Did Expedia Thieve From Motley Crue? You Be the Judge

A recent commercial seems to borrow heavily from a 35-year-old Crue song

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Far be it for BlastEcho to drum up controversy—ok, we lied, we live for it—but we couldn’t help but notice some startling similarities between a certain guitar melody in the intro of a recent Expedia commercial and the opening guitar melody in the 35-year-old Motley Crue song “Merry-Go Round.”

A quick Google search reveals that a mass audience hasn’t acknowledged the similarities, which makes BlastEcho wonder if we’re alone in our humble opinion. Have a listen for yourself. Are we hearing things or is Expedia borrowing a little too generously from the Crue? If enough people take our side, maybe we’ll reach out to the Crue and see if they agree too.

Expedia Commercial 2015 Zoo:

Motley Crue’s “Merry-Go Round”

 

 

1 Comment

  1. Patty

    July 21, 2016 at 7:28 am

    Always renershifg to hear a rational answer.

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