Well this is awkward, Katy Perry’s new song Roar sounds an awful lot like 33-year-old American singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles’ Brave.
Brave was release three months ago and to make it even more awkward Perry tweeted about how much she loved Bareilles at the time of the release.
— Katy Perry (@katyperry) May 16, 2013
You probably don’t immediately recognise Sara Bareilles by name but you will definitely recognise her debut single, Love Song, which was nominated for the 2009 Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and stayed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a phenomenal 41 weeks.
Take a listen to the two clips below and let us know what you think in the comments below:
Sara Bareilles’ Brave:
Katy Perry’s Roar:
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