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Robin Thicke Officially Sued By Marvin Gaye's Family For Copycatting Legendary Songs!

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Looks like his Blurred Lines are about to become clearer to a judge!

In August, Robin Thicke and Pharrell filed a preemptive lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's family, telling them to slow their role with copyright infringement claims!

Unfortunately, the iconic singer's living parts just want to Give It To You, Robin—in the form of a court case!

The famjam filed a counterclaim yesterday, that alleges Thickeyy copied both "Got to Give It Up" (for "Blurred Lines") and "After the Dance" (for "Love After War").

The suit highlights multiple interviews where the seksi singer admits Marvin's singles provided inspiration, even addressing how critics compared the songs similar sounds!

DING DING DING!

It's about to get musically bloody all up in this ring!

We can't wait for the courthouse TKO to play out in full!

P.S. Want to hear the songs they're suing over?!

CLICK HERE to listen to a mashup of the music!

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Smashing Pumpkins Set To Release New Album

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So cool!!!

After a five year hiatus the Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they have a new album in the works and we could not be more excited!

The record, titled Oceania and produced by Billy Corgan, will be out June 18 and is going to be distributed by EMI.

We’ve already marked our calendars.

Have U???

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Smashing Pumpkins Reissuing Classic Albums

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A.K.A. every album they've already released! Ha!

The popular 90's alternative-rock band Smashing Pumpkins is kicking off a three-year program this fall by releasing expanded versions of their breakthrough album Siamese Dream, followed by Gish, and Pisces Iscariot.

Sound familiar? Go check your CD collection because you probably already have them, BUT in case you missed the grunge era, this is a great chance to catch up on your rock history!

The band's frontman and only original member, Billy Corgan, made the announcement with EMI Music on Tuesday.

In what he calls a "groundbreaking deal", Corgan says the band will have full control of the unreleased materials, explaining:

"What makes the deal with EMI groundbreaking is the band has secured the right to all unreleased materials and will be in charge of any additional releases based on our discretion. In essence, the band has the keys to the warehouse and can release whatever we want, when we want it."

Good for them! It's nice to see the musicians holding the power instead of the record company.

Next year, Corgan will reissue the 1995 double album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, the 5-disc boxed set The Aeroplane Flies High, and Adore.

Could this be the beginning of the return of 90's rock? Will Alanis Morissette follow, with Chumbawumba not far behind? Ha!

Are U excited to hear that the Smashing Pumpkins will reissue the old albums?

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Inspiring! Artists Come Together For Japan Charity Album!

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This is truly inspiring! We are very impressed!

Pretty much EVERYONE came together on Songs For Japan, a 38-song album for $9.99…and ALL of the proceeds go directly to Japan relief efforts!

Such an easy and great way to give back to Japan…we're downloading it right now!

We're SO proud of our EMI family for rallying together for this release, which features Katy Perry, David Guetta, Norah Jones, John Lennon, Keith Urban, Lady A, plus a whole list of other incredible artists!

Check it out! (below)

Get Songs For Japan now!

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Macca Gives Beatles Remixers His Blessing

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For those of you who have been contemplating mashing up The Beatles and Britney Spears, but have been too scared, don't worry! Paul McCartney doesn't mind. Hold It Against The Sky With Diamonds can finally become a reality!!!

Despite all types of dramz between EMI and Danger Mouse for his 2006 bootleg Beatles Mash-up The Grey Album, Macca has made it clear that he doesn't have any problem with people remixing The Beatles:

“I didn’t mind when something like that happened with the Grey Album, but the thing was the record company minded. They didn’t like that and they put up a bit of a fuss. But it was like, take it easy guys, it’s a tribute.”

More from Macca:

“There’s so many covers of Beatles songs, whether they are musically good or not, as a composer it’s a tribute. There are certain versions that stand out. Most of the black artists, people like Marvin Gaye (Yesterday) and Ray Charles (Eleanor Rigby). The best thing is having your song regurgitated by someone incredible and thinking, wow, did we write that?”

Right on, Paul! We'll remember that you said this when we're mixing your Beatles with Nicki Minaj.

Sgt. Roman's Lonely Hearts Club Band, anyone???

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