07 Jul '11, 5am

The ditty's lyricist, Mr Haresh Sharma, who scripted the NDP musical and three other songs, said he stands by his...

ORGANISERS of this year's National Day Parade (NDP) may have flouted copyright laws after they modified the lyrics of a Lady Gaga hit to create a song about its goodie bag, said lawyers yesterday. The Fun Pack Song rips off Lady Gaga's Bad Romance by using the tune but substituting lyrics that celebrate the items inside the pack such as Newater, biscuits and sweets. Mr Lam Chung Nian, an intellectual property lawyer, pointed out that the song has a few lines that duplicate the lyrics of Bad Romance. If the lyrics of the NDP version were completely different, issues of infringement would have been less clear, said Mr Lam, a partner at a local law firm. 'In this case, they reproduced a couple of lines that remind people of and draw attention to the original lyrics,' he added. For instance, the lyrics 'you know that I want you, and you know that I need you' appear in both Bad...

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NDP organisers may have flouted copyright laws after they modified lyrics of Lady Gaga hit to create the Fun Pack Song

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straitstimes.com 06 Jul '11, 11pm

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blog.dk.sg 07 Jul '11, 1am

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No Fun Pack Song at NDP 2011

channelnewsasia.com 08 Jul '11, 1pm

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(CNA|sg) NDP theme song unveiled

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channelnewsasia.com 06 Jul '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Organisers of the National Day Parade (NDP) unveiled on Wednesday the cast of the NDP show, as well as the them...

NDP trying to secure rights to perform modified...

todayonline.com 07 Jul '11, 8am

SINGAPORE - National Day Parade (NDP) organisers are trying to secure the rights to perform a modified version of Lady Gag...

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Fun Pack Song got axed for National Day Parade ...

sgcafe.com 08 Jul '11, 7pm

There is no Fun Pack Song in the coming National Day Parade for Singapore as organizers did not get obtain the relevant ri...

Reporter asking Lady Gaga about NDP Fun Pack Song at press conference interrupted by emcee, has microphone taken away

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straitstimes.com 07 Jul '11, 11pm

'This is one of my favourite cities in the whole world... I was inspired by each and every city that I went to and the fan...

The infamous "fun pack song" is pulled out from...

sg.news.yahoo.com 07 Jul '11, 3am

The NDP theme songs of the past, such as 'Count on Me Singapore', 'Stand Up for Singapore' etc were great compositions whi...

[CNA] NDP organisers pull back modified version...

channelnewsasia.com 06 Jul '11, 10am

SINGAPORE : National Day Parade (NDP) organisers said they are now trying to secure the rights to perform a modified versi...

#Plea from S'porean in #UAE: Use local songs for #NDP, instead of #crappy foreign ones

#Plea from S'porean in #UAE: Use local songs fo...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 07 Jul '11, 4am

, a Singaporean living in the United Arab Emirates, hopes that the National Day Parade organisers will consider using loca...

NDP organisers say they'll drop the Fun Pack Song, but Lady Gaga herself thinks the changed lyrics are 'great'

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straitstimes.com 08 Jul '11, 10pm

Lady Gaga performing at a private showcase on Thursday. The singer responded with 'that's wonderful' when told the Fun Pac...

Why do we even need a fun pack song?

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straitstimes.com 08 Jul '11, 8am

The fun packs for 2011 National Day Parade (NDP). Some Singaporeans whom RazorTV spoke to gave mixed comments when asked w...

Of fun packs and notoriously viral Singapore songs – The UrbanWire: The Fun Pack Song, which drew ire and disdai...

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theurbanwire.com 07 Jul '11, 9am

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blog.dk.sg 06 Jul '11, 2am

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Netizens create parodies of ‘Fun Pack Song’ | What’s buzzing? - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

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sg.news.yahoo.com 08 Jul '11, 10am

Netizens dubbed the popular "Hitler video" to the context of the NDP fun pack song. (Screencap) Netizens are finding creat...