Gotye comes to India, says hit song based on many exes

Grammy nominated singer of Somebody That I Used to Know fame, Gotye, is in India. He arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday night and said that he feels great to be in India for the first time.

"It's good to be here. I only arrived late last night so I haven't seen much more than some extremely busy traffic and some elephants on the road on my way to the venue," Gotye told CNN-IBN in an interview. He performed at Blue Frog in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Gotye performed in India for the first time on Wednesday night. Reuters

Gotye performed in India for the first time on Wednesday night. Reuters

The Australian singer said that his song Somebody That I Used to Know was written from his experience from many different relationships.

"Different lines in the song, may be, relate to different moments I remember from different relationships. It is not written about one specific break-up and there are some elements in it that are completely fictional."

He said he hasn't received many calls from his exes over the song.

"It is mainly because since the song got really big they've been asked by friends and it got really annoying from them."

Somebody That I Used to Know featuring Kimbra,  had a stop motion art video, went viral on the Internet and became a hit worldwide. The song has been nominated for Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Alternative Music Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards.

Updated Date: Feb 07, 2013 13:14 PM

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