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I must be out of the dad-rock loop, cuz it didn't occur to me until yesterday how similar the intros of Tom Petty's "American Girl" and the Strokes' "Last Nite" are (the shuffly drums, the one-note guitar, the 4-5 thing in the bass).

Other examples of songs sounding (partially or entirely) like other songs?

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 19:52 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The Jam's "Start" is a xerox of the Beatles' "Taxman"

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Monday, 9 September 2002 19:55 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Elastica's "Waking Up" is mysteriously simillar to the Stranglers' "No More Heroes".

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Monday, 9 September 2002 19:55 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Elastica's "Waking Up"

*obligatory post about Elastica/Wire connection*

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 19:57 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Sloan's "She Means What She Says" = The Nazz "Open My Eyes"

Mr Noodles (Mr Noodles), Monday, 9 September 2002 19:58 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

That one White Stripes song has the same "oh-oh-oh-oh" vocal line as "Middle of the Road" by the Pretenders. That band Gaunt had a song which took a similar vocal line from a Naked Raygun song. Melissa Etheridge's voice sounds like Steve Perry's to me. And the list goes on and on.

hstencil, Monday, 9 September 2002 19:59 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"Do Ya" = "Fox on the Run."

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 20:02 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

I'm not sure if this is dedicated to intentional or unintentional soundalike moments, but Man Or Astro-Man's "Nitrous Burn Out" incorporates a bit of the solo from Van Halen's "Panama" somewhere along the halfway mark.

Nate Patrin, Monday, 9 September 2002 20:03 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"Her Head's Revolving" by the Three O'Clock is also a rip on "Open My Eyes" by the Nazz.

"Last" by Nine Inch Nails (on the BROKEN e.p.) recalls Queen's "Fight from the Inside" (down to a stolen riff). Trent's a big Queen fan, allegedly.

The first note of Cheap Trick's "Stop This Game" (on ALL SHOOK UP) is a slow fade-in that is purportedly the last note of SGT.PEPPER's.

The Sex Pistols' "Holidays in the Sun" ripped off The Jam's "In the City"

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Monday, 9 September 2002 20:03 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

I think the "oh oh-o-o-o" bit in Morrissey's 'Suedehead' (between the two "I'm so sorry"s) is very similar to the "oh oh-o-o-o" in the Pretenders' 'Back in the Chain Gang'. I know some people who disagree, though, which is annoying.

Eyeball Kicks, Monday, 9 September 2002 20:06 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

There's a bit in Happy Monday's "Loose Fit" that sounds exactly like "no more more mr nice guy" by Alice Cooper.

jel -- (jel), Monday, 9 September 2002 20:12 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The Flaming Lips' Fight Test sounds just like Cat Stevens' Father and Son.
The piano on Spoon's All the Pretty Girls Go To the City is a lot like that Edwin McCain song Never Met a Girl Like You Before (is that what it's called?).

lou, Monday, 9 September 2002 21:23 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Soul Decision's 'Ooh it's kinda crazy' and George Michael's Faster Love

Kim (Kim), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:33 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Oh, I love these. There's a ton of I-IV-V and "Sweet Jane" songs, of course. Bridge/chorus on "More Than A Feeling" = intro to "Smells Like Teen Spirit", for one.
Van M's "Caravan" = Counting Crows "Mr. Jones" sha la la la la la la
"TVC-15" = "We Are All Made Of Stars"
Iggy's "Search & Destroy" + Blur's "Song 2" = Hives "Hate To Say"
ooh, I know I've got more in my head, lemme think....

("Girl Like You" was Edwyn Collins, who's not shitty)

teeny (teeny), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:35 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Back in '88 I was struck by how the chorus of Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" resembled that of Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name". Up through the years, I've tried to convince people of this likeness, usually without success... until I found, earlier this year, that Orbital have done a live version of "Halcyon" merging the two. Hah! Vindicated!

OleM (OleM), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:44 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Silence Kit by Pavement sounds like Rollercoaster by Buddy Holly

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:57 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The start of LCD Soundsystem's Beat Connection sounds exactly like the start of The Powerpuff Girls' Love Makes Thw Rold Go Round and is exactly one-sixth as good.

