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Radiohead Has Strong Case in Lana Del Rey Copyright Dispute, Lawyers Say

January 8, 2018Media Mention
Variety

Radiohead has a strong argument that Lana Del Rey’s song “Get Free” infringes on their hit song “Creep,” according to several attorneys who specializing in music copyright law.

To win a copyright infringement suit, the band’s lawyers would have to persuade a jury that Del Rey’s song is “substantially similar” to “Creep,” both qualitatively and quantitatively.

“I would say this case does cross the line,” said Bill Hochberg, an attorney at Greenberg Glusker. “This Lana Del Rey song is way too close to what is a rather unusual set of chord changes and a very distinctive melody line.”

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