Where is Gotye From?


Gotye just won Record of the Year (and delivered a rather humble, respectable acceptance speech at that). So where's the "Somebody That I Used to Know" singer from?

Wouter "Wally" De Backer, also known as Gotye, was born in Bruges, Belgium but immigrated to Australia when he was two years old. He started off in Syndey before going to Montmorency, Victoria. He's had an interest in music since childhood and played in a band with his friends as a teenager. Now he's got his very own Grammy!

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