Graham (graham), Monday, 9 September 2002 22:01 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Back in '88 I was struck by how the chorus of Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" resembled that of Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name".

I hear a slight resemblance between the choruses of "Heaven is a Place on Earth" and Starz's "So Young, So Bad." Maybe it's just the chord changes.

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:07 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The bridge late in the Chili Peppers "Give it Away" sounds an awful lot like Sabbath's "Sweet Leaf".

I'm sure there are several other "Sweet Leaf" rip-offs that I can;t think of right now.

Dave Beckhouse, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:16 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

I noticed the Bon Jovi/Belinda Carlisle connection a couple years ago, while trying to playing Bon Jovi on the piano and accidentally coming out with Belinda Carlisle.

This is Smoke on the Water: Dun dun DUN, dun dun DUN-DUNN
This is Cat Scratch Fever: Dun dun DUN, dun-dun DUN

And hey, did anyone notice the resemblances between "Ice Ice Baby" and "Under Pressure"?

My name is Kenny, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:18 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The Rolling Stone's "Anybody Seen My Baby" and KD Lang's "Constant Craving".

Slump Man (Slump Man), Monday, 9 September 2002 22:35 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Coldplay's "Yellow" just *is* Ride's "OX4" - I've been utterly convinced of this from the moment I first heard the former but nobody listens to me...you can sing one to the other and everything!

Charlie, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:42 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"So I figure we can scrape up an intro riff to this 'Ruby Soho' song by just tweaking an old Clash song."
"But that's what we always do!"
"Well people won't notice if it's one that nobody really knows. Like 'One Emotion' maybe."
"You're brilliant! Boy, I'm glad I left Operation Ivy for this!"

Nate Patrin, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:46 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

And hey, did anyone notice the resemblances between "Ice Ice Baby" and "Under Pressure"?

You're shitting me. :-)

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:48 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The riffs of Black Sabbath's "Hole in the Sky" and Blondie's "Call Me" and Blue Oyster Cult's "The Revenge of Vera Gemini."

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:54 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The flamenco-guitar on Black Sabbath's "Don't Start (Too Late)" and Guns 'n' Roses' "Double Talkin' Jive."

(Sorry. Listening to Sabotage at the moment.)

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:57 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Nirvana's "All Apologies" => Pixies "Levitate me"

Mr Noodles (Mr Noodles), Monday, 9 September 2002 23:00 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Shakira - Underneath Your Clothes
The Bangles - Eternal Flame
timing is slightly different but the verse is alomst exactly the same melody. I've tried to mix them together.


dsico

dsico (dsico), Monday, 9 September 2002 23:30 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Speaking of Sabbath, "Dramamine" by Sebadoh (a Jake L song) cops a riff midway through from, damn, I think a breakdown in "Supernaut"?

(Not listening to Sab right now.)

wl, Monday, 9 September 2002 23:31 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

moonblood "midnight" = burzum "det som engang var"

more terribly, the offspring's "get a job" and "o bla di o bla da" by the beatles have very similar choruses (try singing one over the other sometime, it's horrifying).

brian (yournullfame), Monday, 9 September 2002 23:43 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

And hey, did anyone notice the resemblances between "Ice Ice Baby" and "Under Pressure"?

No, ice ice baby is "din din din di-di din doonn" and under pressure is "din din din di-di din din". fucks sake.

naked as sin, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 00:28 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

George Washington and the Cherry Pickers' "Crisco Party" is basically "Wipeout" + vocals - drum solo.

James Blount, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 03:59 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Manics' "Roses In The Hospital" and Bowie's "Sound And Vision", although that sounds more like a semi-conscious "tribute" than either a cynical deliberate steal (cf. Oasis's early Beatles/T Rex theft) or an accidental appropriation (cf. Coldplay/Ride, probably and against my better judgement)...

Charlie, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 04:03 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

I was just listening to "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush. It took me quite a while to figure out of what it was reminding me strongly, and it turned out to be "Paint a Vulgar Picture" by The Smiths. The way they both can't seem to settle into anything...

