Another Unfortunate Sonic Coincidence

Kelly Clarkson is the latest to find herself being accused of being unoriginal. Two points, though:

1. She didn’t write the song. She only sang ig.

2. Jimmy Eat World noticed the similarity. They were all like “no harm, no foul.”

Read more about the situation here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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  • May 26, 2015 at 4:34 pm
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    Here’s another: Florence + The Machine’s ‘Ship To Wreck’ at 0:07 (and throughout), and The Strokes’ ‘Games’ at 2:16 and 3:16…

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