Gotye has admitted that he is starting to get sick of his number one song Somebody That I Used to Know. The track has gone number 1 in 18 countries around the world and has been covered by numerous artists, but Gotye thinks “there’s only so many times you can listen to one song”.
Speaking with NME about Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye said: “Sometimes I feel like I’m a bit sick of it. My inbox, on any given day, has at least five covers or parodies or remixes of it, and there’s only so many times you can listen to the one song.”
When asked if he thought he will ever be able to write another hit as big as this one, Gotye replied: “I don’t know, time will tell. I don’t know whether I can or whether I want to.”
Gotye recently spoke about the TV show Glee’s rendition of his hit song, saying that it sounded “ultra dry”, however, he later backtracked on that statement stating that he thought the Glee version was “really clever.”
Watch: Gotye performing with The Basics (2007)