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Lily Allen Blasts File Sharing And Radiohead

7786554LILY Allen writes for The Times, delivering “my message for big stars who back piracy – ‘It’s all right for established musicians, but file sharing will strangle new talent’.”

Music piracy is having a dangerous effect on British music, but some rich and successful artists such as Nick Mason, of Pink Floyd, and Ed O’Brien, of Radiohead, don’t think so. Last week, they told The Times that file sharing is fine. It probably is for them. They do sell-out arena tours and have the biggest Ferrari collections in the world. For new talent, though, file sharing is a disaster — it makes it harder and harder for new acts to emerge.

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Posted: 16th, September 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1)