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Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Friday, December 14, 2018

A netizen claims that EXO's 'Love Shot' plagiarized One Direction Louis Tomlinson's 'Back To You'

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EXO's new song "Love Shot" is facing plagiarism accusations. 

The boy group's newest title song is being accused of plagiarizing "Back to You" by One Direction's Louis Tomlinson



A Twitter user has created a comparison video pointing out the problematic parts. The user claims that D.O.'s part @02:20 in "Love Shot" is similar to the melody of "Back To You" @01:29.  

 

Some netizens noted the similarities while others stated that is merely a sample and nothing more. 

Meanwhile, users on Twitter are asking for feedback on the issue from SM Entertainment with the hashtag #Loveshot_Plagiarism on Twitter. 

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kangserina0 pt Friday, December 14, 2018 4
Friday, December 14, 2018

Why are y'all so stupid..

The song is not the same

It was that 6 second part that is similar but EXO has a light sound in the background, very light piano while Louis has a very strong piano. The lyrics are not even the same. It's called sampleing.


Next time, LISTEN TO THE WHOLE SONG!!!

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lilyirwin399 pts Friday, December 14, 2018 0
Friday, December 14, 2018

People really need to stop being so nit-picky with everything. It's so ridiculous. It would honestly be more concerning if it was a longer segment of the song rather than like a 10-20 second clip. Pull yourselves together. I don't mean to be rude, but sometimes people pull stuff out of thin air and make claims out of it for no reason.

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