Top 10 Songs that Sound Alike Without Using a SampleMartin_Canine
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I love What's The Pressure! - philbeech13
Okay I am sure most songs that sound similar are coincidental like two artists in the same genre happen to use a similar riff, bassline or sing a similar melody, but this has rip off written all over it.
Despite the instrumental being entirely different (Sabrina has a stomping mid-tempo 80s synth pop disco feel to it, Smile.dk have an uptempo eurodance techno beat that was popular around the turn of the millennium), the songs are too similar elsewise to be a coincidence. The lyrics of the songs are alike: it is summertime, and the singer feels the urge growing to spend her time with boys. The hooks almost have the same melody, the only thing that prevents them from being the exact same is that Smile.dk added two more syllables - so instead of singing "Boys Boys Boys! " they sing "Boys Boys Be My Boys! ". Even both music videos are (at least partly) set in a swimming pool.
I bet the following happened: Smile.dk wanted to record a cover version of Sabrina's song but either didn't ...more - Martin_Canine
The music's awesomely similar. I love Papercut 'cause it sounds like my most favorite song ever - Breathe Into Me. - LightningBlade
The songs itself are different, but the drop is extremely similar. - Martin_Canine
The riff in the intro, after the second chorus and in the outro of "Du und ich" sounds a lot like the main riff of "Sk8er Boi". - Martin_Canine
The verses are just a few notes from being the same... - Martin_Canine
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