UPDATE: Maroon 5 vs. Tears for Fears

Update for Tears for Fears vs. Hillary Duff

Elle made a nice find in the pre-chorus of Maroon 5‘s single “She Will Be Loved”. Check out the Tears for Fears vs. Hillary Duff post for the others.

Maroon 5 - "She Will Be Loved" (2002)

Tears for Fears - "Break it Down Again" (1993)

Hillary Duff - "Wake Up" (2005)

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10 Replies to “UPDATE: Maroon 5 vs. Tears for Fears”

  1. Brian

    I always hear echoes of Cheap Trick’s “The Flame” in “She Will Be Loved.”
    It’s the melody when Cheap Trick sings:
    I’m going crazy, I’m losing sleep.
    I’m in too far, I’m in way too deep over you.
    This sounds like the chorus from the Maroon 5 song…

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      1. Mark Adams

        And how about Love Story by Taylor Swift (2008?): You were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles and my daddy said “Stay away from Juliet”.

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        1. Mark Adams

          That part of Runaway Train also sounds like If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot and The Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston. Gordon Lightfoot won the case about The Greatest Love of All infringing his copyright. If you don’t know what I’m talking about it’s this:
          “If you could read between the lines then you’d see I’m just trying to understand”
          ” I de – cid -ed long a – go never to walk in anyone’s shadow”
          A similar tune in that part, but used to such different ends.

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        2. Mark Adams

          The riff from Harder to Breathe by Maroon 5 (2002) sounds like American Woman by The Guess Who (1970).

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        3. Mark Adams

          In regards to The Greatest Love of All, have a listen to this part of We’re All Alone by Boz Scaggs (1976).

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  2. Travis

    Let’s not forget what else sounds like this(tears for fears/h duff included)
    soul asylusm: runaway train

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