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    Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Joe Satriani is sueing them, says they copied several of his guitar licks from this song:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMcjXo8ZuqE]YouTube - Joe Satriani - if i could fly[/ame]
    Listen to the guitar lick at :50. It's just like viva la vida.



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    I heard this on Howard the other day... I think he has a pretty good case.



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Yeah it sounds the exact same besides the tempo.



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Isnt this the second person to come out and say that Coldplay ripped them off on this song?

    EDIT: Found it, from last June

    http://www.gigwise.com/news/43882/co...giarism-claims


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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    They played them side to side and then played them on top of each other on a morning show earlier this week. Also mentioned there's another artist suing them for stealing his material for ANOTHER part of that song. (Which Jon just posted)

    They're DEAD on when you overlay them.

    Satriani is shooting for at least a portion of all the money Coldplay made off Viva La Vida. In context, that song was the #1 download on iTunes last year.



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Maybe Coldplay should pull a Nickelback and use their same cords over and over again with different lyrics



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone7240 View Post
    Maybe Coldplay should pull a Nickelback and use their same cords over and over again with different lyrics
    Jimmy Buffett did quite nicely doing that.


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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    Coldplay is brutal. I'm not a fan of Satriani's music either, but the guy can play. Hopefully he gets what he's asking for.


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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    I like the Coldplay version better, haha



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    could someone find a video or something of them playing together?



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    You know how I know you're gay???



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    how??



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    i don't like coldplay, i've just heard the song and thought it was interesting how similar they sound, this is the only forum that is slightly less depressing than the rest...



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    Re: Coldplay plagiarized parts of viva la vida?

    it's a movie quote from the 40 year old virgin...



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