A few years ago there was a video compilation (from the site "Busty Adventures") with a song that was very similar to One Republic's "Connection" (but only the first 5 seconds).

Please listen to "Connection" song and you must hear it -- help me please I can't sleep if I don't remember.

I instantly recognize a similarity to "Paper Planes" by M.I.A when hearing the first few seconds of Connection.

It has the same pattern of a single note repeated over and over with pretty much the same speed, and near to the same pitch.

Mr. Blue sky by Electric Light Orchestra has a very similar intro to Connection.

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