Sleigh Bells treat Demi Lovato to a copyright infringement lawsuit
After calling out Demi Lovato for copyright infringement on Twitter last year, Sleigh Bells have taken the matter to court.
Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller filed a lawsuit alleging that “Stars,” a bonus track on Lovato’s 2015 album, Confident, rips off “Infinity Guitars” from the duo’s 2010 debut album, Treats.
“A comparison of the two songs reveals that, at the very least, the combination of the hand claps and bass drum, structured as 3 quarter beats and a rest, with the bass drum providing a counter-rhythm to the hand claps, is at least substantially similar in both works,” according to the documents (below) filed in a California district court. “This infringing material repeats throughout the Defendants’ song.” Read more…