Saturday, March 31, 2012

Walk off the Earth - Somebody That I Used to Know (Gotye - Cover)

Thanks Rabbit, for bringing this one to my attention! From their Facebook page: "Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional, multi-talented five-piece musical phenomena that is currently taking the world by storm. Based in Burlington, Ontario (just outside of Toronto), their brilliant 5-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" recently exploded on Youtube garnering well over 35 million views in under 2 weeks. The massive fan response quickly drew attention to their collection of innovative songs and videos spanning their last 5 years and generated an unprecedented flood of media interest. New fans from around the world immediately fell in love with the band's organic, independent, sincere and honest original songwriting, cover interpretations and beautifully filmed videos. For the past 5 years, the band has built a massive following of dedicated fans from around the world through their unique and heartwarming approach to songwriting, filming and constant, open interaction with everyone their music touches.

The chemistry between the members of Walk Off The Earth is undeniable. Marshall, Sarah and Gianni's individual vocal stylings mesh seamlessly with Taylor's haunting harmonies and keys all the while soaring over epic melodic arrangements held together by Joel Cassady's driving and prolific percussion work. Their independent spirit, unstoppable work ethic and awe-inspiring creativity has catapulted Walk Off The Earth into new and uncharted waters with only bigger and better things on the horizon."


  1. Ha, nice!
    I've had a song of theirs in a tab for the past week... The Pete Seger cover, little boxes. Have you seen that one? The music video for that one is as fun to watch as the cover is tight on the musical level.
    Also, have you seen the original video for "Somebody that I used to know"? The original GOTYE version had a pretty neat vid too.
    : j

  2. No and No...but I'll definitely check them both out. This is the first video or song by Walk Off The Earth that I have ever seen. Thanks Alesa

  3. I love their version of Gotye's song!


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