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Somebody That You Used to Know: It's Kimbra's Time to Shine on 'The Golden Echo'

New Zealand-born songwriter Kimbra Johnson's success as a solo artist has stemmed from her stylistic diversity. While her 2011 debut Vows exhibited a dizzying repertoire of jazz and R&B-inflected art-pop, she meddled with it even further for its stateside reissue, shortly after her vocal chirps showed up here on Gotye's inescapable "Somebody That I Used to Know...

More Than Just 'Somebody': Kimbra's New Groove

Most listeners know Kimbra as the woman who crashes Gotye's pity party on the 2011 hit "Somebody That I Used To Know." The guest spot lent a pop-world boost to an eclectic career already in progress.

Kimbra feels life reverberate in 'The Golden Echo'

On Feb. 10, 2013, Kimbra walked onto the Staples Center stage and accepted a Grammy Award from Prince, who added his own seal of approval before reading the Recording Academy's pick for record of the year.

Kimbra goes for gold

The Kiwi pop sensation was ‘like a kid in a playground’ recording her new collaborative album in Los Angeles.

Kimbra's 'The Golden Echo'

*** (out of four) Kimbra is still best known for appearing on Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," so maybe it's fitting that the singer's sophomore album "The Golden Echo" recalls many artists that everyone knows. Stylistically all over the map, the record makes clear that the 24-year-old New Zealand native has no musical identity of her own. This only bothers me to an extent. The disco-y ...

New Zealand singer Kimbra, incorporates art with her latest album “The Golden Echo”

Though most people know of 24-year-old New Zealand native Kimbra from her 2013 power duet with Gotye, she is proving herself to be much more than a featured voice. Her newest album “The Golden Echo” was released last Tuesday and features an evolved sound that stands out on its own.

New Music Tuesday: Kimbra's Just Somebody That You Used to Know

It's the kind of end-of-summer song that you need for that one last road trip through the country. You've heard a Blake Shelton song before, right?

News: Kimbra announces 2014 headline shows

Two chances for fans to get intimate with Kimbra.

Cover band rides online wave to fame

Walk Off The Earth's videos have been seen more than 400 million times, which could make them one of the most famous cover bands in the Internet age

Music Monday (8/18): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Our guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming albums from Basement Jaxx, J Mascis, Ty Segall, The Bug, Merchandise, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, and Röyksopp & Robyn. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic

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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.

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