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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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

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

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

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

Elastica's "Waking Up"

*obligatory post about Elastica/Wire connection*

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 19:57 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Mr Noodles (Mr Noodles), Monday, 9 September 2002 19:58 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Jody Beth Rosen, Monday, 9 September 2002 20:02 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

"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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Kim (Kim), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:33 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

Silence Kit by Pavement sounds like Rollercoaster by Buddy Holly

weasel diesel (K1l14n), Monday, 9 September 2002 21:57 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Slump Man (Slump Man), Monday, 9 September 2002 22:35 (eighteen years ago) link

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 can sing one to the other and everything!

Charlie, Monday, 9 September 2002 22:42 (eighteen years ago) link

"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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Mr Noodles (Mr Noodles), Monday, 9 September 2002 23:00 (eighteen years ago) link

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), Monday, 9 September 2002 23:30 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

James Blount, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 03:59 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

"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 (eighteen years ago) link

too many Stereolab songs to mention.

James Blount, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 06:40 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

Doesn't Ice Ice Baby actually sample Under Pressure?

tigerclawskank, Tuesday, 10 September 2002 08:23 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

BTW, done already.

dave225 (Dave225), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 10:52 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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..."


Stephen Burrows (steveeeeeeeee), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 11:50 (eighteen years ago) link

"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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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

Jens (brighter), Tuesday, 10 September 2002 16:49 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

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 (eighteen years ago) link

"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 (eighteen years ago) link

someone on twitter mentioned that the get smart theme is incredibly similar to robert plant's howl from "immigrant song"

the mai tai quinn (voodoo chili), Thursday, 6 May 2021 18:00 (two months ago) link

My head keeps mashing up "Yellow" and "Linger."

Triumph of the Willa Cather (Ye Mad Puffin), Thursday, 6 May 2021 18:26 (two months ago) link

"Fox On The Run" has already been compared to ELO's "Do Ya", but also sounds like George Harrison's "What Is Life"

one time gaffled 'em up (one time), Saturday, 8 May 2021 21:34 (two months ago) link

I always hear The Yardbirds' "Shapes of Things" in "Fox On the Run" - just the verses really

Josefa, Saturday, 8 May 2021 22:25 (two months ago) link

listening to the The City album referred to on the Carole King thread, my ears perked up during the intro of “Why Are You Leaving”:

I mean:
Michael Jackson ft. Siedah Garrett • I Just Can’t Stop Loving You

even the titles seem sort of connected!

Long Tall Arsetee & the Shaker Intros (breastcrawl), Thursday, 13 May 2021 08:58 (two months ago) link

the intro of echobelly's "dark therapy" sounds a bit like chris isaak's "wicked game"

one time gaffled 'em up (one time), Sunday, 16 May 2021 20:12 (two months ago) link

Speaking of Carole King, “Keep Your Hands Off My Baby” sounds like “Please Mr. Postman.”

Working in the POLL Mine (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 16 May 2021 23:00 (two months ago) link

This does not reflect well on me but:
First sung line of this
First sung line of this

Maybe one for the mental mashups thread

kinder, Monday, 17 May 2021 23:53 (two months ago) link

Green Day - Basket Case
Michel Polnareff - Tout Tout Pour ma Chérie

Hans Holbein (Chinchilla Volapük), Tuesday, 18 May 2021 04:17 (two months ago) link

What is up with all these interchangeably atmospheric gospel/blues rock/pop songs I keep hearing? Like:


Josh in Chicago, Wednesday, 19 May 2021 21:56 (two months ago) link

Grant Hart "Caifornia Zaphyr" and Mama Cass "Make Your Own Kind of Music"

― weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:09 PM (three years ago) bookmarkflaglink

another one here - the bangles' "where were you when i needed you"

the mai tai quinn (voodoo chili), Monday, 24 May 2021 15:28 (two months ago) link

A few caveats:

1.) Every band's probably got a song like this in their catalogue.

