Naming Records after Other Artists

Kanye West has again changed the title of his upcoming album, from Swish to Waves:

Nathan Williams, AKA California surf punk band Wavves, responded:

This reminds me of a similar situation in 1977. In January, David Bowie released Low:

Low_(album)

Nick Lowe responded by releasing Bowi . . .

Bowi. . . dropping the final E from Bowie’s name, just as Low had done to his.

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