Can anyone tell me why Muse’s new song, Uprising, sounds so darn familiar?
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The best I’ve been able to think of are two similarities: the beginning reminds me a LOT (so much so, I’ve mistaken it several times now for a possible cover/remix) of Billy Idol’s White Wedding.
The other is Beethoven’s 7th symphony, just in the spine-chilling chord progression. If I’m remembering theory correctly, Muse’s song is playing with the harmonic minor dissonance, though I’m not sure about Beethoven’s.
It sounds VERY much like it’s from a movie, but considering it just came out, that seems unlikely. If anyone thinks of something that sounds similar that I might be thinking of, let me know!