Is it just me that thinks Roar by Katy Perry is so similar to Brave by Sara Bareilles?—
(@rivalIed) August 14, 2013
No, you’re not the only one. In fact, quite a few people are claiming that Katy Perry’s new hit single, “Roar,” is a copycat of “Brave” by Sara Bareilles.
But just because two pop songs have similar chord progressions doesn’t mean one was copied from the other.
Acclaimed songwriter Lukasz Gottwald, who co-wrote “Roar,” took to Twitter early this morning to put the allegations to rest: