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Gotye’s world-conquering hit “Somebody That I Used To Know” just celebrated its 10th anniversary. And to celebrate the occasion, New Zealand alt-pop singer Benee is releasing a cover of the song as an Amazon Original. “I resonate so strongly with the lyrics in this song,” she says. “I wish that I had written it and was so excited by the opportunity to record it for Amazon Music.” Listen below.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

How does it feel to have written one of the biggest pop songs of the last 20 years, or possibly ever? Don’t ask Wally De Backer. Ten years ago, the Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter known to the world as Gotye achieved the kind of massive, world-conquering hit that few even dream of releasing: the oceanic, soaring soft-rock juggernaut “Somebody That I Used To Know.” The song (released 7/5/11) was a duet with New Zealand singer Kimbra from Gotye’s third album Making Mirrors, and it topped charts in nearly every place there’s a chart to top.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Fiona Apple Grammy Awards

Fiona Apple has officially won the Best Alternative Music Album award at the Grammys for Fetch The Bolt Cutters. The award was presented during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony. Apple was nominated alongside Beck’s Hyperspace, Phoebe Bridgers’ Punisher, Brittany Howard’s Jaime and Tame Impala’s The Slow Rush for the coveted award. Read more: This virtual Fall Out […]

The post Fiona Apple wins Best Alternative Music Album at the 2021 Grammys appeared first on Alternative Press.

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2010s pop punk collaborations, mark hoppus, lynn gunn, we the kings, tonight alive

Ever heard a new pop-punk song on Spotify and thought, “Wow, this is great. How could it get any better?” Only to have your mind blown by the addition of familiar guest vocals 10 seconds later? Yeah, that’s happened to us about a thousand times over the course of the last decade. If there’s anything […]

The post 10 pop-punk collabs from the 2010s that you still know every word to appeared first on Alternative Press.

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