hard to identify Simple minds ripoff
January 14, 2008 12:39 AM   Subscribe

what's that song ? Who ripped off "new gold dream" keyboard line ?

At the pub quizz the other week, we were asked to identify some songs. One of them had an intro that sounded very much like Simple Minds' "New Gold Dream" but it wasn't the eighties band (Jim Kerr and Co).

Over the general brouhaha all I could gather about the correct answer was "open your eyes". I guess it's the title of the song and not the artist but I can't be 100% affirmative.

Is there someone who heard that song, noticed the similarity with "New Gold Dreams" and can tell me who did than soundalike ?
posted by Baud to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
"Open your Mind" by Usura.
posted by gene_machine at 1:37 AM on January 14, 2008 [1 favorite]

And here.
posted by gene_machine at 1:38 AM on January 14, 2008

utah saints did a take off on new gold dream as well
posted by jcruelty at 11:42 AM on January 14, 2008

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