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.
Everyone keeps talking about how much they love Roar when it's a blatant ripoff of Brave by sara bareilles—
Jack Hendrix (@dftbjack) August 14, 2013
Applause or Roar? Imo Roar is just another Katy's basic Teenage Dream 9th single and Sara Barreileis' Brave Ripoff.—
Abi O'Malley (@abigalih) August 13, 2013
The background music of "Roar" by Katy Perry sounds almost exactly like the music of "Brave" by Sarah Barellies and it's bugging me out—
Kristin Compitello (@kristincomp) August 14, 2013
Katy Perry's Roar is the biggest rip off of that song Brave—
Satchel Sklar♌ (@Skanktopus209) August 14, 2013
But just because two pop songs have similar chord progressions doesn’t mean one was copied from the other.
Roar and brave are actually so different. let's not get all worked up about an incredibly overused chord progression and production.—
Rohan Marley (@HeavyMetalJudas) August 12, 2013
Acclaimed songwriter Lukasz Gottwald, who co-wrote “Roar,” took to Twitter early this morning to put the allegations to rest: