The singer and musician, whose real name is Wouter 'Wally' De Backer, 39, thanked fans for support and said that he hopes to release new music soon. What a feat! The song became a hit, with the rise of music downloads, YouTube and social media platforms at the time. A-list fan!
However, after his last album Making Mirrors released in , Gotye pretty much disappeared in the music scene. Seven years has gone by and as far as the music world knows, Gotye has been pretty inactive. In the years since, and after Tim Heath joined, they have created nine albums. Their last one was released in On May 27 , , The Basics released a live album titled In the Rude, celebrating the band's year anniversary. Gotye fans will automatically notice the difference in their sound.
The song received a positive reception from critics, who noted the similarities between the song and works by Sting , Peter Gabriel , and American folk band Bon Iver. In Australia, the song won the Triple J Hottest poll at the end of , as well as ARIA Awards for song of the year and best video, while Kimbra was voted best female artist and Gotye was named best male artist and producer of the year. It was the most commercially successful song of in Flanders Belgium , the most successful song of in Wallonia Belgium , Canada, Israel, the UK, and the US, and the most successful song of the s decade by an Australian artist in Australia.
We have family prayer every day and read the scriptures occasionally. The ideal, in my opinion, is that she discovers what we all know about the lies the church tells her. I thought I was very understanding and, while I did invite her out at other times, I was very clear that her studies were paramount and I wanted to support her as best as I could during this time.