Radiohead sues Lana Del Rey for copying 'Creep'

Radiohead sues Lana Del Rey for copying 'Creep'

Radiohead want 100% of the publishing from Lana Del Rey's 'Get Free' track due to alleged copyright infringements.

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Lana Del Rey has confirmed that Radiohead are suing her for allegedly copying one of their songs. 

The rock band claims the singer's single, 'Get Free', off her 2017 album, 'Lust For Life', is very similar to their 1992 classic, 'Creep'.

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Lana took to Twitter to explain the situation. 

"It’s true about the lawsuit. Although I know my song wasn’t inspired by Creep, Radiohead feel it was and want 100% of the publishing," she wrote.

Lana added that Radiohead's lawyers have been "relentless" and are demanding 100% of the song's publishing.

The lawsuit could result in Lana having to remove 'Get Free' from her album.

Radiohead is convinced the track is a rip-off. Listen to both songs below, and let us know what you think in the comments.

Update: Radiohead has denied Lana Del Rey's claims that they are suing her. The band also rubbished claims that they are demanding 100% of publishing. 

"As Radiohead’s music publisher, it’s true that we’ve been in discussions since August of last year with Lana Del Rey’s representatives. It’s clear that the verses of ‘Get Free’ use musical elements found in the verses of ‘Creep’ and we’ve requested that this be acknowledged in favour of all writers of ‘Creep’. To set the record straight, no lawsuit has been issued and Radiohead have not said they “will only accept 100%” of the publishing of ‘Get Free’," Radiohead's publisher said in a statement to Pitchfork.

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