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Gotye’s Whirlwind Year Continues With ‘Live At Letterman’ Performance

Years from now, it will be impossible to talk about the music of 2012 without mentioning Gotye and his seemingly ubiquitous hit song, “Somebody That You Used to Know.” Spending eight weeks at Number One […]

09/19/2012

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Gotye Shows Everyone Who’s Boss – Creates New Song From YouTube Covers

Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used To Know” is a pop-culture phenomenon. In the year since the song debuted on his Making Mirrors album, Gotye has rocketed to stardom, sold millions singles worldwide, and watched as […]

08/15/2012

Gotye Releases Something That’s Not “Somebody That I Used To Know”

It’s a position precious few artists ever experience: How does one follow-up after writing the defining song of an era? Much like Outkast’s “Hey Ya” and Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” Gotye’s ubiquitous hit “Somebody That I […]

08/09/2012

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Gotye’s Not Dead, He’s Been Shazamed To Pieces

Earlier this morning it was reported that Gotye had been pronounced dead by a CNN iReport. At 4:32 AM EST, it was reported that Gotye had shot himself in the head with a 9mm handgun. […]

07/02/2012

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Gotye To Perform On SNL On April 14, Gets Muppet Alter-Ego

Wouter ”Wally” De Backer, a/k/a Gotye , is enjoying a tenacious sort of fame with his heart-breaking (and “Baa Baa Black Sheep” sampled) tune, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Joining the ranks of famous […]

03/25/2012

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Kimbra From Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” Collaborating With Foster The People, Mars Volta

[pullquote quote="I've been in LA for the past week working on a song with Mark Foster from Foster The People. "]Taking top honors on charts all around the world, Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used To […]

03/14/2012

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Lollapalooza Lineup Leaked? — Will We See Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Beyonce In Grant Park?

[pullquote quote="My work here is done. Good game, Perry Farrell." credit="@LollaLeaks"]The twitterverse is buzzing about the summer festival circuit. This morning, we had official confirmation about the lineup for Bonnaroo 2012. Now the same account […]

02/14/2012

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