Any individual’s a “Stunning Liar,” consistent with Queen Bey.
Genre-crossing superstar Beyoncé has denied allegations that she misused a pattern of Proper Stated Fred’s “I’m Too Horny” on her latest album.
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter’s seventh album, “Renaissance,” used to be launched to essential acclaim in July and samples iconic space and disco artists. One track, “Alien Celebrity,” includes a riff very similar to the 1991 British pop band Proper Stated Fred’s hit “I’m Too Horny.” While Proper Stated Fred sang, “I’m too attractive for my blouse,” Beyoncé sings, “I’m too stylish for this international” and “I’m too stylish to be touched.” The 2 Fairbrass brothers who make up Proper Stated Fred are credited as songwriters.
However the band has claimed that Beyoncé by no means requested them for permission to make use of their melody. Proper Stated Fred described Beyoncé as “boastful” in a remark made to the British tabloid The Sun on Tuesday.
“Usually the artist approaches us, however Beyoncé didn’t as a result of she is such an boastful individual she simply had most certainly concept ‘come and get me,’ so we heard about it after the truth, whilst you did,” the band mentioned.
Beyoncé’s staff, alternatively, informed Entertainment Weekly that Proper Stated Fred no longer most effective gave permission for the track for use however used to be additionally paid for its utilization.
“The feedback made by way of Proper Stated Fred declaring that Beyoncé used ‘I’m Too Horny’ in ‘Alien Celebrity’ with out permission are inaccurate and extremely disparaging,” the singer’s consultant informed Leisure Weekly on Friday.
“Permission used to be no longer most effective granted for its use, however they publicly spoke in their gratitude for being at the album,” reads the commentary given to Leisure Weekly. Moreover, “Alien Celebrity” doesn’t use any of the sound recordings from “I’m Too Horny,” simply the composition, consistent with the commentary.
And there are receipts to again up Beyoncé’s staff: On July 22, prior to “Renaissance” used to be launched, Right Said Fred’s verified Twitter account wrote, “It’s great to get a writing credit score at the new ‘Beyoncé album.”
“I’m Too Horny” has additionally been sampled in Drake’s “Manner 2 Horny” and Taylor Swift’s “Glance What You Made Me Do.”