Music: Somebody That I Used To Know
There is always something new in everything.
I can’t remember when I first heard the song “Somebody That I Used To Know” and I wasn’t mindful then about who’s the artist behind it. The song was kind of a Sting-like music to me.
Later on I learned that the artist is Gotye. He wrote, composed and performed the song himself in collaboration with Kimbra. The song quickly became popular especially in Australia and received several awards and critical acclaim since it was launched on July 25, 2011.
A kind of song that is something new to a listener but has the power to capture attention and is now liked by many. And by many, I mean millions. While writing this blog, the music video already has 48,689,463 views on youtube.
Gotye claims in an interview that the song was “definitely drawn from various experiences I’ve had in relationships breaking up, and in the parts of the more reflective parts of the song, in the aftermath and the memory of those different relationships and what they were and how they broke up and what’s going on in everyone’s minds. Yeah, so it’s an amalgam of different feelings but not completely made up as such.” – wikipedia.org
If you haven’t seen or heard the song yet, below is the video. 🙂
After seeing Gotye and Kimbra singing with full of emotions, now let me have you this cover version of an indie band called Walk Off The Earth adding to it a little something that made it sound newer. Sounds Funny how they did it with just one guitar. 🙂 🙂 🙂
Powerful song from powerful talented artists. Thanks for reading/viewing.