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One Direction Totally Meant to Copy the Clash

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More than a few people noticed that the riff from One Direction’s canoe-dancing single, “Live While We’re Young,” sounds a lot like the riff from the Clash’s “Should I Stay or Should I Go.” But you were supposed to notice. “It’s kind of purpose,” lead moppet Harry Styles told the AP of the similarity. Also, at least One Direction knows about the Clash.

One Direction Totally Meant to Copy the Clash