"the Eurovision song contest-the contribution likened to Avicii"
"the city of MALMO. Andreas Johnsons song contest-upload disturbed by plagiatanklagelser. "
"an Artist's song is likened to an Avicii hit. "
"– It is far from a theft, " says Andreas Johnson. "
"Andreas Johnson, 48, recharge for the second round of the Eurovision song contest marred by accusations that tävlingslåten ”Army of us” would be a copy. "
"the Days before the broadcast 60 seconds of the contributions to listen to on SVT Play, and already has many viewers reacted to Johnson's song is very similar to Tim ”Avicii” Berglings mega hit ”Without you”."
"Several listeners and fans have drawn attention to the similar verses and the melody in the social media. "
"Andreas Johnson was reached by the plagiatanklagelserna late on Friday evening. He does not agree with."
"– If people want to see it as a wink so you get to see it as a positive wink because he did something absolutely magical. It is far from a theft, " he says."
"He believes that many songs are similar to each other."
" It's kind of like ”Let it be” by the Beatles. You can find the same chords in the ”Glorious, ”Save tonight” and the 500 other pop songs. "
"do you Think yourself that your song is similar to Aviciis?"
" Ever since I appearance so I have had a lot of folkiga elements and very country so it was nothing that was completely unfamiliar with these chords. Then different tones and all that sort of thing there. Then you have a beat that goes up so it is clear that there is a sense in it, but at the same time, it has my id and my voice, and it does its work."
"Must be to the right"
"the Melodifestivalen executive producer Christer Björkman has not noted the similarities in the songs."
"– Not that it sounds similar to the melody, I have never thought of. However, it is stylistically very similar to the type of music that Avicii, among other things represents, and it's a sound rather than a melody, " he says."
"According to him, to take the SVT, no measures in case of suspicion of låtplagiat. Instead, it is Stim (the Swedish composers international musikbyrå) to investigate any thefts. "
"– first, so there must be an injured party and then it must get a notification about it to the Stim. Then it is done an investigation of a group where that makes a statement about it, and then may the injured party take it to court and get a judgment on it. Usually made stuff like that up in settlement, a settlement. We are not a court of law and we have neither the knowledge or the competence or the right to make such a judgment."
"this is The seventh time Andreas Johnson competes in the Eurovision song contest. The latest was with ”Living to die” in 2015."