The two bands became embroiled in the conflict after bosses at Tambourine Studios, which handles both parties' finances, allegedly transferred money from The Cardigans to The Hives to boost their accounts.
According to Afp, Tambourine executives regularly transfer money from acts with high liquidity to others that are less well off, but The Hives had argued they were never informed the cash was a loan from the Lovefool hitmakers.
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Tom Jones has recorded a single with Jack White for the former White Stripes frontman's Third Man record label .
The 'It's Not Unusual' crooner has re-recorded a version of his 2002 song 'Jezebel' with the former White Stripes frontman Jack for his Third Man record label.
The song will be backed with Tom's version of blues singer Howlin' Wolf's track 'Evil (Is Going On)' and the record will be released as part of Jack's 'Blue' series, which has pressed one-off seven inch records by a diverse range of artists from blues greats such as Blind Willie McTell to rap group Insane Clown Posse.
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Welsh crooner Tom Jones has revealed he has been in talks with 'Mr Brightside' hitmakers The Killers about the possibility of collaborating in the future.
The legendary Welsh singer - who is soon set to release the album 'Praise and Blame' - revealed he has been in talks with the band's frontman Brandon Flowers about the possibility of working together in the future.
He told NME.com: "I've spoken to Brandon Flowers. He said he admired what I'd done in my career. There's a connection there because he's from Las Vegas, and of course I've performed there so many times over the years."
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Singer Katy Perry wanted to call her latest album 'Teenage Dream' after being able to fulfill hers.
Katy Perry called her album 'Teenage Dream' in tribute to her youthful ambitions.
The 'California Gurls' singer picked the title because it is a reminder of her own hopes as a teenager and also because she wrote the track which gives its name to the LP close to her childhood home.
She told MTV news: "I want to call it Teenage Dream because there's a song on the record called that and I wrote that song in Santa Barbara and it was a very pure moment for me, because that's where I'm from.
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Katy Perry listened to ABBA and The Cardigans while recording her her new album and she hopes the LP will make ''people bounce up and down''.
The 'Hot N Cold' hitmaker - whose second album is due to be released in the summer - gave songwriter Lukasz 'Dr. Luke' Gottwald a mixtape with the Swedish pop legends' songs and "lots of 90s stuff" which had influenced her, so they could craft songs to make "people bounce up and down".
Katy, 25, told Hitfix.com: "The new album is going to be more groove driven and be about making people dance because when I went on tour, as much as I love all the in-between songs, I felt I was missing some of the stuff that made people bounce up and down and I really love that feeling when people are all jumping in unison."
Continue reading: Katy Perry Makes Abba Album
Katy Perry has splashed out on a jewel-encrusted electronic dictionary because she loves words so much.
Katy Perry loves dictionaries.
The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer is obsessed with discovering different words, and recently splashed out on a jewel-encrusted lexicon to quench her thirst for knowledge.
She wrote on Twitter: "went to pick up a new electronic pocket dictionary (big fan of words and their meaning) I asked to get it bedazzled... am I CRAZY? Yes (sic)."
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Katy Perry wants her new record to have a Scandinavian influence with ''beat and movement''.
Katy Perry wants to make music people can "hold hands and roller-skate to".
The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer says she is already putting together ideas for the follow-up to 'One For The Boys' and revealed she has been inspired by Scandinavian pop.
She said: "I'm kind of thinking I want to do my record like a mesh between 'Lovefool' by The Cardigans and 'The Sign' by Ace of Base. I want to make songs that people want to hold hands and roller-skate to."
Continue reading: Katy Perry's Scandinavian Songs
The Cardigans frontwoman Nina Persson has ruled out a collaboration with legendary rocker Neil Young, fearing she'd lose control of her bowels if she ever met her hero.
The Lovefool singer has pledged never to work in the studio with any of her musical idols, because the enormity of such an event would make her "freak out".
She says, "I've been spoiled because so many interesting people have asked me to collaborate with them. I don't want to meet my biggest heroes, though.
"I don't want to work with Neil Young. If he asked me to collaborate with him, I'd poop my pants and freak out, but I wouldn't do it. I want to keep some things scared."