Radiohead’s writer denied the claims by singer Lana Del Rey that it was taking authorized motion over a observe the band says sounds lots like “Creep.”
The writer, Warner/Chappell, informed the Guardian in an announcement that whereas it has been in dialogue with the singer’s representatives since August, no lawsuit has been filed as of but.
“It is clear that the verses of (Del Rey’s tune) Get Free use musical parts discovered within the verses of Creep and we have requested that this be acknowledged in favor of all writers of Creep,” the assertion learn.
Warner/Chappell added that Del Rey’s declare that the band is demanding 100% of the tune’s publishing is fake.
Representatives for Del Rey, 32, didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The “Summertime Unhappiness” singer stated on Twitter Monday that Radiohead was suing her for ripping off their breakthrough hit “Creep” on the closing observe of her newest album “Lust for Life.”
“It is true concerning the lawsuit. Though I do know my tune wasn’t impressed by Creep, Radiohead really feel it was and wish 100% of the publishing,” she wrote. “I provided as much as 40 over the previous couple of months however they’ll solely settle for 100. Their legal professionals have been relentless, so we’ll take care of it in courtroom.”
Del Rey addressed the authorized drama on stage final weekend, telling a Denver crowd that she’s going to proceed to face by the observe, “even when that tune will not be on future bodily releases of the report.”