Lana Del Rey sued by Radiohead

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Lana Del Rey explained on Twitter that she has offered Radiohead 40% of the song's publishing royalties, but the band's lawyers are determined to fight for 100%.

Del Rey previously stated that Radiohead's lawyers have been "relentless", and the band has demanded 100 percent of the publishing from her track. "So we will deal with it in court".

"As Radiohead's music publisher, it's true that we've been in discussions since August of previous year with Lana Del Rey " s representatives", the statement reads.

Today Radiohead publisher Warner/Chappell has released a statement denying the lawsuit, but confirming that they are seeking writing credits. As far as Radiohead's publisher Warner/Chappell Music is concerned, however, this drama hasn't actually gotten legal yet. She even said that this legal drama could force her to cut the song from the album.

If the court does find that copying took place, it must then be satisfied that an important part of Creep has been copied.

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Many, including singer Boy George, pointed out that Radiohead were accused of lifting the melody and chord progression for Creep from the song The Air That I Breathe, most famously recorded by pop/rock band The Hollies in the 1970s. So, this could mean that depending on the outcome of this situation, Hammond and Hazlewood could potentially also receive songwriting credits on "Get Free".

Read Lana Del Rey's original tweet below.

"Although I know my song wasn't inspired by Creep, Radiohead feel it was and want 100% of the publishing".

It has to be said, there are similarities between the two songs.

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