I was listening to my music library randomly today and heard a song from a band called “The Amps” that I’ve never listened to and it sounded so familiar I thought it was a cover version.

In 1989, New Model Army released “Inheritance” and it starts like this:

http://troyandgay.com/uploads/2010/01/Inheritance.mov

10 years later, in 1999, The Amps (formed by Kim Deal of the Pixies and The Breeders) released “Hoverin” and it starts like this:

http://troyandgay.com/uploads/2010/01/Hoverin.mov

That’s a blatant rip-off, in my opinion.