black suit, super cool shades and gold microphone in hand, Robin Thicke put on one hell of a performance Tuesday night. The sex appeal and energy oozing from the rotating stage is what the Houston Rodeo is all about, Thicke quickly learned.
He began his 11-song set fairly coy, keeping his shades on and his hand in his pocket as he belted out lyrics with extreme ease. The American-Canadian singer-songwriter even kept a towel handy to wipe his sweaty brow during songs — a sure sign he was performing his heart out.
He threw in Michael Jackson and Al Green covers for good measure, proving he did not need Miley Cyrus to make fans go wild for him.
"This is my first rodeo and I'm having a blast," the pop icon said in front of the 61,191 in attendance. "I've been making music since I was 11-years-old and it's such an honor to be here at the Houston Rodeo."
Of course he sang his most popular songs, including, of course the smash, "Blurred Lines," but threw in Michael Jackson's "Rock With You" and Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" covers for good measure, proving he did not need Miley Cyrus to make fans go wild for him. It takes a brave man to cover MJ and Al in front of such a massive crowd, but it seems Mr. Thicke brought his big-boy pants to Reliant.
Ending the show with Blurred Lines, Thicke took the customary lap around the dirt, taking more selfies (which has officially become a thing) and even letting fans sing into the mic before climbing the piano middle stage allowing the fireworks to truly end the night with a bang.
Give It To You
Take It Easy
Pretty Lil Heart
Shadow of Doubt
Rock With You