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Sohn calls out Audi for ‘borrowing’ from one of his songs

By | Published on Thursday 25 September 2014


Brit synth-pop artist Sohn is all mad at car maker Audi for, in his words, “borrowing” from one of his original tracks in an ad, and not crediting him.

Sohn, real name Chris Taylor, claims Audi has ripped off his song ‘Lessons’ on a clip promoting its A3 Sportback model.

Tweeting at the brand earlier this week, he said: “Feels like you may have ‘borrowed’ from one of my tunes… can I ‘borrow’ one of your cars?”. Audi didn’t get back to him. Shocker.

Hear for yourself. This is ‘Lesson’, which is taken from Sohn’s first LP ‘Tremors’:

And this is the Audi ad, which certainly seems quite similar: