Homonymous group agreed to change its name
Singers from One Direction took the news of a favorable decision regarding judicial contest waged against an American band.
The punk group of the same name had sued the finalists of the X Factor and the required amount of $ 1 million (just over U.S. $ 2 million) in damages and breach of copyright.
In turn, the record company Syco, owned by Simon Cowell, also filed in court. However, the issue seems to have had an amicable outcome.
"All parties are pleased with the decision and wish each other success," says a joint statement.
Musicians U.S. confirmed via Facebook: "The Californian band previously known as One Direction, whose albums are labeled 'The Light' and 'Uncharted Shores'" will, from now on, known as 'Uncharted Shores'. "
As a fan of Americans expressed his wish that the band keep its original name, the musicians responded via Twitter: "Well, it was time to move on and do new things!"
Recently, One Direction revealed information about his second studio album, which arrives in November.