In the Eurovision episode of Father Ted, Ted and Dougal realise the song they’d ripped off for My Lovely Horse was actually a really well-known tune and had to ditch it just before they went live on stage.
Well it turns out that both Cyprus and Germany thought that Titanium and Human were little-known, long-lost B-sides. Well sadly for them, they’re actually two massive tracks that literally everyone in Europe is very familiar with.
Viewers were quick to take to Twitter after Hovig’s performance of Gravity and Levina’s song Perfect Life to say just how similar they were to the Rag’n’Bone Man and David Guetta / Sia songs.
This sounds like a complete rip off of Titanium by Sia #Eurovision
— Beth ♌ (@heyitsbeth123) May 13, 2017
— Sean (@shwesty) May 13, 2017
Is it me or did Germany just rip off the hook to Titanium? #Eurovision
— Tired of (@zagbah) May 13, 2017
That's what you call a perfect rip off of Titanium ???? #Eurovision
— Samantha Nicole (@samanthainbj) May 13, 2017
— laura.~* (@blushypj) May 13, 2017
As long as Cypress gets one nil points for his Rag n Bone Man rip off I'll consider tonight a success #Eurovision
— Blackdog Podcast (@BlackdogPodcast) May 13, 2017
Have a listen here and judge for yourself:
Here’s Germany’s entry…
And Titanium by David Guetta and Sia:
And then here’s Rag’n’Bone Man’s Human:
Compared to Cyprus’s song Gravity:
They can probably expect a letter from lawyers in the post soon.