Posted On:8/20/2004 4:36am
Style: BJJ, Kickboxing
This is a very weird observation I made the other day whilst watching The Big Boss on DVD (I think it was called 'The Chinese Connection' for the Americans on the forum).
When I put it to the original Chinese soundtrack - one of the background tunes sounded exactly like a track off Pink Floyd's 'The dark side of the moon'. (Its the moody atmospheric one with a clock ticking and guitar overlayed) At first I thought - OMG they took a pink floyd track and used it without permission.
I then realised that The Big Boss was released a good 7+ years before Pink Floyd's 'The Dark side of the Moon'. I'm surprised no one has made this connection before but I guess it onlya ppears on the Cantonese version of the film and not the english dub - and I doubt Pink Floyd were ever that bif Hong Kong.
So is it possible that a so called 'intellectual' british band ripped off some nameless Hong Kong music composer who probably got paid next to nothing for his efforts?
Posted On:8/20/2004 4:45am
Probably. I hear tunes being ripped off all the time, and never any credit given.
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Occam's Razor says no.
Posted On:8/20/2004 4:46am
I think Occams' t3h Inc0rr3ct !
Posted On:8/20/2004 4:47am
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Posted On:8/20/2004 4:49am
There IS NO R4Z0R! !!!
Posted On:8/20/2004 4:55am
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Posted On:8/20/2004 4:58am
Style: Snatch Wrestling
It's possible it's just a coincidence...also, how could they have been ripping off Bruce Lee? Did HE write the music for that song!?
Posted On:8/20/2004 5:00am
Actually the title ofmy thread was misleading. No I doubt bruce lee wrote it. But I doubt its coincidence - not only is it the same tune - but an almost identical arrangement.
Posted On:8/20/2004 5:07am
I think you're 100%, and it goes on all the time. Musicians take things from all over the place IMO.
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