Furthermore, for the record: an obvious choice, perhaps, but Pulp's "A Little Soul" and Smokey R. and the M.'s "The Tracks of My Tears".

Captain Sleep (Captain Sleep), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 06:16 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

When The Czar's "Song to the Siren" starts out, I always think it's Mogwai's "Yes! I am far away from home."

Leee, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 06:34 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"Bring Me Edelweiss" was a "S.O.S." knock-off. Gert Wilden's "Dirty Beat" nicks Zep's "Heartbreaker".

James Blount, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 06:38 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

too many Stereolab songs to mention.

James Blount, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 06:40 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

naughty by nature feat. 3lw - feels good to you = fat joe feat. ja rule & ashanti - what's luv?

minna (minna), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 07:11 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Doesn't Ice Ice Baby actually sample Under Pressure?

tigerclawskank, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 08:23 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Cracker's "Low" = Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man"
Radiohead's "Creep" = the Hollies' "The Air that I Breathe"
Go-Betweens' "Karen" = Patti Smith's "Dancing Barefoot"
Pere Ubu's "Final Solution" + "Heart of Darkness" = Blue Cheer's version of "Summertime Blues"
Bowie's "Jean Genie" = Yardbirds' version of "I'm a Man"
Prince's "2 Nigs United from West Compton" = Glenn Miller's "Pennsylvania 6-5000"

dave225 (Dave225), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 10:50 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

BTW, done already.

dave225 (Dave225), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 10:52 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

the strokes' "last nite" crops up the jam's "town called malice".
and what's the other song in their album that has the same structure and bassline than iggy pop's "the passenger"?

joan vich (joan vich), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 11:06 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

X-Press 2 ft David Byrne "Lazy" is a total rip off of Frankie Knuckles & David Morales ft. Alison Limerick "Where Love Lives".

Other than that, the similarity of the intro to Cast's "Fine Time" and Guns'n'Roses "Paradise City" could be pretty confusing at indie discos in the mid-ninties, just when you're ready to blow the whistle and rock out with Axl, Izzy and Slash you get, "What's it all about? Do you really want to know..."

Shit.

Stephen Burrows (steveeeeeeeee), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 11:50 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"The bridge late in the Chili Peppers "Give it Away" sounds an awful lot like Sabbath's "Sweet Leaf""

I'm sure that's no accident, given Rick Rubin's appreciation for old school metal.

The Manic Street Preachers' "If You Tolerate This Than Your Children Will Be Next" was alleged to have ripped off the Stranglers' "Duchess," but I find that a bit of a stretch.....and I'm a much bigger fan of the Stranglers than I'll ever be of the Manics.

Then, of course, Nirvana stole the riff from Killing Joke's "Eighties" for "Come as You Are." Little known fact is that my beloved Killing Joke stole that very same riff from the Damned's "Life Goes On" (on the STRAWBERRIES album).

Big Black's "L Dopa" off SONGS ABOUT FUCKING is virtually indistiguishable from Killing Joke's "the Wait".

The Germs' "No God" ripps the opening riff off of Yes' "Roundabout," but that's more willfull desecration rather than theft (despite the fact that guitarist Pat Smear is an unapologetic Yes fan).

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 11:57 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The Cult swiped (via a sample) the ominous "buzz buzz buzz buzz" intro from Killing Joke's "Requiem" for the bridge in "The Witch" (originally on the soundtrack to the roundly derided cartoon, "Cool World"). Being the lovable bastards they are, despite being old touring mates, Killing Joke sued The Cult for it, and the sample was stricken from all other versions that have since been released (HIGH OCTANE CULT, etc.)

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 12:01 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

I was home sick yesterday, watched a Conan O'Brian rerun on Comedy Central and ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead was on, playing "Relative Ways," and I'll be damned if the main guitar riff (during the verses) doesn't rip the vocal melody from "On Broadway."

