Five Musicians, One Guitar: Walk Off The Earth Cover Gotye

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How many people does it take to perform Gotye’s “Somebody I Used To Know” on acoustic guitar? Would you believe, five?

Canadian rock band Walk Off The Earth have covered the Australian artist’s viral hit (the original video has been viewed over 30 million times) and posted a video of them performing the song on a single axe. Well done, guys.

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(The band member at the top of the neck seems to have an inconsequential job, until it’s his time to shine.)

“We wanted to shoot a video with everyone, but we only had one guitar at my house,” Walk Off The Earth explained in a tweet. Watch the Guinness World Records-baiting video below.

Ingrid Michaelson covers the same song:


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