Maroon 5 sarcastically calls out The 1975 for using similar artwork, which ...

Maroon 5 sarcastically calls out The 1975 for using similar record artwork, which garners biting response from British band's frontman

By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com

Published: 03:55 GMT, 18 January 2020 | Updated: 03:55 GMT, 18 January 2020

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Maroon 5 called out The 1975 for using cover art for their new single that looks similar to the first album by the Adam Levine fronted group, which didn't get by the British band's singer without a biting reply.

It all started when Maroon 5 used a heavy dose of sarcasm when they tweeted the two covers, side-by-side, to get a reaction.

'Hey @the1975, you guys big 'Kara's Flowers' fans?' they wrote. 

Kara's Flowers was Maroon 5's original band name until 2001.

War of words! Adam Levine and Maroon 5 took a jab at the British ban The 1975 for their cover artwork for their new single

War of words! The 1975 frontman, Matt Healy, hit back at Maroon five after being accused of copying cover artwork

War of words! Maroon 5 called out The 1975 for using similar cover artwork as their first album, which got a biting response from the singer of the British band

In response, The 1975 frontman, Matt Healy, sounded as if he didn't even know the identity of Kara's Flowers, while also adding in a four-letter jab.

'I don't know what the f**k that is but I love that song about being in a phone box or whatever it is,' Healy tweeted. 

Healy was referencing the Maroon 5's 2012 song Payphone, featuring rapper Wiz Khalifa, that was the lead single to their fourth studio album, Overexposed.

First jab! Maroon 5 (formerly Kara's Flowers until 2001) used a heavy dose of sarcasm when they tweeted the two covers, side-by-side, to get a reaction

First jab! Maroon 5 (formerly Kara's Flowers until 2001) used a heavy dose of sarcasm when they tweeted the two covers, side-by-side, to get a reaction

Take that! In response, The 1975 frontman, Matt Healy, sounded as if he didn't even know the identity of Kara's Flowers, while also adding in a four-letter jab

Take that! In response, The 1975 frontman, Matt Healy, sounded as if he didn't even know the identity of

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