All kinds of shin-diggery was kicked up in the musical world last week, when One Direction unveiled single Live While We're Young to an ONSLAUGHT of accusations that they'd copied the intro to The Clash's Should I Stay Or Should I Go.

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Twitter was full of people from Hoxton with rubbish haircuts and skinny red jeans throwing slurs in One Direction's, um, direction, and people who smoke brown roll ups and still buy all their music on vinyl (and judge you if you've stooped as low as a convenient ipod) sniggered at the band as they quaffed red wine and read the manuscript of a Russian play.

One Direction have retaliated, and basically said "Yeah we did, it's good though isn't it?"

Harry told BBC Newsbeat; "It's a bit like the first single when the opening riff sounds similar to a certain film,"  presumably referring to the bit from Grease at the beginning of What Makes You Beautiful.

"I assume it must be quite diffferent to do a unique riff now because there's been so many songs," added Louis Tomlinson, sexily.

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"Surely there's only so many riffs you can pull out, you know?"

"It's kind of on purpose though," said Harry. Slowly. Smoulderingly.

"You know, it's a great riff, so..."

You know what Harry, it is, and there were topless moment and wet-t-shirt sections AHOY in the video, so you're allowed to do whatever you want.

Even if you did say you wouldn't be doing any of that around this time last year...

 



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