Last month, Swift introduced plans to re-record songs from her first six albums after her again catalog was acquired by Braun in a controversial $300 million deal along with her former document label, Big Machine. The pop star had revealed a lengthy Tumblr post in June after information of the sale broke, blasting Braun for his “manipulative bullying” and involvement in conflicts she’s had with Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
Crow, who just lately signed to Big Machine herself, mentioned in a Wednesday look on “Watch What Happens Live” that she hadn’t adopted the Swift/Braun drama intently. Still, she instructed that Swift may must, effectively, relax a bit concerning the sale.
“I signed with a record label 30 years ago, and within five years it became owned by Interscope,” the nine-time Grammy winner mentioned, as seen within the clip beneath. “Then Interscope got bought by Universal … these things, that’s just the way the business goes. It’s totally not unusual for your masters to change hands like 9,000 times.”
“So I don’t know what the big stink was,” she added. “I’m out of the loop. I don’t really know.”
Swift’s accusations have divided the music trade. Many of Braun’s purchasers, together with Bieber and Demi Lovato, got here to his protection. Others, like singers Kelly Clarkson and Halsey, have sympathized with Swift, who has since signed a brand new document take care of Republic Records and Universal Music Group.
Crow, in the meantime, has recently been outspoken concerning the shifting manner music is distributed. In August, she launched her 11th album, “Threads,” that includes collaborations with Brandi Carlile, Stevie Nicks and Chris Stapleton, amongst others.
Though Crow has no plans to retire, she has mentioned “Threads” can be her final full-length album. Looking forward, she plans to give attention to releasing particular person singles and touring as a substitute.
“I’m of the generation of people who actually bought albums,” she told Vanity Fair last month. “It just feels like a nice, neat, and tidy way to wrap up a 30-year-career of the tradition of making full artistic statements, which is basically what I grew up with.”
UPDATE Sept. 12: Crow clarified her remarks in a brief video posted to Twitter.
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