As court hears a “deeply traumatising” bout of affairs from Sheeran’s party, does the claimant of such infringement have a leg to stand on?
It’s always fun doing these with you wonderful lot. Have a listen at the two songs below and let me know your thoughts. If anything, it just ADDS to the plethora of rip-offs Sheeran and co have seemingly nabbed from other artists in the industry. That list is slowly entering the stage of double figures…
Grime artist Sami Chokri, who performs under the name Sami Switch, is claiming that Sheeran’s 2017 hit infringes “particular lines and phrases” of his 2015 song ‘Oh Why’. He and his co-writer Ross O’Donoghue allege that the main “Oh I” hook in ‘Shape Of You’ is “strikingly similar” to the “Oh Why” refrain in their own song: