"Love is Meant to Last Forever", one of the singles released from John Norum's first solo album, Total Control (1987), sounds a bit like "The Final Countdown". Even John Norum himself stated in a 1999 interview that the song is a total rip off of TFC.
This mashup shows just how similar those two songs are.
Last Edit: Nov 26, 2019 16:37:11 GMT 2 by Stein: The interview was done in 1999, not 2000.
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Very interesting! I was looking for it because already a few fans reacted to that mashup saying that the two songs are completely different things... but if they read what JN himself said in this interview, I think they would reconsider then!
There are lots of similarities. But I had to read it somewhere first to made me aware of it. After that I can't stop thinking of The final countdown when I hear Love is meant...This mash-up (which is beautifully done I must say) doesn't exactly help to get that out of my system
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