Allen 'In Trouble' Over Spears Cover

British pop star LILY ALLEN is in hot water with her record company after MARK RONSON played her cover of BRITNEY SPEARS' hit WOMANIZER on his radio show.
The Smile singer recently recorded her own version of Spears' new single and passed it on to her pal Ronson, who aired the record on his weekly New York show on Friday (12Dec08) night.
Fans have since copied the track and posted it online, much to the annoyance of bosses at Allen's EMI record label.
The star has now apologised for the blunder, insisting Ronson should have done more to prevent people from stealing the song.
She writes on her MySpace.com page, "Some of you may be wondering why I covered Womanizer - simple really, I love Britney and I love the song. It wasn't my intention for it to have whizzed round the world like it has.
"Mark Ronson asked me for something no one had heard to play on his radio show, and Womanizer was the only song I had as an attachment on my Blackberry, and I couldn't get home to send him anything else in time.
"I had asked him to talk all over it so it wouldn't get ripped, but he didn't. Thanks Mark - for getting me in serious trouble with my record company."


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