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Old 04-19-2012, 04:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What Sting song does the chorus from Gotye sound identical to?



I am certain the chorus to the above Gotye song, singing 'Somebody that I used to know' sounds absolutely identical to another song, possibly Sting, or a similar artist, but one particular song in general - does anyone know which song I might be thinking about? Thanks

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Old 04-19-2012, 05:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am certain the chorus to the above Gotye song, singing 'Somebody that I used to know' sounds absolutely identical to another song, possibly Sting, but one particular song in general - does anyone know which song I might be thinking about? Thanks!
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thats it, pretty obvious I guess if I just googled up his hits-I couldnt remember.. I think its stretched out words of 'neeeeeeewwwwww yorrrrrk' and 'ussssssedddd to knowww' that I must have been comparing, unless theres an area of the same track thats even more similar thanks

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That song is spreading like a wild fire.
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I don't know, I mean most of where Sting sings is up in that area. There are parts of Money for Nothing that I could see fitting. I hear some Walking on the Moon, or even Roxanne.

He's got a strong Peter Gabriel vibe too.
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:16 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That song is spreading like a wild fire.
This song spread like wild fire over here about a year ago... get on Gotye, latecomers!
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Old 04-20-2012, 07:24 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I can definitely see where you get the Sting angle from but the song it initially reminded me of was, A Girl Like You by Edwyn Collins. It was a one hit wonder from the Empire Records soundtrack back in the 90s.
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The answer is....

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Sting sings that?

Are you his child?

Fiction Plane sucked, man.
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Sting sings that?

Are you his child?

Fiction Plane sucked, man.
I like fiction plane...
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