2.) Not a carbon copy by any stretch.


pplains, Saturday, 29 May 2021 21:40 (one month ago) link

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

Still true.

AP Chemirocha (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 30 May 2021 16:51 (one month ago) link

That new Jonas Bros. + marshmello song keeps reminding me of Air Supply’s Lost in Love

✖✖✖ (Moka), Sunday, 30 May 2021 17:21 (one month ago) link

I guess this is more a direct copy but I only just realised that the Mario Kart Shy Guy Beach music is the theme from A Summer Place

kinder, Thursday, 3 June 2021 22:58 (one month ago) link

John Darnielle has fun with it, but this thread is incomplete without, like, the discography of the Mountain Goats.

...and of course, I'm drawing a blank on examples. The best I can think of is "This Year" -> "Ox Baker Triumphant".

yeah but how, Friday, 4 June 2021 13:26 (one month ago) link

"Man on the Moon" by REM, and their track "The Great Beyond".

yeah but how, Saturday, 5 June 2021 02:21 (one month ago) link

this is hilarious. short version: dude from Islands recorded a verse of a Julie Byrne song years ago, then quit music, then started doing music again, found his old recording of the Byrne song, didn't remember hers and thus thought it was his, finished it and put it on his new album. someone mentions it to him and he's like "holy shit!"

he's super apologetic, giving her all the money, etc. seems like an honest mistake / this story, to me, just screams "artist's brain":

(sorry if i missed this on another thread)

alpine static, Friday, 18 June 2021 08:05 (one month ago) link

Wow, actually laughed out loud at that. Feel a little bad for the guy, but hopefully everybody gets out of it unscathed. Many years ago when I was trying to write songs, there was absolutely an occasion when I thought I wrote the best two lines in history and then months later it turned out to be from a song I had listened to dozens of times.

peace, man, Friday, 18 June 2021 11:34 (one month ago) link

Karl Malone, Friday, 18 June 2021 16:36 (one month ago) link

I’ve heard artists unconsciously lifting lyrics or melodies from songs they forgot they had heard thousands of times but a complete cover might be a first… unless you count Led Zep?

✖✖✖ (Moka), Friday, 18 June 2021 16:58 (one month ago) link

Chromatics "Shadow" and Sonic Youth "Wish Fulfillment" have very similar vocal melodies. First time I heard "Shadow", it took me a minute to figure out it wasn't actually a cover of "Wish Fulfillment".

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Friday, 18 June 2021 17:05 (one month ago) link

Lol just heard an Olivia Rodrigo song in a cab and like…. Wasn’t this already a song?? Like 10 years ago?? I genuinely feel like I’m having a psychotic break

— Claire Penis (@ZeroSuitCamus) June 18, 2021

o. nate, Friday, 18 June 2021 18:18 (one month ago) link

I don't get the insistence some folks have that it's a "Misery Business" rewrite; the resemblance is so mild to me. (I sent it to a big Paramore fan for his pov; he was like - "I guess I hear it a little...")

search term: buttrock (morrisp), Friday, 18 June 2021 18:25 (one month ago) link

Lorde - Royals
Paul Young - Love of the Common People

29 facepalms, Saturday, 19 June 2021 13:03 (one month ago) link

White Trash - Apple Pie
U2 - Mysterious Ways

peace, man, Saturday, 19 June 2021 14:20 (one month ago) link

I like the Lorde/Paul Young one btw. That's an interesting observation.

peace, man, Saturday, 19 June 2021 14:21 (one month ago) link

"misery business" and "good 4 u" are just pop rock songs with a similar chord progression in the chorus? really not very similar at all

ufo, Saturday, 19 June 2021 14:28 (one month ago) link

oh wow at "wish fulfillment" / "shadow" though, never noticed that before

ufo, Saturday, 19 June 2021 14:32 (one month ago) link

Another case of “they didn’t really sound that similar to me”:

search term: buttrock (morrisp), Wednesday, 23 June 2021 02:53 (one month ago) link

low - "fly" / u2 - "moment of surrender"

ufo, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 06:17 (one month ago) link

The opening piano of the Sesame Street theme comes up various early 70's Dark Stars and uh, Big Boss Man, I know I've heard it outside the Grateful Dead too, but I can't remember where:

BrianB, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 13:08 (one month ago) link

For me the opening piano of the Sesame Steet theme sounds like Van Morrison's "Blue Money."

