Earlier this week reported that major corporations selling out your favourite musicians which generated some pretty nasty heat, and sadly this shit has continued, this time one of our very own punk icons has fallen victim to a major US department store.
Brody Dalle, one of our nation’s finest musical exports, has found a rather shocking image of herself in the US chain store Macy’s, as Musicfeeds points out.
The ‘Rat Race’ singer was out shopping two days ago when she discovered that a stencilling of her head sporting a mohawk circa the days of The Distillers had been used on the walls and mirrors of Macy’s Department store in promotion of their current clothing campaign Fashion Rocks, of course, without her permission.
Extremely pissed off, Dalle instantly took a photo and uploaded it to her various social media accounts writing, “Here I am selling at Macy’s crappy fashion rocks campaign without being asked. Macy’s doesn’t ask they just STEAL.”
Dalle’s tirade does end here, she then peppered Macy’s official Twitter account “London Calling is one of the most revered punk rock records of all time, that photo by Pennie Smith is one of the most iconic,” she said. “@Macys i wonder if the clash would like to sell your crappy campaign ? Paul Simonon is smashing his bass in the background” before saying Macy’s next campaign should be entitled “stealing rocks.”
Firing one last shot at the department store, Dalle tweeted “Lucky for you I sent a cease and desist before you rolled out your nation wide “fashion rocks” campaign eh?”
Macy’s are yet to respond to Dalle’s complaints, which could be the start of something of epic proportions considering the amount of online stores that presently sell her punk rock image.
Here I am selling @Macys crappy fashion rocks campaign without being asked. @Macy‘s doesn’t ask they just STEAL. pic.twitter.com/sKUM0nZb6E
— Brody Dalle (@BrodyDalle) January 7, 2015
Beware big corporate assholes ie: Macy’s and Bloomingdales – my name is Brody Dalle and this is me , you cannot use my image for your shitty campaigns ever. Period. @macys
A photo posted by Brody Dalle-Homme (@nerdjuice79) on