Lana Del Rey announces end of Radiohead lawsuit, sings ‘Get Free’ in Brazil

March 26th, 2018
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Lana Del Rey announced on March 25 that the lawsuit allegedly filed by Radiohead against her is over. Del Rey made the announcement during her performance at the Lollapalooza Sao Paulo 2018 in Brazil and stated: “I mean now that my lawsuit’s over, I guess I can sing that song any time I want, right?”

Lana Del Rey talking about ‘Get Free’

— Lanapedia (@Lanapedia) March 26, 2018

Lana Del Rey confirmed the lawsuit in a tweet last January. According to the singer, Radiohead is suing her for copyright infringement because her song “Get Free” allegedly copied elements from the band’s 1992 hit song “Creep“. She further stated that she offered to give the band 40 percent of the publishing, but they wanted 100 percent.

Watch the singer performing Get Free in Brazil below:

This is my commitment
My modern manifesto
I'm doing it for all of us 🕊️

Lana Del Rey singing 'Get Free' live at Lollapalooza in São Paulo, Brazil on March 25, 2018 😍 #LAtotheMoonTour #LanaDelReyNoMultishow

— Lana Del Rey World (@LanaDelReyWorld) March 26, 2018

Her fans took to Twitter after the news made the rounds online:

Put Lana Del Rey taking a drag on her cigarette and fucklessly shrugging off her Radiohead lawsuit on my tombstone.

— Bradley Stern (@MuuMuse) March 26, 2018

Get free is the best song Lana’s ever written. She’s put the most work into it in regards to the lawsuit, and now that’s she’s rightfully won the battle, she’s gets to sing it anytime she wants. Congrats @LanaDelRey I love you

— 𝕬𝖓𝖍𝖆𝖗 (@CYB3L3) March 26, 2018

It seems that Lana Del Rey has won her lawsuit against Radiohead. Now she can sing “Get Free” 🕊

— Lana Del Rey Latest (@DelReyLatest) March 26, 2018

On the other hand, Radiohead’s music publisher Warner/Chappell denied that the band sued the singer for “Get Free.”

“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,” a spokesman for the company said.

“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 favor 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.’”

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