Musical coincidences # 21

September 8, 2009

Here’s Ben Lee, an artist I’ve never been especially enamored with, and a bit of “Into The Dark” (2005):

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Sound familiar? Yep:

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That’s Fountains Of Wayne with “Hey Julie” from Welcome Interstate Managers, my favourite FoW album, and one of my all-time favourite power pop albums.

Here are the full versions of each to show you just how similar the two songs are:

Ben Lee – “Into The Dark” (2005)

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Fountains Of Wayne – “Hey Julie” (2003)

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What a rip-off! Shameless!