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This is a new approach.
Robin Thicke took the stand on Wednesday in a Los Angeles court for his copyright trial against Marvin Gaye's children, which will decide whether his 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" infringed on Gaye's 1977 song "Gotta Give It Up."
And while you may seem to have an image in your head of how that all went down, we assure you it's probably not the same as what actually happened. Because what actually happened was Thicke played several songs on a keyboard perched on the witness stand and even danced a little in his seat.
Why, you ask? Valid question. And there's a valid answer.