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All My Old Friends, They Rip Me Off Now

Posted by - 02:15 PM on 02/05/11
Did Microsoft's new commercial rip off Arcade Fire?

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02:16 PM on 02/05/11
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liar23
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old news.
02:17 PM on 02/05/11
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blimpcityhero11
#WreckThisLeague
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Well... That's quite blatant... haha
02:20 PM on 02/05/11
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Jeff_Ryan
easy come and easy go, whatever
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The Suburbs > Windows 7
02:21 PM on 02/05/11
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blunks182
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Awful song.

EDIT: I was talking about the rip-off version.
02:22 PM on 02/05/11
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whatthefruit
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Totally sounds the same
02:23 PM on 02/05/11
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Jeff_Ryan
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02:31 PM on 02/05/11
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I'm DC
I hope this terrifies you.
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I've never head the Arcade Fire song for sure, but after listening to the Windows commercial I'm assuming the song in question was used in the Where The Wild Things Are trailer. If so, then yes- rip off.
02:34 PM on 02/05/11
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Little Ferret
Play that tune
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02:40 PM on 02/05/11
thesollopsist
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absofruitly
02:42 PM on 02/05/11
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Meh... similar progression, doesn't have the anthemic vibe "Wake Up" does. I'm sure its a ripoff, but it's not like this doesn't happen all the time. It's different enough that there's no reason to get all worked up.
02:46 PM on 02/05/11
mattjritter
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Meh... similar progression, doesn't have the anthemic vibe "Wake Up" does. I'm sure its a ripoff, but it's not like this doesn't happen all the time. It's different enough that there's no reason to get all worked up.
Exactly.

OMGz LET'S SUE.
03:18 PM on 02/05/11
vivatoto56
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Lame.
03:26 PM on 02/05/11
SwedishHeat
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Reminds me of when Geoff from Thursday said a bunch of his indie friends have day jobs in which they write jingles for commercials.

Who's to say Arcade Fire didn't just write this for Microsoft??
03:47 PM on 02/05/11
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Do. Not. Care.

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