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- Posted on Dec 5th 2008 11:00AM by Marc Schneider
It's not clear whether the complaint dives into specifics of the "substantial" similarities between the two songs. However, a quick, side-by-side listen to both tracks reveals a kinship between the melodies in Coldplay's verse and Satriani's main riff.
Neither Satriani or Coldplay have commented on the lawsuit yet.
This is actually not the first time Coldplay has been accused of borrowing other people's melodies for this particular song. Brooklyn indie band Creaky Boards slammed the British hitmakers over the summer, posting a video on YouTube alleging glaring similarities between 'Vida' and their ironically titled 'The Songs I Didn't Write.'