Grinderman Accused of Plagiarism for 'Palaces of Montezuma'
Nick Cave of Grinderman has been called out by a random 29-year-old shmoe who claims Cave ripped off his song to make "Palaces of Montezuma."
Cave addressed the issue at a show in London on Friday, stating that someone is trying to sue him for supposedly basing the Grinderman song on his own. The track was supposedly written for his wife, Cave told concertgoers at the Friday night gig.
Frankie Duffy, the greedy guy making the claim, can't help but have his head stuck so far up his ass that he has legitimately convinced himself of this so-called act of plagiarism. "I can't help thinking that Nick Cave was sitting in his house one night and decided to surf some unsigned bands and saw our site, saw we were split up and thought, 'I'll have that track, nobody will ever know," Duffy said. Oh Duffy, you don't sound full of yourself at all!
Riiiiight. Because no two songs have ever had similar chords.
Prefix mag has video of both songs so you can listen for yourself.
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