And While We’re At It, Does This McDonald’s Commerical Rip Off “Lisztomania”?

Alright, the latest edition of “Does [insert huge company] rip off [insert artist]?” is a little hairier — this possible invocation of Phoenix’s “Lisztomania” isn’t as cut-and-dry as our last adventure into this territory. But, admittedly, it’s pretty darn close, melodically. While I don’t have as sharp of an ear, in terms of key changes and what have you, as some who frequent the site, it seems like there’s enough distance here to avoid a lawsuit? Maybe not. Shouts out to reader Kurt for the tip.

And here’s “Lisztomania”…

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