Nick A., Tuesday, 10 September 2002 12:12 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

the Action Time - comedown blues steals the "ooh ooh"s from Manics - Motown Junk

Jens (brighter), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 16:49 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

The White Stripes "Hotel Yorba" is a Country Joe and the Fish song, note for note, and even word for word at times. I don't know the name of the Country Joe song, but it goes "1,2,3, what are we fighting for, don't ask me I don't give a damn, next stop is Vietnam, and it's 5,6,7, open up the pearly gates" and could someone PLEASE tell me the name of this song? It fits so perfectly it's frightening.

Oh, and dancing at Mother to retro-ironic white trash trailer rock last night, I realised that there's a Sloan song which is Foghat's Slow Ride down to a T, but I can't remember which one it is.

kate, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 18:47 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

Country Joe: "Feel like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag" I'll die if I have to hear it again. It's kind of a traditional folk song, so I wouldn't credit Country Joe McDonald.

dave225 (Dave225), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 18:50 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

"Vicious" by Lou Reed steals from "Maggie May" by Rod Stewart. I can't even listen to the Lou Reed song without "MM"'s lyrics taking Reed's place.

Butthole Surfers' "Human Cannibal" is "The Rose" by Bette Middler. Sing along. "Some say love..."; it's eerie.

I'm blanking right now....

Vic Funk, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 20:13 (fifteen years ago) Permalink

LA Trance off the new Four Tet is just killing me - it reminds me very vividly of another song (or maybe two or three - it's melodic progression feels very familiar) but I can't place it. Anyone have the same feeling?

octobeard, Wednesday, 11 October 2017 19:40 (four months ago) Permalink

There's a mention of Carole King's 'Sweet Seasons' upthread but it's the wrong mention because the correct answer is clearly Sonic Youth's 'Winner's Blues'.

― Say, I Heard You Had a Quarrel With Your Best Girl (Old Lunch), Thursday, August 10, 2017 9:30 AM (two months ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I always assumed this was an intentional homage; I mean it even borrows some of the "Sweet Seasons" lyrics.

Lee626, Wednesday, 11 October 2017 22:07 (four months ago) Permalink

McCartney's Coming Up?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92wCPfqyVbg

MaresNest, Monday, 23 October 2017 15:15 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdpnTQ_BxEc

Hmm...

Josh in Chicago, Monday, 23 October 2017 15:32 (three months ago) Permalink

"Winterlong" by the Smashing Pumpkins vs. "It Gets More Blue" by Girlpool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDComu7uDVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PRIyi8OIgI

flappy bird, Monday, 23 October 2017 20:36 (three months ago) Permalink

LA Trance off the new Four Tet is just killing me - it reminds me very vividly of another song (or maybe two or three - it's melodic progression feels very familiar) but I can't place it. Anyone have the same feeling?

― octobeard, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:40 PM (two weeks ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Not an answer - but exactly the same for another track. The chord sequence in Lindstrom's Tensions - the one that comes in around 2:38 - is exactly like something very familiar but I can't for the life of me figure out what.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crtW2oERTig

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:58 (three months ago) Permalink

Papa Won't Leave You Henry by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds keeps reminding me of Young Guns Go For It by Wham.

giraffe, Monday, 6 November 2017 09:19 (three months ago) Permalink

Rolling Stones - 'Angie' vs Eagles 'Hotel California'
Olly Murs - 'Dear Darlin'' vs Flaming Lips 'Do You Realize?'

Fox Mulder, FYI (dog latin), Monday, 6 November 2017 11:55 (three months ago) Permalink

Ummm, not one specific Kate Bush song, it does have the weird choppy vocal effect from Waking The Witch, but damn...!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYxWZS975e0

MaresNest, Monday, 6 November 2017 22:05 (three months ago) Permalink

At least I can't pin it down to just one, perhaps I'm wrong.

MaresNest, Monday, 6 November 2017 22:06 (three months ago) Permalink

octo, i can't pin down la trance but it heavily reminds me of autechre

Week of Wonders (Ross), Monday, 6 November 2017 22:15 (three months ago) Permalink

xp sounds more like sparks to me

kinder, Monday, 6 November 2017 22:22 (three months ago) Permalink

Dua Lipa - New Rules vs Jennifer Paige - Crush

The opening verses for both songs sound the same. Every time I hear the Dua Lipa one, the crush verse gets stuck in my head.

