Somebodies, Gotye Takes Fan-Made Covers & Makes a Mashup Video

Gotye (aka Wally De Backer) created Somebodies: A YouTube Orchestra, a crowdsourced music video that features a bunch of fan-made covers and parodies of his hit song, Somebody That I Used to Know. The full list of every YouTube video he sourced in this meta-mashup video is available at his blog.

Reluctant as I am to add to the mountain of interpretations of Somebody That I Used To Know seemingly taking over their own area of the internet, I couldn’t resist the massive remixability that such a large, varied yet connected bundle of source material offered.

Here’s the original music video:

via Nerdist

Rusty Blazenhoff
Rusty Blazenhoff