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The piece I have chosen for this assignment is "Somebody That I Used To Know" featuring Kimbra and it’s the only music piece I will be giving a scrutiny for. This song written by Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter Gotye, featuring New Zealand singer/guitarist Kimbra. Music style is indie pop; indie pop is a genre of alternative rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the mid-1980s, with its roots in Scottish post-punk bands. The song is the second single from his third studio album called Making Mirrors and was also a 1 on “Billboard's Hot 100.” This song's interpretation is about clinging on to an illusion of the perfect person, the 'person that you used to know.’ After discovering that you had in fact put them into that position, and that they had never been that perfect person, you are still unable to let them go because your illusions clash with reality and it is a never ending struggle between accepting who they are and who you thought they were. Kimbra's whole part in this song starting from "Now and then I think of all the times you screwed me over" It takes the idea that the lead singer has been victimized and completely turns it on it's end. …show more content…

I chose this piece because its more then just a piece but a memory of a fellow co-worker who passed away. Even though was struggling with cancer, he never let anything bring him down. He was full of life and he understood the importance of existence. He was a coworker and he always had this song on and he would sing it all the time and it was stuck in my head for so long. Johnny Thunders is one of the most important figures of 1970s' rock'n'roll renaissances which would lead to punk-rock. The Heartbreakers, also known as Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers to distinguish them from Tom Petty's band, were an American punk rock band, formed in New York City in May, 1975. The band spearheaded the first wave of punk

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