I first heard the song on the radio while I was driving around doing some errands a couple of months ago. I didn't know who it was by at the time, just that it was pretty cool. If you're not familiar with it, here's the video:
Fast forward to about a week later when I was watching American Idol with Adam after the kids had gone to bed for the night: a couple of (my favorite) contestants did a duet of the same song and I finally found out the name of the original artist was. Here's their performance:
In some future post, I should tell you how much I love Phillip Phillips... maybe. I'm so glad he won - a true, authentic, unique artist and musician wins over the more polished pop-y performers. Awesome!
Anyway, back to Gotye and his incredible song... and the subject/source of the title of this post.
This morning I saw this video of the same Gotye song covered by an Indie band,
Walk off the Earth.
It is seriously the coolest thing that I've seen in a long, long time.
The band members use one guitar to recreate the song. It's fabulous. Take a gander:
Isn't that simply incredible?! Take a look at some of their other videos and songs, I dare you. You will not be disappointed, I promise!