Gotye - Gotye Slams Glee Cover Of 'Somebody That I Used To Know'24 April 2012
Gotye Slams Glee Cover Of 'Somebody That I Used To Know'
"They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals, but the vocals were that pop 'Glee style,' ultra-dry, sounded pretty tuned." The song was a hit in Australia before it went viral and became a hit in the UK and US, so he's been promoting it for a long time. "`Talking about myself all day as I have been for the last nine months gets pretty boring, saying the same things, in subtle variations.. I haven't taken the step of just making stuff up but that might be next, I think." Talking about the success of the song, he said "when it hit a million views on YouTube, I kinda knew that something crazy was happening with it.
Kimbra, who features on the song, explains why she thinks the track was such a success. "I think there's an extraordinary vulnerability to the song 'Somebody That I Used To Know,' it's very honest. the first time that I heard it, I knew that it would connect with people."
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