Somebody That I Used to Know (4:02)

Cover of Making Mirrors

From Making Mirrors and 7 other releases

This song by Gotye also features vocals by Kimbra. The song was a commercial and critical success, topping the charts in at least 17 countries including Australia, United States, UK, New Zealand, Poland, Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. It was voted #1 on the 2011 Australian Triple J Hottest 100 national music poll. It was the second best selling single of 2011 in Australia.

As of March 2012, it had sold 600,000 copies in the UK making it the best-selling single of 2012 so far, and it also became the 3rd best-selling download ever in Germany with digital sales between 500,000 and 600,000.

As of April 2012, it’s officially the most successful song in the history of the Dutch charts. In April, the song rose to number one on the US Billboard chart with sales of 542,000 downloads. It is the fourth-biggest weekly sales since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking digital sales in 2003.

The opening guitar riff is sampled from “Seville” by Luiz Bonfa.


Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Albums featuring this track (8)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Gotye - Eyes Wide Open 3:11 364,999
Gotye - I Feel Better 3:19 206,583
fun. - We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) 4:10 588,464
Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks 3:56 976,449
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks 4:27 719,106
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive 4:36 797,088

Listening Trend

891,888listeners all time
10,887,448scrobbles all time
#157 in last week’s chart
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.
  • foxmusicbox

    Wciąż kopie.

    6 hours ago Reply
  • Alphaville73

    hipnotyczna piosenka ;-)

    2 Mar 6:17pm Reply
  • 3901

    Now, you're just some body. Now, you're just some body that I used. Now, you're just somebody that I used, you know? Now, you're just somebody that I used to know. Back off sweetie, I love happy trails.

    24 Feb 4:43am Reply
  • x03c6

    I really hate the video music. First i don't like his body, specially when they are zooming on his hairy belly button, second his mouth is too big. English speakers have big jaws. Please stop zooming on your big mouths.

    16 Feb 10:45am Reply
  • SaprativRay

    Cannot help falling for the song. Such a beauty..

    1 Feb 9:00pm Reply
  • KozMix120

    Still LOVE It <3

    31 Jan 9:32pm Reply
  • Jjmickle

    kesin illuminati plodkfdlğjgdfojıdoh

    26 Jan 9:22am Reply
  • Natanaelbp

    Suggest a correction: "Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)" [8]

    21 Jan 8:05pm Reply
  • HayleighRayment

    When I first ever heard Wuthering heights new vocal sounds like you eating prawn Ra gyrate retrieve the summer hit this year I hate the kindle was a summer baby on my phone number is not the man who played a good father and the control of the babies no more holidays booked for the photographs you took a good

    6 Jan 10:24pm Reply
  • flaviobjr

    Now and then I think of when we were together

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • garynotrashcoug

    Wasn't too familiar with him, until I heard this song and I reached out and grabbed me.

    21 Nov 2014 Reply
  • ewelkarewelka

    love love love!

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • MrShayton

    Nice Song

    3 Nov 2014 Reply
  • geeelise

    My sister and I are still convinced this is heavy with Eternal Sunshine references.

    3 Nov 2014 Reply
  • R4f4el

    kimbra sounds like katy perry [5]

    25 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Funky-Shit-

    kimbra sounds like katy perry [4]

    22 Oct 2014 Reply
  • DavidVSoho

    Am I the only one who listen to this song and think to The Sims 2?

    5 Oct 2014 Reply
  • zinnatylla26


    19 Sep 2014 Reply
  • gotgore101

    Oooo-la-la, he's hot as a firecracker!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    28 Aug 2014 Reply
  • MissWeird

    kimbra sounds like katy perry [3]

    15 Aug 2014 Reply
  • All 1272 shouts

Listening Now

Top Listeners