06 Jul '11, 12am

NDP organisers do not have rights to modify Lady Gaga hit for the Fun Pack Song, but are 'working to rectify this'

NDP organisers do not have rights to modify Lady Gaga hit for the Fun Pack Song, but are 'working to rectify this'

The clip of last Saturday's performance of the Fun Pack Song, which modifies the lyrics of Lady Gaga's Bad Romance, has gone viral and been panned by netizens on YouTube. -- PHOTOS: YOUTUBE View more photos THE National Day Parade (NDP) organisers are in a bit of a fix after they modified the lyrics of a Lady Gaga hit to create a song about the parade's goodie bag. They performed the ditty, called the Fun Pack Song, once at last Saturday's rehearsal for the parade, and had planned to repeat it for the pre-parade segment on Aug 9. The clip of the performance of the song, which modifies the lyrics of Lady Gaga's Bad Romance, has gone viral and been panned by netizens on YouTube. Last night, the parade organisers said they had secured the public performance permit for a series of songs, including that hit. 'But we did not realise that the rights obtained did not include right...

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