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Somebody That I Used to Know

11 Of The Year's Biggest Winners

Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

From Stacey Dash's political bellyflop to the box office implosion of "John Carter," 2012 left plenty of fodder for cynics and late night comics. But ...

Spotify's Most Popular Song Of The Year Is ...

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Gotye's smash hit "Somebody I Used to Know" is Spotify's top song of the year. The digital music service said Wednesday that the multipla...

Gotye, A One Hit Wonder?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment

Belgian-Australian singer Gotye says he will gladly accept a ticket to One Hit Wonderland. His hit single "Somebody That I Used To Know" saturated...

Get to Know: Kimbra (VIDEO) | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

You may not have heard of Kimbra yet. That's going to change, quickly. The New Zealand native first came to our attention earlier this year as the body painted ex-girlfriend in Gotye's smash hit 'Somebody That I Used to Know.'

Gotye Doesn't Have New Music Ready

Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment

If Gotye isn't careful, he really could become somebody that you used to know. (Pause here for groans.) In an interview with at the M...

WATCH: 'Obama That I Used To Know'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

Sure, HuffPost Entertainment may have called Eric Schwartz's "Some Music That I Used to Love" the Goyte parody to end all Gotye parodies, but that was...

WATCH: Breaking Up With Gotye

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment

You may have heard Gotye's catchy viral phenom, "Somebody That I Used To Know," on “American Idol,” “The Voice, “Gossip Girl,” in the superm...

WATCH: 'Some Star Wars That I Used To Know'

Posted 06.28.2012 | Comedy

Yes, we know that parodies of "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye have gotten a little played out. But we'll make an exception when we see a reall...

WATCH: 'The Star Wars That I Used To Know'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 06.28.2012 | Entertainment

Just when "Somebody That I Used To Know" was starting to fade into Top 40 history, a few clever "Star Wars" fanatics made a parody video that we just ...

Kids Sing Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used To Know' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

Forget "If You're Happy And You Know It." Songs about pain, heartache and loss appear to be the biggest hits with the under-four-foot-tall set. First,...

WATCH: This Dog And Cat Cover "Somebody That I Used To Know"

Posted 06.02.2012 | Good News

Gotye's uber popular hit, "Somebody That I Used To Know," might be old news to some, but clever videos featuring the catchy tune keep surfacing online...

8 Epic 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Covers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.17.2012 | Teen

You may have heard Gotye's ultra-catchy viral phenom, "Somebody That I Used To Know," on “American Idol,” “The Voice, or “Gossip Girl,” or ...

WATCH: Little Girl Knows How to Grooooove

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 05.11.2012 | Parents

Just let the music move you. That's the takeaway from 3-year-old Grace's epic groove to Gotye's hit song "Somebody That I Used To Know." Rocki...

WATCH: Kids' Make Cute 'Somebody That I Used To Know' Video

Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents

First "Bohemian Rhapsody," now this. Two children used their commutes to belt out lyrics to Gotye's hit song "Somebody That I Used To Know." The pa...

Rocking Non-Instrumental Cover of Rihanna's 'We Found Love'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.27.2012 | Home

Rihanna's "We Found Love" caused a stir on and off the dance floor last fall, with its "dysfunctional love-fest" video getting pulled from French dayt...

'Now It's Just Some Study That I Used To Know'

Posted 04.26.2012 | College

Some classes are totally pointless. College Humor's hilarious parody of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" -- called "Some Study That I Used T...

Gotye Disses 'Glee' Cover: 'Ultra Dry, Sounded Pretty Tuned'

Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

At least one person isn't a fan of the "Glee" treatment of Gotye's blowout hit, "Somebody That I Used to Know": Gotye himself. The Australian sing...

The Dark Evolutionary Secrets of 'Somebody That I Used to Know'

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Rob Brooks

What thrilled me is that since I heard that song, I've felt it embodied a rare quality often sought but seldom truly achieved in art, a quality with roots that are embedded firmly in our evolutionary soil.

Sasha Bronner

Gotye On Coachella, Covers & That Amazing Music Video | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.13.2012 | Los Angeles

This is part 2 of 4 of our "My Coachella" Series. Check back during Coachella for profiles on our favorite bands. His name is Wally De Backer, but ...

An Exclusive Gotye Interview

Michael Martin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Martin

Based on the success of his single "Somebody That I Used To Know," multi-instrumentalist Gotye has been gaining a great deal of momentum around the world. Not bad for a guy who didn't speak a stitch of English until the age of 6 or so.

WATCH: A-Trak, Mark Foster & Kimbra In The Ring

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.05.2012 | Entertainment

Converse tapped three of music's most buzzy artists for their new campaign track. "Warrior" features disco house producer and Fools Gold Records boss ...

WATCH: Darren Criss & Matt Bomer Sing 'Somebody That I Used To Know'

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

"Glee" is back Tues., April 10 and covering one of the hottest songs out right now: Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." "White Collar's" Matt B...

WATCH: Five People, One Guitar

Posted 02.10.2012 | Comedy

Music fans might be familiar with Gotye's song "Somebody That I Used To Know," but it's more likely that you're one of the 30 million people who has w...

Lucas Kavner

Major Australian Artist Tries To Make It In America | Lucas Kavner | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The crowd at the Bowery Ballroom on Monday night was there to see Gotye, the alter ego of Belgian-Australian musician Wouter De Backer, pl...