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Coldplay was accused of plagiarism before, back in 2008 by Joe Satriani, for ripping off his riff in their sentimental anthem, "Viva La Vida." Their latest single, "Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall," faced the same accusations when people realized it has the same cheesy melody and beat as a 1990 dance track called "Ritmo de la Noche," by Mystic.
Not only is Coldplay's new summer single, "pseudo-inspirational claptrap" as IFC's Grayson Currin called it, but it doesn't have an original note in it. In fact the song, "Ritmo de la Noche" that "Teardrop" is rips off, is in turn a rehashing of Australian impresario, Peter Allen's, "I go to Rio," co-written with Adrienne Anderson.
But is it actually plagiarism? No, Vulture points out, Coldplay's Chris Martin was inspired to write the song after watching the film, "Biutiful" by Alejandro González Iñárritu. In the film, there is scene that takes place in »
- Brandon Kim
Do you know what made us "smize" this morning? The CW released a first look photo of the new cast for "America's Next Top Model" Cycle 16! The series returns Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. Et.
On first look, it's a pretty diverse group. We noticed that most of the models are 23 or younger. But, there is a 26-year-old in the bunch: Kasia. Get ready to hear the "this is my last chance" stories.
The fourteen women will compete once again for the "high fashion" package of a contract with Img Models, a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and a spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue, plus a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.
2 items from 2011
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