Eurobeat ripoffs/similarities to other songs

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Post by para_rigby » Jan 29th, '17, 18:00

synthjunkie wrote:Just drew the connection between these two songs:


Kevin Johnson - Don't Say Goodbye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dGw4lRBrzs


Rene Froger - Are You Ready For Loving (12" PWL part remix)
Released: 1990
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ubsEIZ_t_8

Exact same musical progression, especially in the chorus and same instrumentals, probably sampled or reworked??
Holy crap. You weren't kidding about the feels and sounds of these two songs. Glad people like you can find these connections!

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Post by synthjunkie » Jan 29th, '17, 18:26

para_rigby wrote:
synthjunkie wrote:Just drew the connection between these two songs:


Kevin Johnson - Don't Say Goodbye

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dGw4lRBrzs


Rene Froger - Are You Ready For Loving (12" PWL part remix)
Released: 1990
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ubsEIZ_t_8

Exact same musical progression, especially in the chorus and same instrumentals, probably sampled or reworked??
Holy crap. You weren't kidding about the feels and sounds of these two songs. Glad people like you can find these connections!
Thank you!

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Post by synthjunkie » Feb 6th, '17, 00:15

Pierre & Franz - Life In Tokyo (Vocal Version)
Released: 1989
High Energy Records
Italy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L09HfOekFbs
Similar opening chord progression heard from 0:01 until 0:29 into the song.

vs.

Kylie Minogue - What Do I Have To Do
Released: 1991
PWL Records
UK
https://youtu.be/q53e-IWTSTc?t=12
Similar opening chord progression heard from 0:13 until 0:28 into the song.

The 2 are NOT exactly the same, and the house sound was popular around those years, so they might not be on purpose, but to heard something a bit similar in the opening synth hook progression is interesting nevertheless. The "Pierre & Franz" is faster, but was released prior to the Kylie's release, which is slower, and has added layers to it.

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Post by Rain197 » Mar 15th, '17, 19:19

Niko & Domino - Super Megastars

with

Niko - Night of Fire

on the intro

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Post by synthjunkie » Apr 9th, '17, 17:37

Japanese eurobeat song:
Takashi Fuji - Nanda Kanda
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsXnDm2ZhJE

with

Stock, Aitken & Waterman production:
Jason Donovan - Too Many Broken Hearts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR3pQpqeqSc

Exact same intro, and mostly the same music melody recycled throughout "Nanda Kanda" with slight alterations here and there.
However, the vocal progression in Nanda Kanda differs between Jason Donovan's song, so the Japanese song is not a cover by any means.

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Post by #Infinity » Apr 21st, '17, 02:23

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Post by Lebon14 » May 3rd, '17, 12:38

Chorus of "Gojira Comes Again / Chai"
and
Verse of "Barbie Girl / Aqua"

Don't believe me? Here, listen: http://vocaroo.com/i/s06fPXjaHNjQ (And of course, in eurobeat, it's faster, but it's almost the same notes, at least progression)
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Post by otter87 » May 6th, '17, 03:54

I know it's been mentioned in the forums before, but doesn't look like it was brought up in this thread:

Kevin & Cherry - Chemical Love lifts alot from Jennifer Lopez - Could This Be Love. I don't own SEB 167. I'd be interested to know if it makes mention of this in the liner notes? If not, I'd really like to know if Jennifer Lopez/whoever has rights to that song received royalties.

edit - also, I'm listening to SEB 125 right now and I noticed that the main synthline in Giselle - Let Me Kiss Tonight bears a striking resemblance to the melody from A-ha - Take On Me. I would say it's more than a coincidence and enters the realm of being an homage.

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Post by Calla_Maranatha » Jun 2nd, '17, 05:41

The riff of "Let Me Kiss Tonight" by Giselle sounds a bit like "Take On Me" by A-ha.
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Post by Rain197 » Sep 8th, '17, 14:58

Touhou Embodiment of Scarlet Devil - U.N. Owen was her? (Flandre's Theme) with Margaret - Stand Up (and shout)

Listen carrefully to the intro :D


youtu.be/VIop055eJhU


youtu.be/ZnsveMhrlvo

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Re: Eurobeat ripoffs/similarities to other songs

Post by xiao » Sep 9th, '17, 00:26

Rain197 wrote:
Sep 8th, '17, 14:58
Touhou Embodiment of Scarlet Devil - U.N. Owen was her? (Flandre's Theme) with Margaret - Stand Up (and shout)
To be honest all early Eurobeat/Zun songs sound like Mega Man/Double Dragon riffs to me :D ~ ♩


youtu.be/DOQhuuG1rfs

youtu.be/zeAkONI7T2c
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