Walk off the Earth – Somebody That I Used to Know

This Burlington, Ontario band has received over 33,000,000 views on this youtube video of a cover of the song Somebody That I Used To Know originally by Gotye.   The band in the video, Walk Off The Earth, was previously unknown before this recording went viral on youtube according to a story on CTV news.   According to the article, “The band — led by music veterans Sarah Blackwood (the blonde woman in the video) and Gianni Luminati (the long haired singer in the middle) — have been making quirky YouTube videos for a while.  But they finally struck gold when they posted their version of “Somebody That I Used To Know,” originally performed by Australian singer Goyte, on Jan. 5.”  The band will be performing on the TV show Ellen on January 23, 2012 so make sure and check that out and keep supporting Canadian indie music. Check out Walk Off The Earth’s website and check out the video for their cover of Somebody I Used To Know below.

Written by Destrukto. Original content here: Canadian Music News

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Destrukto is a musician, songwriter and producer from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada with college diplomas in both business and computers. Destrukto has spent well over 10 years playing in, recording and promoting Canadian bands.