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Radiohead Sues Lana Del Rey For Using Their Song ‘Creep’ Tpo Make Her ‘Get Free’ Single

Radiohead suing Lana Del Ray for Creep

Radiohead is suing singer Lana Del Rey, claiming her song “Get Free” is a ripoff of their 1992 hit “Creep.”

Del Rey confirmed in a tweet that she was facing a lawsuit:

The songs share a similar — though common — chord progression.

Radiohead previously faced a lawsuit over “Creep” due to similarities with The Hollies’ 1974 song “The Air That I Breathe,” which was written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood. The songs also shared a similar chord progression.

After an out-of-court settlement, Hammond and Hazlewood were listed as co-writers of “Creep” on Radiohead’s Pablo Honey album, Pitchfork reported. Radiohead also had to pay royalties to The Hollies.

You can compare Del Rey’s “Get Free” and Radiohead’s “Creep” below:

 

By Mary Papenfuss

 

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