History SuspiciouslySimilarSong / VideoGames

27th Jun '17 7:46:36 PM Blackjack254
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*** The Ice cave theme in the original Donkey Kong Country sounds similar to "Sweet Child Of Mine".
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26th Jun '17 1:42:20 PM Piterpicher
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* Even ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' isn't immune to this. Bonus track "Yes We Can" from the second game sounds like a mariachi version of the Chicken Dance with a little CrazyBus thrown in there for lead.

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* Even ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' isn't immune to this. Bonus track "Yes We Can" from the second game sounds like a mariachi version of the Chicken Dance with a little CrazyBus ''VideoGame/CrazyBus'' thrown in there for lead.
26th Jun '17 12:09:55 AM Piterpicher
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* Whenever a video game wants to evoke ''TheWildWest'', the song of choice is the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iteRKvRKFA main theme]] from ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''. Probably the closest rip-off is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1jA853YFJ0 this tune]] from ''CoolSpot'', but there are many others.

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* Whenever a video game wants to evoke ''TheWildWest'', the song of choice is the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iteRKvRKFA main theme]] from ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''. Probably the closest rip-off is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1jA853YFJ0 this tune]] from ''CoolSpot'', ''VideoGame/CoolSpot'', but there are many others.
25th Jun '17 9:39:54 AM nombretomado
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayLsizAk3RQ "Looking For Mary"]] from ''VideoGame/ClockTower: The First Fear'' sounds like a cross between the ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}'' theme and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04EShclPAa0 "Tubular Bells"]] from ''TheExorcist''.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayLsizAk3RQ "Looking For Mary"]] from ''VideoGame/ClockTower: The First Fear'' sounds like a cross between the ''Franchise/{{Halloween}}'' theme and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04EShclPAa0 "Tubular Bells"]] from ''TheExorcist''.''Film/TheExorcist''.
24th Jun '17 7:15:28 PM nombretomado
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* One of the songs in the second ''DukesOfHazzard'' UsefulNotes/PlayStation game is an instrumental version of "I Fought The Law".

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* One of the songs in the second ''DukesOfHazzard'' ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'' UsefulNotes/PlayStation game is an instrumental version of "I Fought The Law".
16th Jun '17 12:54:33 AM Piterpicher
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ovCp9HXn-o Jungle Bouncer]], the theme of the ''IkariWarriors'' team in both ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters '' ''[='94=]'' and ''2002'' for the most part sounded quite like Faith No More's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upWUuByQLxQ Surprise, You're Dead!]].

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ovCp9HXn-o Jungle Bouncer]], the theme of the ''IkariWarriors'' ''VideoGame/IkariWarriors'' team in both ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters '' ''[='94=]'' and ''2002'' for the most part sounded quite like Faith No More's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upWUuByQLxQ Surprise, You're Dead!]].
15th Jun '17 5:52:13 PM bowserbros
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* ''VideoGame/SpaceHarrier'' is the theme to "Series/BlakesSeven"

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* ''VideoGame/SpaceHarrier'' is either the theme to "Series/BlakesSeven"''Series/BlakesSeven'' or "Dreaming" by Music/OrchestralManoeuvresInTheDark.
11th Jun '17 1:06:36 AM Piterpicher
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* "You're Not Here" from ''SilentHill3'' sounds similar to U2's "New Year's Day". Likewise, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNJqBIA6mVg "Not Tomorrow"]] from ''SilentHill1'' and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qalGezr76o "Promise"]] from ''VideoGame/SilentHill2'' both resemble [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQZLPV6xcHI "Sunday, Bloody Sunday"]], also by U2. The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZQo_ZMeR8U title song]] of the first game, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jgr-ZSZSSwA "Killing Time"]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBYsdw4Vwx8 "Theme of Laura"]], and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxrDCLrd89w "Overdose Delusion"]] have a [[RecurringRiff recurring theme]] similar to Portishead's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niIcxMuORco "Sour Times"]].

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* "You're Not Here" from ''SilentHill3'' ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'' sounds similar to U2's "New Year's Day". Likewise, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNJqBIA6mVg "Not Tomorrow"]] from ''SilentHill1'' ''VideoGame/SilentHill1'' and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qalGezr76o "Promise"]] from ''VideoGame/SilentHill2'' both resemble [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQZLPV6xcHI "Sunday, Bloody Sunday"]], also by U2. The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZQo_ZMeR8U title song]] of the first game, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jgr-ZSZSSwA "Killing Time"]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBYsdw4Vwx8 "Theme of Laura"]], and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxrDCLrd89w "Overdose Delusion"]] have a [[RecurringRiff recurring theme]] similar to Portishead's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niIcxMuORco "Sour Times"]].
9th Jun '17 3:57:45 PM wolftickets1969
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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9hRvvoCKhM "Theme of Puyo Puyo"]] from ''VideoGame/PuyoPuyo'' is similar to the chorus of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICkWjdQuK7Q "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"]] by Brian Hyland.
6th Jun '17 2:42:02 AM jackgrimm99
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* Final Fantasy: Original Theme has a lot in common with the track Misty Roses by Astrud Giblberto --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jEhkk64Jm0


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** Final Fantasy: Original Theme has a lot in common with the track Misty Roses by Astrud Giblberto --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jEhkk64Jm0
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