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09:49 PM on 11/10/12 
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I don't think I even need to mention whom this copies.

09:54 PM on 11/10/12 
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I don't think he's even trying to hide it. I got nine seconds in.
09:55 PM on 11/10/12 
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brutal mars
09:55 PM on 11/10/12 
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This could have been a b-side on a record by The Police.
09:56 PM on 11/10/12 
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I don't think he's even trying to hide it. I got nine seconds in.
I don't either. I think the song's marketability was predicted because of the immediacy of its source-artist-conjuring. Basically I'm just in a cynical mood and wanted to make a thread.
09:57 PM on 11/10/12 
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This could have been a b-side on a record by The Police.
Or an a-side.
09:57 PM on 11/10/12 
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It came on the radio while I was in the car with my dad a few days ago and right away he was like "Who is this ripping off The Police?"
09:58 PM on 11/10/12 
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This could have been a b-side on a record by The Police.
But you weren't supposed to tell people whom this copies. We were all supposed to nod smugly to ourselves.
09:58 PM on 11/10/12 
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09:59 PM on 11/10/12 
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It came on the radio while I was in the car with my dad a few days ago and right away he was like "Who is this ripping off The Police?"
I thought it was them until I realized I was on a top-40 channel. Mars should be arrested, amirite?
10:00 PM on 11/10/12 
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I thought it was them until I realized I was on a top-40 channel. Mars should be arrested, amirite?
I mean, at the same time, I'm impressed. He nailed it. Haha.
10:01 PM on 11/10/12 
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What could he have called this song that would be a not-very-sly nod to that band. "I Unironically Like David Lynch's Dune"?
10:02 PM on 11/10/12 
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I mean, at the same time, I'm impressed. He nailed it. Haha.
It's true. Even the tuning of the cod-reggae guitar lines.
10:03 PM on 11/10/12 
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It's true. Even the tuning of the cod-reggae guitar lines.
For all we know that could actually be a bass line from a Police song. Besides the guitar, the bass line was a dead giveaway.
10:13 PM on 11/10/12 
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yeah once i heard that bass line i immediately knew



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