"Since U Been Gone" and the Wind Machine Chorus

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“Since U Been Gone” is an iconic tune, not least for its gargantuan chorus. But how did British heavy metal influence the sound of Kelly Clarkson's breakout hit? Let's talk Iron Maiden, Swedish super-producers, and Alicia Keys' sequel to 'Empire State of Mind'.


Kelly Clarkson - Since U Been Gone

Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills

The Veronicas - 4ever

Jay-Z - Empire State of Mind

Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind Pt II

Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom

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