Does This Qualify as Copyright Infringement or Just Inspiration

• May 30, 2019 - 05:11

I wrote a song heavily inspired by Daniel Rosenfeld's, or better known as C418's, song "Mice on Venus." It is a song from the video game Minecraft. Anyway, generously borrowed from his song structure, tempo, and rhythm. However, the key, chord progressions, combination of notes are drastically different. So I am wondering if I am allowed to post this.

Original song is something like (although not exactly) this:
Note: This is a cover by Torby Brand, and so it probably is slightly different.

The song inspired by "Mice on Venus.":

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what is important is that the melody is different.
Chords can be the same.
The form can be the same.
But the melody must be absolutely different.

If I compare the file you added with the link you added, I can say that this work is entirely yours.

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