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Shout Out to My Ex (Little Mix) | Sounds Like | Ugly Heart (G R L )

Shout Out to My Ex by Little Mix Ugly Heart by G R L

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Shout Out to My Ex (:48) VS Ugly Heart (:48) [credit to A. Zucker for suggesting this one.]



Hurricane (Forever In Your Mind) | Sounds Like | Hey Jude (The Beatles)

Hurricane by Forever In Your Mind Hey Jude by The Beatles

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The chorus chord progression/vocal melody to Forever In Your Mind's song Hurricane (released April 29, 2016) is reminiscent of the outro chord progression/vocal melody ("nah nah nah") to the Beatles' classic Hey Jude (released August 26, 1968 -- nearly 50 years ago). [Thanks to Justin Schack for this one!]

Hurricane (2:10) VS Hey Jude (4:05)



Can't Feel My Face (The Weeknd) | Sounds Like | Out of Touch (Hall and Oates)

Can't Feel My Face by The Weeknd Out of Touch by Hall and Oates

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The chorus to the Weeknd's Can't Feel My Face (released June 8, 2015) is oddly reminiscent of Hall and Oates' last Billboard Hot 100 number one single, Out of Touch (released October 4, 1984). Same key and similar chord progressions (though tempos and melodies differ.

Can't Feel My Face (:44) VS Out of Touch (1:13)

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Cruel Summer (Bananarama)



Make Me Like You (Gwen Stefani) | Sounds Like | Lovefool (The Cardigans)

Make Me Like You by Gwen Stefani Lovefool by The Cardigans

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Gwen Stefani's Make Me Like You (released February 12, 2016) seems to be directly patterned after The Cardigans' Lovefool (released September 14, 1996). While in different keys (MMLY: Eb/Cmin, and Lovefool: C/Amin), both disco-flavored songs use the same four relative seventh chords in slightly varied order (MMLY's chorus: ii-V-I-vi or 2-5-1-6, and Lovefool's verse: vi-ii-V-I or 6-2-5-1). Tempos and arrangements are also very similar.

Make Me Like You (:41) VS Lovefool (1:04)

Make Me Like You
Key: Eb/Cmin
Chorus Chord Progression:
Fmin7, Bb7, Ebmaj7, Cmin7 (ii7-V7-IM7-vi7)

Lovefool
Key: C/Amin
Verse Chord Progression:
Amin7, Dmin7, G7, Cmaj7 (vi7-ii7-V7-IM7)



Like I'm Gonna Lose You (Meghan Trainor) | Sounds Like | To Know Him Is to Love Him (Amy Winehouse)

Like I'm Gonna Lose You by Meghan Trainor To Know Him Is to Love Him by Amy Winehouse

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Meghan Trainor's soulful duet with John Legend, Like I'm Gonna Lose You (released June 23, 2015) has already been compared to Sam Cooke's Bring It on Home to Me here. However, Like I'm Gonna Lose You is also reminiscent of Amy Winehouse's cover of the Phil Spector standard To Know Him Is to Love Him (released 2007). Similarities include: key (C), chorus chord progression: LIGLY substitues the relative minor for the second chord, but otherwise has the same progression as TKHItLH (LIGLY: I-iii-vi-IV or C, E min, A min, F; TKHItLH: I-V-vi-IV or C, G, A min, F), and meter: 12/8 for both.

Like I'm Gonna Lose You (:00) VS To Know Him Is to Love Him (:00)



Won't Go Home Without You (Maroon 5) | Sounds Like | Vincent (Don McLean)

Won't Go Home Without You by Maroon 5 Vincent by Don McLean

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While the verse to Maroon 5's Won't Go Home Without You (released November 19, 2007) may have been patterned after the Police's Every Breathe You Take, Adam Levine seems to have borrowed the song's chorus from Don McLean's poignant paean to Van Gogh, Vincent (released June 17, 1971). While in different keys (WGHWY: Eb; Vincent: G), both choruses share close relative vocal melodies and the same relative chord progression.

Won't Go Home Without You (1:10) VS Vincent (:00)

Won't Go Home Without You
Key: Eb
Chorus Chord Progression:
Eb, F min, Ab, Bb, Eb (I, ii, IV, V, I)
Chorus Vocal Melody:
1-1-6-5-6-1 ("It's not o-ver tonight")
5-5-5-6-5 ("Just give me one more")
2-3-2-6-2 ("Chance to make it right")
6-6-6-7-6-2-3-2 ("I may not make it through the night")
3-2-1-6-1-2-1 ("I won't go home without you")


Vincent
Key: G
Chorus Chord Progression:
G, A min, C, D, G (I, ii, IV, V, I)
Chorus Vocal Melody:
5-6-1-2-3 ("Star-ry, star-ry night")
3-2-1-6-2-3-6 ("Paint your pallette blue and grey")
3-2-1-6-2-3-6 ("Look out on a summer's day")
1-1-7-6-5-6-7-1-2-3 ("With eyes that know the darkness in my soul")



Levels (Nick Jonas) | Sounds Like | You Oughta Know (Alanis Morissette)

Levels by Nick Jonas You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette

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The chorus to Nick Jonas' Levels (released August 21, 2015) is reminiscent of the chorus to Alanis Morrisette's Grammy-winning hit You Oughta Know (released July 7, 1995). Similarities includes: keys only a half-step apart (Levels: F minor, YOK: F# minor), mixed-mode composition (combining minor and major modes), chord progression (II-I-IV-V, though Levels inserts a bVII-V between the I and IV), and vocal melody (1-4-3; compare the lines from Levels: "And I know" with YOK: "And I'm here").

Levels (:42) VS You Oughta Know (:54)

Levels
Key: F minor/Eb major
Chord Changes (relative to major root):
F, Eb, Db, Bb, Ab, Bb (II-I-bVII-V-IV-V)
Chorus Vocal Melody:
1-4-3-3-4-5-4-b3-2-1 ("And I know we can get higher")
b7-b3-1-1-b7-1 ("There's levels to your love")
b7-b3-1-1-b7-1 ("There's levels to your love")

You Oughta Know
Key: F# minor/E major
Chord Changes (relative to major root):
F#, E, A, B (or II-I-IV-V)
Chorus Vocal Melody:
1-4-3-1-1-4-3 ("And I'm here to remind you")
1-1-4-b3-2-1-1-2-b3-b3 ("Of the mess you left when you went away")



Drag Me Down (One Direction) | Sounds Like | Pony (Ginuwine)

Drag Me Down by One Direction Pony by Ginuwine

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The chorus chord progression and vocal melody to One Direction's Drag Me Down (released August 7, 2015) is very reminiscent of Ginuwine's Pony (released August 20, 1996, and co-written/produced by Timbaland). [Thanks to Andrew Zucker for this one!]

Drag Me Down (:33) VS Pony (1:16)

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