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Gotye is a Belgian Australian artist born in Bruges, Belgium and from Melbourne in the Australian province of Victoria. Famous in the indie rock music scene, he is a singer, a songwriter and a musician who plays many instruments including the drums, guitar, keyboards, percussion and synthesizer. He has been active in the music world since 2001 and has released his wonderful music through a number of record labels including Fairfax Records, Independent Records, Lucky Number, Inertia, Eleven Records and Universal Republic Records. He is has also worked with and performed with a number of other artists including Kimbra and The Basics. As an artist, his music and vocals have been compared to the likes of Peter Gabriel and Sting making him an artist to enjoy live via Gotye tickets.
Gotye grew up in Australia after moving from Belgium and at a young age, he grew fond of music and learned how to play a number of instruments, particularly the drums and the piano. He then went on to form a band known as the Downstares alongside three friends from his high school. This band however disbanded after high school with the members going separate ways to pursue careers. He then went on created a four song demo CD titled as Out Here in the Cold whose copies he sent to as many record companies and radio stations as he could. This gained him attention with positive reviews from the media in Melbourne and even radio stations such as Triple J. He then met up with Kris Schroeder and together, they formed The Basics and began performing together live at various venues, releasing four albums as well from 2004 onwards to 2010. The Basics have also performed alongside him during his tours and live concerts for which many have gone on to buy tickets for Gotye.
Gotye continued his solo career side by side, releasing two more collections of four songs each. These received positive reviews in the media and radio airplay as well, particularly on the Triple J radio station. He again distributed these CDs to various record companies and radio stations. This led to more and more attention for him, resulting in a deal for an album. This album was titled as Boardface and was released in 2003. It contained all the songs from his previous three collections. This was followed by a new album, released in 2006, and titled as Like Drawing Blood. It was featured on Triple J and was ranked number one as the Best Album of 2006. It also received a J Award nomination with two of the songs from the album, Hearts a Mess and Learnalilgivinalovin ranking high on the Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 2006; the song Hearts a Mess ranked eighth. The album was also certified platinum in Australia.
Gotye went on to receive an ARIA Award for the Best Independent Release and was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize for his second album. He also won the Australian Independent Record Chart Award for the Most Outstanding New Independent Artist. In 2007, he rose even higher when he won the ARIA Award for the Best Male Artist. In 2009, one of his second album’s song was ranked as on amongst the Triple J’s Hottest 100 of All Time. The album itself was also ranked eleventh on the Triple J’s Hottest 100 Australian Albums of All Time and in 2011, the album also ranked thirteenth on the ARIA charts. In 2011, he performed live at the Groovin’ the Moo Music Festival, one of the best known music festivals in Australia.
In 2011, Gotye released the song Somebody That I Used to Know featuring Kimbra which ranked high on the charts and went on to reach millions. It was certified eight times platinum in Australia and ranked first on the ARIA charts as well as on the New Zealand Singles Chart, the Official UK Top 40, the Belgian Singles Chart, the German Media Control Chart and the Dutch Megacharts. His next album, Making Mirrors, ranked first on the ARIA charts and also ranked seventh on the Billboard 200 charts. He also received seven ARIA Award nominations and won three of theme; a feat making him a must see live via Gotye tickets.