Truth be told, we take no pleasure in piling onto music plagiarism accusations, but the fine folks at Pedestrian have called out Kelly Clarkson’s new leaked single, “Naked Eye,” as a blatant rip-off of Arcade Fire’s great “Rebellion (Lies)” and, well, the first verses are awfully similar. Vulture noticed the AF connection too. Coincidence?
Have no fear, Clarkson detractors: the (alleged!) theft starts at the 8-second mark: