MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 17: Musician Wally DeBacker (R) of Gotye and partner Tash Parker pose as they arrive at the 2013 APRA Music Awards at The Plenary on June 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.
The back and forth left me thinking about these different break-ups and different relationships over the years, and the lyrics flowed from there
I’m not sure how far things will roll on with this record and what that will mean for writing new material. I guess I’m just keen to go into a mode of exploring
It's interesting to be playing in America so early on but time will tell. There's certainly a lot of great music coming out of Melbourne right now from Alpine to Gotye. It's something to wear proudly on your sleeve.More quotes »
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