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Michael Hutchence

Review: Gotye at 9:30 Club with Kimbra

Review: Gotye at 9:30 Club with Kimbra

It's good to be Gotye. The Australian singer/songwriter played his first show in Washington, D.C.last night – an electrifying performance for a sellout crowd at the 9:30 Club. One thing’s for sure: The next time he comes to D.C., it will be at a much larger venue, like DAR Constitution Hall. Gotye (pronounced go-tee-ay) owes much of his seemingly overnight success here to "Somebody That I Used to Know," an infectious breakup song that plants itself in your brain and refuses to leave for a few days. It's destined to be a Top 10 hit -- maybe even a No. 1 hit – in the U.S. (He's already huge in Australia and the U.K.) Women love a good breakup song,...