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Fun Music Information -> Gotye

This is the most recent information about Gotye that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Gotye, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).


Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Wouter de Backer. Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Song For Someone," U2"Somebody That I Used To Know," Gotye
"Who's That Girl?," Madonna"Somebody That I Used To Know," Gotye
"What Are You Looking For?," Sick Puppies"Easy Way Out," Gotye
"Who's Johnny?," El Debarge"Somebody That I Used To Know," Gotye

Change a Letter:

"Easy Day Out" originally "Easy Way Out"
Holly Stefan
"East Way Out" originally "Easy Way Out"
Holly Stefan


Aug 9
a parody of "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye
"We could have been so much more than friends with healthcare benefits".
YouTube: (YouTube)
May 7
a parody of "Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye
This parody is about movie stars today and how they are nothing compared to the actresses of the 1950's such as Marilyn Monroe.
YouTube: (Video)
Apr 16
a parody of "Somebody That I Used to Know" by Gotye
A cornucopia of drama in this Thanksgiving love triangle
YouTube: (YouTube)

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Somebody That I Used To Know""Somebody Watching Profits Grow"Attila Turai
"In Your Light""Yes, You're Right"Blaydeman
"Somebody That I Used To Know""The Lawn That I Used To Mow"Agrimorfee
"Save Me""Made Me"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Somebody That I Used to Know""Some Hoody That You Didn't Know"ang3R69
"Somebody I Used To Know""Some Body I Used To Own"Matthias
"Somebody That I Used To Know""Cut My Finger Off"Eurrgh!
"Somebody That I Used To Know""Cut Me Up"Eurrgh!
"Somebody That I Used To Know""Run Into Somebody That I Used To Know"Arwen
"Somebody That I Used to Know""The Website Where I Used to Go"S.T.G.

There are additional Gotye song parodies available.

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Use Somebody
   Kings Of Leon
Somebody That I Used To Know
Use Somebody That I Used To Know
A combo of Record Of The Year Grammy winners.
She Wolf
Somebody That I Used To Know
She Wolf That I Used To Know
Weird Aaron
Somebody That I Used To Know
I Need To Know
   Marc Anthony
Somebody That I Need To Know

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Gotye Hook
Ghoti Hook combined with Gotye
Similar to the way the first band's name *should* be pronounced.
Submitted By: T
Gotye West
Gotye combined with Kanye West
Submitted By: Calvin Amari

Misheard Lyrics:

"Somebody That I Used to Know"
Misheard Lyrics:
But you treat me like a stranger I've been so long
Original Lyrics:
But you treat me like a stranger and that feels so rough
"Smoke And Mirrors"
Misheard Lyrics:
You're a frog and you know it
Original Lyrics:
You're a fraud and you know it
"Eyes Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
Some people laugh at our fences
Some people laught at our faces
Some people offer defenses
Original Lyrics:
Some people offered up answers
"Eyes Wide Open"
Misheard Lyrics:
But only if you ever worried
Original Lyrics:
But only a few ever worried
There are additional Gotye misheard lyrics available.

How to Pronounce a Band Name:

I don't get it either.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Eyes Wide Open"
Opening Lines:
With our eyes wide open, we...
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Song Title Space Change:

"Some Body That I Used To Know" originally "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Submitted by: Taylor R. Smith

Band Name Anagrams:

Go Yet Submitted by: Selena Stopmez
Ye Got Submitted by: Regina Haniger

Super Short Pop Songs:

"Easy Way Out" Length: 1:57
This and the first track on "Making Mirrors" total just under three minutes combined.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly
"Making Mirrors" Length: 1:01
The lead and title track of his third album.
Submitted by: Brian Kelly

Names as a Word Bank:

Get Toy Submitted by: Selena Stopmez
Toy Egg Submitted by: Selena Stopmez

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