Turks accuse Adele of stealing 'Million Years Ago'

07 December 2015 - 16:15 By AFP

British pop star Adele has been accused of plagiarism by Turkish music lovers, who say one of the tracks on her latest album is a rip-off of a song by an iconic Kurdish musician. Adele's Turkish critics say "Million Years Ago", track number nine on her album "25", bears an unmistakable resemblance to a tune by Ahmet Kaya called "Acilara Tutunmak" ("Clinging to Pain"), which was recorded in 1985.

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