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Radiohead considers possibility of suing Lana Del Rey for plagiarism

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Radiohead considers possibility of suing Lana Del Rey for plagiarism

A source quoted in a report in the British newspaper “The Sun” says the Radiohead group and singer Lana Del Rey are attempting to amicably settle compensation for possible plagiarism – this, before the band goes to court against the singer.


Singer Thom Yorke and his bandmates saw many similarities between their 1993 hit “Creep” and “Get Free,” the last song from Lana’s latest album, “Lust for Life,” released last July. is credited to the singer, Kieron Menzies and Rick Nowels.


If she decides to give Radiohead credit in “Get Free”, Lana Del Rey will join a team that includes Sam Smith (who eventually had to put Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne as co-authors of their “Stay with me” because of the similarities with ” I Wont back down “, recorded by Petty) and Robin Thicke, whose” Blurred Lines “was so much like Marvin Gaye’s” Got to give it up, “that the late soulman’s family sued him and got the inclusion of his name among the composers of the band.

Curiously, Radiohead was also accused by The Hollies band of plagiarism precisely because of Creep music, because of similarities with The Air that I Breathe, being forced to divide the composition credits with Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood.

Hear the songs below:

“Creep” by Radiohead

Pablo Honey (1993)

“Get Free” by Lana Del Rey
Lust for Life (2017)

“The Air That I Breathe” by The Hollies
Hollies (1974)

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