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Old 09-12-2011, 01:52 PM   #1
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Gotye - Somebody that I Use to Know (feat. Kimbra)

I think I can share this here. Anyhow since there is no new U2 news... man, this song is so powerful and it speaks to me cause I was in this situation years ago. It rings truth.

Gotye- Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)- official film clip (HD) - YouTube
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Old 09-12-2011, 07:18 PM   #2
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Yeah, cobl04 posted this video in the Random Music Talk thread a few days ago and I enjoyed it greatly.

Sounds a bit like Sting....
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Huh, that was interesting. I'm pretty sure I liked it.
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Well over it, but I was never really into it though. Never understood the fuss. Don't like his and her voice.

Heart's A Mess, his other "hit", was really good though.
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Huh, that was interesting. I'm pretty sure I liked it.
That was my first reaction too. Its home, Making Mirrors, is the best Australian album I've heard this year and you should all give it a try.
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Old 09-13-2011, 09:09 AM   #6
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Gotye has the occasional interesting song but then he has many a bland, terribly unintersting song too. One of the new ones 'I feel better' (I think is the title) is so lame it could as well be a jingle for Medibank Private. And no, not just because of the name.

He's trying too hard.

On the other hand, some of the stuff he put out a few years ago is pretty good.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:55 AM   #7
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I really like that song. Got a real retro soul vibe going on, could easily have fit on Cee Lo's The Lady Killer.
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I get the vibe (he namedchecked the young steve winwood re. vocals, in a recent interview), and ok it has a rather nice horn arrangement... but jesus the lyrics are trite.
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I didn't care much for that cut off right at the end, otherwise, great song, I like it quite a bit. She was a lot weaker than he was, but eh. Anything passed the one song worth listening to?

EDIT: that's what I get for reading closely. I'll give the album a go at some point.
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I'm surprised that I hadn't listened to this song until now, because 1. of how much friggin' Cobbler has been touting its virtues and 2. I've been following Kimbra's career since seeing her put on an amazing show in a tiny club last year. She's incredible live ... and probably the better of the two in this song, even if it doesn't show off the extent of her vocal talent. She's going to be huge if her surge in popularity over the last few months is anything to go by.

Anyway, that's a good song, I can only presume Triple J can barely contain itself.
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There's better songs on the album, but yeah, it's going to win the Hottest 100 by about a million votes.
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Heart's A Mess, his other "hit", was really good though.
I didn't care as much for this song. It was alright, but nothing to write home about.
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There's better songs on the album, but yeah, it's going to win the Hottest 100 by about a million votes.
At least it's better than last year's snoozefest.
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At least it's better than last year's snoozefest.
That, combined with about five shit-hop songs placing higher than Shutterbugg at #77 (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!), made me violently ill. Big Jet Plane was just awful.
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I reckon you're all wrong; 'someone I used to know' is good actually, and may get close, but no banana. I predict that the Triple Jay Hottest 100 Number One will go to that atrocious 'its nice to be alive' song by Ballpark Music.

Dude read one Dawkins book and suddenly he's a philosopher.

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Either that or... say, whatever happened to Missy Higgins? Wasn't she supposed to be the great white hope of music?
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