• “Electric Avenue” Singer Eddy Grant Sues Donald Trump Over Campaign Video

    4 monthes ago - By Stereogum

    Eddy Grant - the musician behind the nearly chart-topping 1983 hit "Electric Avenue" - is suing Donald Trump and his campaign for copyright infringement. As Billboard reports, Trump's campaign used "Electric Avenue" in a video that was posted online and shared from Trump's Twitter account last month. More »
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  • ‘Electric Avenue' Singer Sues Trump Campaign for Copyright Infringement: Exclusive

    ‘Electric Avenue' Singer Sues Trump Campaign for Copyright Infringement: Exclusive

    4 monthes ago - By Billboard

    Singer Eddy Grant filed a copyright lawsuit against Pres. Donald Trump 's campaign on Tuesday over a campaign video that his lawyers say illegally uses the singer's iconic 1983 song “Electric Avenue.”
    The suit is tied to a bizarre animated ad posted on Twitter by Trump's campaign on Aug. 12 which depicts a cartoon version of Trump's White House rival, former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden, driving an old-fashioned train car while a speeding train that says “Trump Pence” and “KAG 2020″ zips through a desolate town.
    There is no context for the use of the song, which plays as the...
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