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Eyes Wide Open is the first single from Gotye's third album, released in early 2011. The Eyes Wide Open Songfacts explains the bassline that underpins this ecologically themed song is made up of samples of Gotye playing The Winton Musical Fence, which is a musical instrument installation consisting of five huge metal strings attached to fence posts, and connected to a wooden resonant chamber. The fence is located in Winton, Queensland and Gotye took the opportunity to record sounds from… read more

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  • Shut
  • Good song.
  • Nice Song
  • The video is so Dali!
  • :-)) Great ♥
  • We walk the plank with our eyes wide open
  • But it was like to stop consuming's to stop being human....
  • Title inspired by Creed.
  • i think this one has become my favorite <3
  • Gotye secretly turns into a disco ball at night

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