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Radiohead sues Lana Del Rey for allegedly copying 'Creep'

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has confirmed rock band is filing a lawsuit against her for allegedly lifting their breakthrough single, "Creep".

Speculation was rife over the weekend that the British group was taking action over "Get Free", the final number on the singer's latest LP, 'Lust For Life'.

Del Rey, 32, took to to share the

The "Young and Beautiful" maintained her song was not "inspired" from the song, yet she had offered 40 per cent of the publishing royalties to the group, which they declined.

"It's true about the lawsuit. Although I know my song wasn't inspired by Creep, feel it was and want 100 per cent of the publishing - I offered up to 40 over the last few months but they will only accept 100," she tweeted.

"Their lawyers have been relentless, so we will deal with it in court," added.

According to, Radiohead were sued over similarities of the same song ("Creep") to "The Air That I Breathe" by The Hollies.

and were later named as co-writers for the song and split the royalties with the band.

Radiohead is yet to respond to Del Rey's claims.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:45 IST