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Posted: 6:36 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012

Tampa band Tenspoke Indies sued Paramore for plagiarism 

By Joel

Tampa's own Tenspoke Indies (also formerly Harry Dash) sued Paramore for plagiarism due to similarities between "Starlighter" and "The Only Exception." The lawsuit has since been dropped, but the below video plays both songs at once for purposes of comparison.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la_aHhsG0Rs

What do you think? Chalk it up to coincidence and pop songwriting? Or something more? Let us know in the comments!

 Joel

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