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Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)



 

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News: Gotye announces hometown gig; Melbourne gets a new venue

Want a chance to win a trip to India, and see Gotye perform at the same time? Gotye announces hometown gig; Melbourne gets a new venue

Gotye will be performing at the Whitsunday Reef Festival

WALLY De Backer – whose alter-ego is Grammy award winning artist Gotye will be performing at the Whitsunday Reef Festival.

Gotye and the Photoshopped general

People are scratching their heads at the 'evidence' that sent an Australian to jail.

Gotye and a Photoshopped general

Western observers say there is no case against Peter Greste at all. See the 'evidence' in pics.

Gotye, travel snaps and a Photoshopped general

Around the world, people are scratching their heads at the "evidence" that sent an Australian to jail.

Gotye, Photoshop and Peter

Around the world, people are scratching their heads at the 'evidence' that sentenced Australian journalist Peter Greste to an Egyptian prison.

Gotye and holiday snaps ... the case against Greste

The trial of Australian journalist Peter Grest and Egyptian-Canadian Al Jazeera Cairo bureau chief Mohamed Fadel Fahmy has ended with a sentence of seven years for each for “producing false news to defame Egypt.” Their colleague, producer Baher Mohamed, received 10 years.

Lana Del Rey cannot sing

At the very end of 2011 I wrote about how Gotye had released the song of the year (sorry for the reminder, I know that was a song that, in most cases, you just used to know...) and I was told by several people to get with the program. The real song of the year that year was by someone called Lana Del Rey . I did some listening to her song (Video Games) and to a couple of others. I know as well ...

Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable pop-culture appearances

After dropping in on the set of Game of Thrones yesterday (and yet declining to claim her rightful place as master of

Why was Gotye used to jail Peter Greste?

IT WAS a hit song around the world, but in bizarre circumstances Somebody That I Used to Know was also used to jail an ordinary Australian and his colleagues.

Bio


Wouter "Wally" De Backer (born 21 May 1980 in Bruges, Belgium), better known by the stage name Gotye, is an indie pop singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Victoria, Australia. Backer was born in Belgium, but moved with his family to Melbourne, Australia when he was two. Originally a member of the indie band Downstares, Backer began performing under the name Gotye in 2001 when the band disbanded. Aside from his solo work, De Backer has been a member of the indie band The Basics since its formation in 2002.

Read more about Gotye on Last.fm.


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