Taeyang’s “Eyes, Nose, Lips” accused of plagiarism

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Taeyang‘s award-winning 2014 track Eyes, Nose, Lips has become embroiled in plagiarism allegations.

On August 12th 2014, singer Derrick Bullock released his single Change Me on iTunes. He has since come under scrutiny for the track’s piano accompaniment, described as ‘almost the same’ as Taeyang’s.

However, prior to the song’s iTunes release, Derrick Bullock strongly affirmed that the song was his own work. He further claimed that it had been ‘stolen’ from him.

The song was shared on YouTube on July 31st with the following description:

Derrick Bullock accuses Taeyang of plagiarism

Photo: Derrick Bullock’s YouTube Channel, screencap retrieved from Twitter

YG Entertainment has responded to the situation, stating that: “Currently at the company, we are trying to look into this, we are trying to find a solution to this.”

The video has since been removed from YouTube.


Credit: Translation by Rachel Sang Eun [email protected]

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