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glassjawsh

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These two songs sound suspiciously alike...
« on: January 22, 2017, 04:10:17 PM »
https://youtu.be/dwO5TyuIkjc?list=PLPDoxoGA-MPQX6G_praYBdPDpM4VEbvdR

Trails in the Sky - Engaged People in Secret Maneuvers

https://youtu.be/cLC1Pljj01c?list=PLBdL0iJj-imYL0i1kzPXHwuLs5w5-YXXn

Final Fantasy 6 - Another World of Beasts

I'm getting a serious Vanilla Ice/Michael Jackson situation vibe here.

The bridges are different but it's almost the exact same melody.

Has anyone brought this up (or other instances like this) before?  Or are they nothing alike and I just have that bad of an ear for this sort of thing?


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Re: These two songs sound suspiciously alike...
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2017, 05:21:26 PM »
I feel like that's a very common chord progression for eerie sinister pieces.  I'm reminded of the middle part of the Iron Maiden song "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" when I hear those two VG pieces you linked to.  (Rime was on Iron Maiden's 1984 album Powerslave.  It's my favorite Maiden album and that song saved my hide during an honors English class in high school.)

https://youtu.be/t7zk4as9kzA?t=311
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