Mixed Glee For Australian Singer Gotye
(Sunday Herald Sun) – Australian thespian Gotye says he is removing used to celebrity after his song, “Somebody That we Used to Know,” rocketed to a tip of a US charts.
But Gotye — genuine name Wally de Backer, from Melbourne — has suggested some of a celebrity fallout has undone him.
While a chronicle from TV strike “Glee” gave a strain a outrageous boost, Gotye has churned feelings about a rendition.
“They did such a true arrangement of a instrumentals, though a vocals were that cocktail ‘Glee’ style. It done it sound dinky and wrong.”
Last week, his strain reached No. 1 in a Billboard Hot 100 chart, creation Gotye one of usually 4 Australian artists to have achieved a feat, following Savage Garden, INXS and Men At Work.
“I wrote a strain and all else has been a array of surprises,” he said.
“In a way, after you’ve done a record, you’ve done it and all else that happens feels like we are a bystander.”
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