It’s not a secret that the Belgian-Australian musician Gotye wrote “Somebody That I Used to Know” inspired by his own experiences with relationships. But six months later, five other people covered, sang, and played the same song, which figuratively illustrates that we all have these particular experiences with relationships.
These five are Walk off the Earth – a Canadian indie band. The way they played this cover is more than impressive: ten hands on a single guitar. Beautiful.
Walk off the Earth – Somebody That I Used to Know
Memorable line: “Now you’re just somebody that I used to know”
Genres: indie rock, pop
The Original Song:
Gotye feat. Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know
Written by: Gotye
Labels: Samples ‘n’ Seconds, Inertia, Eleven, Lucky Number, Independent
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