MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 20: Musician Carly Rae Jepsen attends the screening of Paramount Pictures' 'Fun Size' at Mall Of America screening on October 20, 2012. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Copyright violation or just a coincidence? Listen to the song Carly Rae Jepsen is accused of ripping off and decide for yourself.
Jepsen, one of four named in the suit, is being sued for song theft surrounding her hit "Good Time."
Owl City's Adam Young, and two additional writers, Matt Thiessen and Brian Lee, are also mentioned.
READ: Official Complaint
The case was brought by Alabama singer Allyson Nichole Burnett who claims "Good Time" copies her 2010 song "Ah, It's a Love Song."
The complaint claims the song closely mimics a "unique vocal motif" from her track.
What do you think? Listen to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Good Time" here: http://5.wews.com/eYSUJ
Listen to Allyson Burnett's song, "Ah, It's a Love Song" here: http://5.wews.com/eYSYm
Burnett claims that she suffered "emotional and psychological damage" as a result of her song allegedly being ripped off.
Jepsen’s manager says his client is not one of the authors of the song and is not receiving benefits from writing it. He believes Burnett will drop the lawsuit against Jepsen.
We want to hear your thoughts. Does it sound like a copyright violation or just a simple coincidence? Tell us in a comment below.
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