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Where country music and Alan Parsons meet

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dooley_womack1, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Lady Antebellum (whom I had never heard of until seeing them on Yahoo) is accused of ripping off Eye in the Sky by the Alan Parsons Project.


    I listened to the song in question, Need You Now. The chorus definitely resembles Eye in the Sky. The rest seems reasonably different. It's not a bad little song, actually.
  2. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Pretty much everything rips off something else. Even the Beatles used to pinch stuff.

    I thought it was hilarious when Joe Satriani tried to sue Coldplay over "Viva La Vida," claiming it ripped off his song, but it turned out he himself had taken it from a different song.
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Then again, John Fogerty was accused of stealing from himself.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Still the best song ever about a booty call.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Which one: Antebellum's or Coldplay's?
  6. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Well, exactly.
  7. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    It's been a long time since a country song has been accussed of ripping of another country song.
  8. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    With seven notes in an octave (white keys on a piano) and five sharps/flats (black keys), there are only so many combinations you can come up with in a measure.
  9. Sir Sid

    Sir Sid Member

    More importantly, I saw Lady Antebellum in person this weekend and I can confirm the female lead singer is just as hot in real life as she is on TV.
  10. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    As was Bob Seger.
  11. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Accused of ripping off "Eye In The Sky"?

    Considering the fact that I'm familiar with both songs, I don't see it.
  12. I love Alan Parsons. Eye in the Sky is a timeless album.

    And now, your Chicago Bulls!.......
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