I’d like to thank my friend Michael for sending me this coincidence. Thanks, Michael!
Follow the bouncing chord progression:
AlternativA – “Join Us For Christmas” (2005) (excerpt)
Apart from the second-to-last chord in the AlternativA track, those two tracks are identical in the chord progression department.
But both of those borrowed that chord progression from a piece of classical music. Specifically, this one:
Incidentally, Pachelbel’s Canon has been appropriated elsewhere in the pop world. It was used by Australian band Klinger for one of their songs, and that was Musical coincidence #319.
Here are the full versions:
AlternativA – “Join Us For Christmas” (2005)
Here’s the full Canon – four minutes and forty-six seconds of gloriousness: