Musical coincidences # 196

March 13, 2012

Today’s coincidence comes to you courtesy of my new friend Steve (Hi, Steve!), who has begun sending me a variety of coincidences. (His first one was a triple-track beauty featuring Corey Hart, Michael Jackson, and REO Speedwagon. Now there’s a musical combination you don’t see very often.)

Breadfan” by Welsh heavy metal band Budgie begins with this guitar riff:

Budgie – “Breadfan (1973) (excerpt)


And “Around The World” by non-Welsh, non-heavy metal band the Red Hot Chili Peppers begins with this bass riff:

Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ “Around The World” (1999) (excerpt)



Here are the full versions:

Budgie – “Breadfan (1973)


Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ “Around The World (1999)


Thanks, Steve!