Lana Del Rey says her copyright dispute with Radiohead has been settled

Singer previously claimed Radiohead were demanding 100% of the royalties for her song 'Get Free', Radiohead's publishers denied this but did acknowledge they wanted credit

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
Monday 26 March 2018 10:44 BST
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Lana Del Rey has claimed her copyright dispute with Radiohead over her song "Get Free" has been settled.

Earlier this year, the singer said the British rock band were suing her over apparent similarities between "Get Free", from her most recent album Lust For Life, and Radiohead's song "Creep".

She claimed Radiohead had rejected her offer of 40 per cent of the song's royalities and were demanding 100 per cent. However Radiohead's publishers denied taking legal action but confirmed they had asked for a writing credit to be added to the song.

Del Rey appeared to tell fans the dispute was now settled during a show at Lollapalooza festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil, over the weekend, according to the BBC.

After performing "Get Free" in her encore, she reportedly lit a cigarette and told fans: "Now that my lawsuit's over, I guess I can sing that song anytime I want, right?"

The writing credits for "Get Free" had not been updated on the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers [ASCAP] database at the time of writing.

The Independent has contacted representatives for Lana Del Rey and Radiohead to confirm her comments.

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