mzde.fhfc at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 18:13:43 CEST 2005
On 8/30/05, Svensson, Joakim <joakim.svensson at capgemini.com> wrote:
> Oh, they're not using samples; they use the theme from Computer Love and
> play it on electric guitars and some parts of the lyrics is also following
> CL. It's very much as it says in the credit - they've based their
> composition on CL, but every sound you hear is original.
> This raises a question: Did Hütter, Bartos and/or Schult at all cooperate
> in the composition of X5? Surely not, and if so, can they be mentioned as
> composers of the song? I think it's very fair of Coldplay to be clear of
> that they're using a theme composed by somebody else, for most other songs
> I've heard using some already existing theme it' the opposite; you have no
> trace what so ever that this is based on somebody else's work.
My impression (from one or two times listening) is that they used the
melody, pretty straightforwardly, just with different lyrics.
"Um, and different instrumentation..."
Uh, "new" "music"... 08/27/2005
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