This guy makes a mashup even so guess I’m not the only one hearing it: https://youtu.be/HbfLUJfSL6E

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 6 November 2017 23:10 (three months ago) Permalink

It only works for the opening verse tho, the choruses are very different to work.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Monday, 6 November 2017 23:10 (three months ago) Permalink

Verses remind me of Eno's "Baby's on Fire"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JA6YdABmSDY

Josefa, Tuesday, 7 November 2017 06:52 (three months ago) Permalink

opening of "i believe" by mbv is a great tribute to "i wanna be your dog"

brimstead, Sunday, 12 November 2017 01:04 (three months ago) Permalink

or yknow they're 'taking it a 'nother level'

brimstead, Sunday, 12 November 2017 01:05 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvs20Ez_cr8&list=PLDFB01201DA196DE4

.34 onwards I get this mashed with "Los Ageless" in my mind

Week of Wonders (Ross), Wednesday, 15 November 2017 02:08 (three months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os_ewEA-BP4

sorry

Week of Wonders (Ross), Wednesday, 15 November 2017 02:09 (three months ago) Permalink

the intro of "a surgeon" by st. vincent is a play on "you only live twice"

Week of Wonders (Ross), Friday, 17 November 2017 06:00 (three months ago) Permalink

Rolling Stones "Monkey Man" intro
Damien Jurado "Magic Number"

And I'm into it because the Monkey Man intro is great and I could listen to it forever.

The Fortnightly Intruder (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Sunday, 26 November 2017 11:53 (two months ago) Permalink

“Government Center,” by The Modern Lovers sounds like “I Think We’re Alone Now,” by Tommy James and the Shondells. D’oh!

Modern Zounds in Undiscovered Country (James Redd and the Blecchs), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 23:02 (two months ago) Permalink

Don’t know why Rubinoos cover version didn’t tip me off decades earlier, maybe their arrangement is different

Modern Zounds in Undiscovered Country (James Redd and the Blecchs), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 23:02 (two months ago) Permalink

Faust "Liebeswehen 2"
Belle and Sebastian "Sleep The Clock Around"

Woon... Doopee Time (FlopsyDuck), Wednesday, 6 December 2017 02:22 (two months ago) Permalink

New Order "We All Stand"
Traffic "The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys"

The Fortnightly Intruder (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Friday, 8 December 2017 12:46 (two months ago) Permalink

Phoebe Bridgers "Scott Street"
Zwan "Cast a Stone"

this one is more ambiguous/elusive than a straight melodic similarity

flappy bird, Friday, 8 December 2017 17:57 (two months ago) Permalink

why does the chorus of Suede's 'Saturday Night' sound so much like Eric Clapton's 'Wonderful Tonight'? is Brett Anderson an asshole?

jesus and figs and science and the foo fighters (unregistered), Monday, 11 December 2017 22:08 (two months ago) Permalink

Also 'song for guy' by Elton John, but think that's already been the subject of another ILX thread

kinder, Monday, 11 December 2017 22:45 (two months ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKIXnjArTBw

dead ringer for hella good by no doubt

In a slipshod style (Ross), Thursday, 14 December 2017 06:28 (two months ago) Permalink

The Smiths "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side" ("Still they don't believe me") = Lit "My Own Worst Enemy" ("Sleeping with my clothes on")

timellison, Wednesday, 20 December 2017 19:18 (one month ago) Permalink

the end of Elvis Costello's "Party Girl" sounds like the end of "You Never Give Me Your Money". the part where they sing "One two three four five six seven all good children go to heaven".

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Friday, 22 December 2017 04:10 (one month ago) Permalink

^An oldie but goodie. There is also Eddie Palmieri's "Una Rosa Española" with a section that is a Spanish language version of that ending. Was going to say it was from his White Album, but I misremembered, it is really from The Sun of Latin Music.

Burru Men Meet Burryman ina Wicker Man (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 22 December 2017 12:23 (one month ago) Permalink

some things just stick in your mind by vashti bunyan is a total rip of how many roads by dylan

kolakube (Ross), Friday, 22 December 2017 14:48 (one month ago) Permalink

“I Really Need Love,” by The Bees sounds like Marshall Crenshaw’s “Someday, Someway.”

Steely Rodin (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 25 December 2017 04:13 (one month ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Hosier take me to church is a rip of helter skelter just slower

kolakube (Ross), Wednesday, 10 January 2018 03:46 (one month ago) Permalink

https://youtu.be/0wQnqvvIhfU
Part at 1:30 strongly reminds of Siberian Khartu

IF (Terrorist) Yes, Explain (man alive), Saturday, 20 January 2018 00:28 (four weeks ago) Permalink

of Montreal's "Imbecile Rages" has a big melodic lick from "Desolation Row."

timellison, Saturday, 20 January 2018 18:46 (four weeks ago) Permalink

Bob Seger - Still the Same VS. Brian Eno - On Some Faraway Beach

I mean, really.

my dreams in the hell-pits (GOTT PUNCH II HAWKWINDZ), Saturday, 27 January 2018 22:44 (three weeks ago) Permalink

It ocurred to me that the chord progression of Landslide has a lot in common with the chord progression of Don't Think Twice It's Alright -- each belonging in the pantheon of breakup songs

Fedora Dostoyevsky (man alive), Sunday, 4 February 2018 23:21 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Also I just finally heard that Ed Sheeran song that sounds like Let's Get it On -- it's so fucking blatant it sounds like a sample

Fedora Dostoyevsky (man alive), Sunday, 4 February 2018 23:59 (two weeks ago) Permalink

The Flaming Lips "Feeling Yourself Disintegrate" and the drummy instrumental end of "Riding to Work in the Year 2025" both use v similar drum parts

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:09 (one week ago) Permalink

It ocurred to me that the chord progression of Landslide has a lot in common with the chord progression of Don't Think Twice It's Alright -- each belonging in the pantheon of breakup songs

― Fedora Dostoyevsky (man alive), Sunday, February 4, 2018 6:21 PM (three days ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I don't think the chord progression is that similar--stevie likes to use very circular chord progressions and the DTT progression is not as repetitive

hoooyaaargh it's me satan (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 7 February 2018 15:44 (one week ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrGwjgK2jrM

the song 2:02 into the above Mr. Show "Jeepers Creepers" sketch vs. Pink Floyd "Lucifer Sam"

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 10 February 2018 20:32 (one week ago) Permalink

its got almost the same spy movie guitar riff.

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 10 February 2018 20:38 (one week ago) Permalink

Hey Adam you'd probably appreciate that flaming lips psychiatric explorations is a rip on bluebird by buffalo springfield

kolakube (Ross), Saturday, 10 February 2018 21:12 (one week ago) Permalink

foghat's "slow ride" bites achim reichel's "in the same boat" hard

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 14 February 2018 16:25 (four days ago) Permalink

I don't know how I never noticed until just now how similar the synth opening to 'Sunglasses at Night' is to the one in 'Sweet Dreams'.

You dishonor your ancestors with your emoji abstention (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 14 February 2018 17:16 (four days ago) Permalink

Also I just finally heard that Ed Sheeran song that sounds like Let's Get it On -- it's so fucking blatant it sounds like a sample

"Thinking Out Loud"? It's also "Soul Provider" and not unlike the Manhattans' "Shining Star." Common vamps, all of them, but yeah. In feel and tempo

C Em F G
I've been really tryin, baby

C Em F
I wanna be your soul provider

C C/E F G
So honey now, Take me into your loving arms

I'm walking on Sondheim (Ye Mad Puffin), Wednesday, 14 February 2018 17:30 (four days ago) Permalink

cate le bon's "no god" may as well be galaxie 500's "king of spain"

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 16 February 2018 23:11 (two days ago) Permalink


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