Radiohead deny sued Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey made headlines when he said that Radiohead were sued her for copyright infringement – but the story just got a little more complicated.

The band editors have disputed his claims, saying that no legal action has been filed against the star.

However, they are looking for a credit of the Del Rey’s song Get it for Free, which they say copies the elements of Radiohead’s Creep.

The story begins on a Sunday, when the Del Rey has confirmed a report in The Sun that Radiohead were sued her.

“Is it true about the cause,” he wrote on Twitter.

Radiohead has rejected his offer of 40% of the song’s publishing royalties, he said, asking the 100%.

“Their lawyers were relentless,” he added, “and then in court.”

The end of the Twitter post by @LanaDelRey

Radiohead’s publisher Warner/Chappell, has since issued a statement to clarify his position.

“It is true that we have been in discussions since August of last year with Lana Del Rey’s representatives,” he said.

“It is clear that the verses of Get the Free use of musical elements found in the verses of the scroll, and we have asked that this be recognized in favour of all the writers of Creep.

“To set the record straight, no cause has been released and Radiohead have said that only accept the 100% of” the publication of breaking free.”
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Radiohead themselves were correctly quoted by The Hollies over Creep similarities with The Air That I breathe.

Ultimately, the case was resolved, and Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood are now listed as co-authors of the piece.

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