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Old 10th December 2011
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Originally Posted by rack gear View Post
they are most likely within their rights to do BOTH, it's not either/or. it is a rare case where an artist will have complete control over their name in likeness, and nothing the artist does can supersede any other per-existing agreement. if mr.mega truly believes he is within his rights legally, shouldn't he bring the lawsuit? let's see how that goes... I have a feeling the lawyers, execs, managers, etc of universal and those artists are working overtime this weekend. grab the popcorn.
it will be interesting to see- I know if I was an A&R person managing any of those artists accounts I would be apoplectic. And I would make sure everyone in the chain of command above was aware of it too.

But I guess Elvis Costello got away with telling people not to buy his collection this week too though....