Ok I know I JUST reported how Rebecca Black’s “Friday” music video was pulled off YouTube yesterday, but now the hit is back up… but as a Director’s Cut. So you can breathe easy and bump your Friday anthem again. Read what happened after the jump!!
(HP)–The hit was pulled from YouTube as part of a legal squabble between Black’s lawyers and Ark Recording Factory, where Black recorded the song. AsÂ Rolling Stone originally pointed out, Ark is a vanity recording studio that doesn’t really promote its artists, so the dispute is over who has rights to the master recording of the song, as well as publicity rights, which Black’s lawyers say Ark has been exploiting through various channels and products.
Now, though, the video is back through Vevo, a company that profits off online video views. Whether it’s a permanent solution remains to be seen, but the bonus is not only can you watch Rebecca Black’s opus once again, you now get the director’s cut.
“It seems as though Rebecca Black does not have an official Vevo channel at this time, according to a rep,” the site reported. “This channel was not, in fact, created by Vevo. Weâ€™re trying to find out more about the Vevo branding and where the channel came from. Either way, itâ€™s back! Enjoy.”