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Did Adverts Rip Off Bands, Or Was It The Other Way Round?

Here's clear evidence of that non-descript car advert ripping off your favourite band.

by Gavin Haynes
25 May 2012, 4:00pm

Right now, Beach House are sitting in their poxy flat in Baltimore, looking at a big pile of principles, wondering which ones are edible. A few months back, the chilltastic dream-pop duo refused to license one of their songs, "Take Care" to VW for a commercial. Fair enough. But then a funny thing happened. Rather than start their song hunt all over again, VW just ripped off the track – got some in-house band of professional copyists to wodge together their own version, something just-similar-enough-but-not-too-similar.

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