Reuters reports that Joe Satriani is accusing Cold Play of plagiarism on their landmark tune.Â Read it here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081205/us_nm/us_coldplay
Satriani’s tune is here:
At about 50 seconds in, you would think it was a cover of Cold Play.
A direct comparison is here:
Not sure it’s pure plagiarism.
That progression in music is very common. Check this: