10 Hit Songs That Were Almost Never Released
Mental Floss10 Hit Songs That Were Almost Never ReleasedMental FlossAccording to Australian singer/songwriter Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know” was a tough song to write and record. He hit a roadblock when he was penning it—he couldn't figure out how to finish the story about a bad breakup he was trying to tell in ...and more »
Posted on 1 September 2017 | 11:02 am
Ford pairs with Chinese maker Zotye for
Green Car ReportsFord pairs with Chinese maker Zotye for electric-car expansionGreen Car ReportsFord was the first U.S. maker to build hybrid cars, starting in 2004, and it launched its Focus Electric hatchback in December 2011, just a year after the arrival of the Nissan Leaf. It also continues to sell Energi plug-in hybrid versions of its mid ...Tag Archive | The News WheelThe News WheelChina: Latest News & Videos, Photos about China | The Economic TimesThe Economic Timesall 117 news articles »
Posted on 22 August 2017 | 7:50 am
Kimbra: Why I'm glad I've been single most
The Sydney Morning HeraldKimbra: Why I'm glad I've been single most of my careerThe Sydney Morning HeraldI still keep in touch with Wally [De Backer, aka Gotye]. He lives in New York and so do I, so we're always seeing each other at gigs. We catch up, have meals together and compare where we're at with music. It's a friendship that is strong and we're ...
Posted on 19 August 2017 | 3:04 pm
“Somebody That I Used to Know” singer
WJBD Online“Somebody That I Used to Know” singer Gotye turned down millions in royaltiesWJBD Online“I'm not interested in selling my music,” Gotye tells News.com.au. “That's the reason I don't put ads on my You Tube channel, which seems strange to people in today's climate, but that is a decision you can make. I'm like that with all my music. I ...
Posted on 25 July 2017 | 8:24 am
Gotye has turned down millions in YouTube
The Industry ObserverGotye has turned down millions in YouTube royalties over the yearsThe Industry ObserverIt's been six years now since the world was introduced to Gotye's 'Somebody I Used To Know'. The track, which featured New Zealand singer Kimbra, was an international success, winning Gotye ARIA, APRA, and Grammy awards, but to date, it hasn't earned ...Gotye Turned Down $5 Million In YouTube Ad MoneyETCanada.comall 3 news articles »
Posted on 21 July 2017 | 6:23 pm
Australians take over Coachella
Coachella 2015 set a record for the number of Australian and Kiwi acts performing.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:32 pm
Coachella 2015: Friday's best bets
Best acts to see on Day 1 of music festival
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:25 am
Three women lip sync through decades of
Aussie comedy trio SketchShe's first successful music video was set to Queen’s "Bohemian Rhapsody," but now the group is back with another video, and this time, the women are traveling through time. The three women started out with a hit from the 19
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:04 pm
The Voice UK: Sasha Simone and Emmanuel
Emmanuel's first song of the night was Gotye's chart topping smash hit Somebody That I Used To Know.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 2:38 pm
The Voice crowns its 2015 champion -
Who won? Would it be Stevie, Lucy, Emmanuel, or Sasha? We show you how The Voice unfolded.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 1:36 pm
Happy 180th birthday, Melbourne: Remembering
On music's greatest stage, the Grammy Awards, only two Australians have won the top Record of the Year award and both hail from Melbourne: Olivia Newton-John in 1974 and Gotye in 2013. Australian Oscar history is also weighted in our favour, with ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:02 am
Peter Greste retrial: Timeline of key events
Evidence that does surface consists of photos of Greste's family, video footage of rural Egypt, random news packages from non-Egyptian countries, and the video for the Gotye pop song "Somebody Who I Used To Know". Between the sessions where such evidence ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:35 am
Exploring The Many Facets Of Love On Their
"It's talking about the love for your work, it's talking about the love for your bandmates..." "Plus we had this guitar that apparently Gotye took on the road on his world tour and was sort of left to us, I don't know how, but it just sounds great and we ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:58 pm
Royal Headache riding ‘high’ on second
When trying to compare the American crossover popularity of their music to other artists from their homeland of Australia, Royal Headache drummer Chris “Shortty” Shortt immediately resorts to naming Gotye. “I was trying to pull a name,” he says ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:10 pm
Royal Headache riding ‘high’ on second
“I was thinking of an Australian in the pop charts in America.” The- point Shortt tried to make was, yeah, the garage punk foursome do not have the same Top 40 appeal in that Gotye once had (before he was somebody in that we used to know), yet there is ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:39 am