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This Song From "High School Musical 3" Sounds A Lot Like NSYNC's "Pop"

How did nobody notice before?

If you've seen High School Musical 3, you know that the song "The Boys Are Back" is a badass song about male friendship and a total disregard of junkyard safety.

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The song is catchy as hell, and it's definitely helped by Zac Efron and Corbin Bleu clearly having a blast the whole time.

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But, as comedian Andrew Ivimey recently noticed on Twitter, perhaps the reason "The Boys Are Back" is so catchy is that it sounds very similar to another song: NSYNC's 2001 banger "Pop."

Friend: The Boys Are Back from High School Musical 3 is a really good song. Me: Umm... It's good. But it's Nsync's… https://t.co/6tq4pvC8Y5

In a 45-second video, Ivimey edited together parts of "The Boys Are Back" and "Pop" to highlight the familiar beats and melodies in both songs.

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Even the dance moves are similar! Both of the breakdowns feature some elaborate synchronized choreography.

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Ivimey's video is short, so if you need to hear more, here's the full version of "The Boys Are Back," which came out in 2008:

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And here's the video for "Pop," which was released in 2001:

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  1. Do you hear the similarities between "The Boys Are Back" and "Pop"?

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Do you hear the similarities between "The Boys Are Back" and "Pop"?
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    Yes, they sound almost exactly the same.
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    Kind of, but they're not THAT similar.
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    These songs sound nothing alike.

Well, even if they ARE the same, both songs are still 🔥.

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