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Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« on: October 23, 2011, 09:46:41 AM »
This song is a huge hit in Belgium and the Netherlands at the moment. I realy love it, what do you guys and girls think of it?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UVNT4wvIGY

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2011, 08:02:21 AM »
Been and gone in Aus,  it was a hit here, but not my cup o tea.  Men at Work got sued for the  Kookaburra song similarity in Down Under.  This guy better watch out,  because at the start i swear i can hear ba ba black sheep :o
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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 03:07:51 AM »
only just recently started being played over here..vocally, he really sounds like Sting, i almost like it but interested to see where he goes next.

the video is stunning tho IMHO  O0
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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2012, 09:49:17 AM »
I like .........Miami Nights 1984 Remix version

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz8fCnMBnuc

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2012, 19:53:02 PM »
the intro sounds a bit like xtc senses working overtime.
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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2012, 21:46:57 PM »
Reminds me too much of Manu Chao.

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2012, 09:40:40 AM »
Still not sure! - got a sound of Ozzy (Changes at the chorus) and Sting

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2012, 19:59:49 PM »
All I hear is Peter Gabriel... Kimbra has a lovely voice though.
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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2012, 22:48:15 PM »
Love it. Kimbra is especially brilliant but more than that I love the tension between the characters in the song. Will definitely see what else they've done.

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2012, 13:02:08 PM »
I really loved this song in the beginning but then it started to be all over the radio and really got on my nerves after a while.
But I really liked this version of the song, kind of funny!

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Re: Gotye ft Kimbra - Somebody that I used to know
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2012, 22:02:37 PM »
I have since picked up Kimbra's album and its great: she's a little Kate Bush and a little Max Sharam. Recommended.
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