Lately our ears have been doing double-takes. The hits the radio plays are new, but the riffs sound similar to riffs we've already heard. Are the similarities found in following song pairings a coincidence or deliberate rip-off? You be the judge:
Queens of the Stone Age's I Sat By The Ocean sounds a lot like the theme song to Beavis and Butthead:
New Politics's Harlem sounds a lot like The Knack's My Sharona:
OneRepublic's Counting Stars sounds a little like Madonna's Hung Up:
Bastille's Pompeii sounds vaguely like Toto's Africa:
Capital Cities's Safe And Sound sounds a lot like MGMT's Kids:
One Direction's Midnight Memories sounds too much like Def Leppard's Pour Some Sugar on Me:
Mumford & Sons' The Cave sounds too much like Mumford & Sons' Little Lion Man:
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which sounds too much like Mumford & Sons' I Will Wait: