BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 25: Robin Thicke performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
Fans apparently aren't warming to Robin Thicke's recorded mea culpa to his estranged wife, Paula Patton.

His new "Paula" album, which came out July 1, is pegged for first-week sales of 20-25,000 copies according to Billboard.

That should be enough to get the album into the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, but it's a far cry from last year's "Blurred Lines," which sold 177,000 first-week copies and gave him his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200.

In fact, "Paula" is on track for Thicke's lowest first-week sales since 2007's "The Evolution of Robin Thicke," which sold about 20,000 copies.

This week's version of the chart is due out Wednesday (July 9).

Thicke is currently touring Europe, including a show July 13 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, then returns to the U.S. later this month for a smattering of dates.

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