Thursday, September 25, 2008
On Guitar "Inspiration"
Harris Jayaraj seems to be going through an "inspiration" phase. This comment is based on the evidence of his Guitar work in his most recent album - Vaaranam Aayiram. It is a popular suspicion that the guitar tack in the album's main anthem sounds very similar to the Guitar track of AC/DC's Love Bomb. Anti HJ people linked the two songs in youtube so much that search results, at one point, showed Love Bomb when you searched for "Adiye Kolluthe" .Regardless, Adiye Kolluthe is a fantastic song and I love it.
However - am I the only one who thinks "Mundhinam" (a song in the Vaaranam Aayiram album ) song's guitar progression is a cut & paste of the one in George Michael's Faith? I heard this song the first time today and it literally screamed "Faith". Faith is a cult classic even in Thamizh Nadu. So I am surprised how HJ/Gautham thought - a perception of "inspiration" might not arise.