of Paris Hilton albums have been tampered with in the latest stunt by “guerrilla artist”
Banksy has replaced Hilton’s CD with his own remixes and given them titles such as
Why am I Famous?, What Have I Done? and What Am I For?
He has also changed pictures of her on the CD sleeve to show the US socialite topless
and with a dog’s head.
A spokeswoman for Banksy said he had doctored 500 copies of her debut album Paris
in 48 record shops across the UK.
She told the BBC News website: “He switched the CDs in store, so he took the old ones
out and put his version in.”
But he left the original barcode so people could buy the CD without realising it had
been interfered with.
“It might be that there will be some people who agree with his
views on the Paris Hilton album” HMV spokesman
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