#BBCtrending: Pharrell Williams 'happy' at release of Iranians
- 23 May 2014
Pharrell Williams has welcomed the release of the Iranians arrested for making a version of his hit Happy.
Speaking the BBC's Jo Whiley, he called the incident in Iran "super heavy", and added: "I'm happy they were released."
"The intention of the song was to remind everyone that you have an innate liberty to find happiness," he said.
Asked about the success of Happy he said: "It was humbling for me, and it warms my heart."
You can hear the full interview with Pharrell Williams on Radio 2 with Jo Whiley on 12 June
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