Originally Posted by atsonicpark
one of the oasis dudes was whining that green day stole the arrangement of "wonderwall" for uh... "boulevard of broken dreams" or something. by arrangement, i guess he means structure? and uh.. well, i dunno if it's far-fetched to say that, structurally, most pop songs are very similiar. but okay...
That's too much...Greenday uses a common cord progression (I believe its actually the same chords used in Pearl Jam's 'alive')...Like you said it's a pop song. When I think of songs that sound alike, they usually have similar riffs or developed basslines.