Frans Jeppsson-Wall and his song “If I Were sorry” is one of the big favorites for the Melodifestivalen final on Saturday. But now investigating the record label PIAS Recordings unless the premium is too similar to the American artist Matt Simon’s song “Catch & amp; release “from 2014, writes Expressen.
– People have reacted to the songs sound the same. The information has reached the headquarters in England from different places and they will investigate the matter further, says Henrik Nystrom on Pias Nordic countries to the newspaper.
SVT’s “Culture News” reports that låtskrivarteamet behind the “If I Were sorry “through the record company Sony announced that they listened to Matt Simon’s song. In a statement, they wrote:
“We note that there are many songs with similar chords and musical structure. As we see it, it is pure coincidence, but if one author would like to take this up further, they are welcome to contact us. “
SVT has not commented on any similarity between the songs.