Ludacristine McVie (Ye Mad Puffin), Wednesday, 23 June 2021 15:00 (one month ago) link

the opening piano from sesame street uses a pretty well-established blues piano cliche, can probably find a lot of songs that have that figure

the mai tai quinn (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 23 June 2021 15:13 (one month ago) link

not that close but i realised what low's "monkey" evokes for me is "bullet with butterfly wings"

ufo, Wednesday, 23 June 2021 21:29 (one month ago) link

nice, I thought when this song came up in my ABBA shuffle mix, there using that distinctive bit in Joan Arrmatrading's "Love and Affection" in the chorus. turns out it's a Waterloo deep cut, predating L&A by two years:
ABBA • Gonna Sing You My Love Song

ten man poland chasing this means hamsik feasts (breastcrawl), Saturday, 26 June 2021 10:58 (one month ago) link


ten man poland chasing this means hamsik feasts (breastcrawl), Saturday, 26 June 2021 11:00 (one month ago) link

and eh, *Armatrading

ten man poland chasing this means hamsik feasts (breastcrawl), Saturday, 26 June 2021 11:01 (one month ago) link

I always thought Slowdive's Souvlaki Space Station sounded like Art of Noise's Moments in Love.

irerisered, Sunday, 27 June 2021 22:48 (one month ago) link

xps opening piano of Sesame Street is strongly evoked by whichever is the slower jauntier version of "Outta Sight Outta Mind" or "Outta Mind Outta Sight" on Wilco's Being There

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Wednesday, 30 June 2021 15:56 (four weeks ago) link

my mum recently claimed "like a hurricane" was a rip-off of "ruby tuesday" and i sort of hear it

Left, Wednesday, 30 June 2021 17:06 (four weeks ago) link

Westbam feat. Nena - Oldschool Baby

Bicep - Rever

Hans Holbein (Chinchilla Volapük), Sunday, 4 July 2021 06:19 (three weeks ago) link

that one guitar riff in tribe’s “dis generation” always reminds me of the intro to jeff buckley's “last goodbye”

the mai tai quinn (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 7 July 2021 18:20 (three weeks ago) link

It's not just me, right?

pplains, Thursday, 8 July 2021 01:28 (two weeks ago) link

opening chord sequence of Breathe's "How Can I Fall" is basically "Purple Rain"

making splashes at Dan Flashes (Neanderthal), Thursday, 15 July 2021 21:05 (one week ago) link

Good catch!

peace, man, Thursday, 15 July 2021 23:03 (one week ago) link

The guitar solo apes it for a second too.

God, I must have heard this song 1000 times in dentist offices or whatever, but I've never known the name of the band or seen the video. The singer dude is wearing the type of vest that my sixth grade girlfriend wore to the spring fling in 1990. Why did we never bring that back?

peace, man, Thursday, 15 July 2021 23:16 (one week ago) link

I probably heard it for the last time in 1991 or something, and then one night at karaoke, my friend Mark decided to sing both this and "Hands to Heaven" two weeks apart. both have randomly been on my Spotify since.

now who wants to revive Jack Wagner?

making splashes at Dan Flashes (Neanderthal), Thursday, 15 July 2021 23:37 (one week ago) link

That would be all we need

trial by wombat (Ye Mad Puffin), Friday, 16 July 2021 02:27 (one week ago) link

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