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Published on January 3rd, 2013 | by Alan Cross

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Walk Off the Earth vs. Taylor Swift

It was almost exactly a year ago to the day that I first posted Walk Off the Earths five-people-one-guitar cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.”  That video turned into a giant viral sensation and gave the Burlington, Ontario, band’s career an exponential leap forward.

Now when WOTE releases something new, people pay attention.  Like this bit of acapella work.


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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.



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