Re: Satriani Sues Coldplay
I hope Joe wins, and he knows music so I think he would know if he has a chance or not. I don't think it's about money for him, I think it's about integrity. He is a musician that has worked his ass off to make his career last. In the face of musical styles that are at odds with his for the good part of the last 20 years too. I would be pretty pissed at whoever used my melodies without my permission, I wouldn't be upset about money or anything, just that I wrote it I should be acknowledged for doing so. A very large pop act has no right to steal or ignorantly use it to make a hit that is used in advertising and whatnot without any mention of the song's actually writer.
Some people I showed the similarities to said "It's not very similar," I said, "buy a hearing aid."