Amanda Palmer asks via song to get dropped by record label

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Clay Aiken, The Shins and Lady Sovereign have all waved a graceful goodbye to their labels in the recent past, but Amanda Palmer seems determined to cause a scene before she kicks Roadrunner Records to the curb. And this is your classic Blair Waldorf kind of scandal, malicious and brilliant, except instead of tweeting to her neighborhood Gossip Girl, Palmer is calling the label out onstage, in song.

Palmer (of Dresden Dolls fame) went public with her disdain for Roadrunner's umbrella label, Warner, when the company claimed YouTube owed them money and then pulled their videos off the online sharing site. At the end of 2008, she said, "Did I mention that being on a major label is starting to seem like...not such a grand idea?"

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