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Sam Smith "Stay With Me" is the same song as Tom Petty "I Won't Back Down".


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Sam Smith's version is slowed down and more eom, but it's the same melody.

A court is ordering Sam Smith to pay 12.5% of the royalties to Tom Petty:

http://www.businessinsider.com/sam-smith-pays-tom-petty-royalties-over-stay-with-me-2015-1

Postmodern Jukebox version of Stay With Me with Cristina Gatti:

The copying might be due to Kleptomnesia, according to Adam Grant:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/biggest-reason-we-steal-other-peoples-ideas-adam-grant

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