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Posted on Jan 25, 2014 10:50 pm
Ever wondered what the world's biggest boy band would sound like without a load of techno gadgetry behind them?
YouTube duo SamRick may have the answer. The pair has posted a video that imagines what One Direction might sound like without autotune. You can check it out below.
The Mirror recently reported that music lawyers were looking into suing One Direction because of similarities between the boy band's "Midnight Memories" and the 1987 Def Leppard single "Pour Some Sugar on Me:"
"Music lawyers will routinely scour hits like this one to see if there is any evidence that a band has either copied or cleverly mimicked a Def Leppard song," an unnamed source said."These cases can often take weeks to sort out because we are not talking about peanuts here - the 1D album is selling millions and if the title track goes out as a single it will generate even more money."
However, Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell recently revealed that they will not be taking legal action against 1D, and that they were "flattered" by the reference.
Do you prefer SamRick's video to the original 1D song? Let us know in the comments.