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    Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:06:43

    Gotye Announces Tour + Remix Album - We have all the details

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    Multi-platinum recording artist Gotye announced his biggest tour of North America…ever!

    Special guests on the tour include acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Missy Higgins, Brooklyn buzz band Chairlift and indie pop outfit Givers. South African born multi-instrumentalist Jonti will open most dates with cult hero Zammuto (ex-The Books) playing first at some shows. Kimbra - who featured on Gotye's chart topping song "Somebody That I Used To Know" - will make a one off appearance on the Dallas date.

    Missy Higgins - what a great last name.

    It was also announced that Gotye will finally release his cult album Like Drawing Blood on CD and vinyl for the first time in the US through Fairfax/Universal Republic Records this July; it is available digitally now. The album, originally released in Australia in 2006, is the album that first put Gotye on the map. In his homeland it was the ultimate indie 'word of mouth' project; eventually going platinum without ever making the top 40. It eventually earned Gotye the Australian equivalent of a Grammy.

    Next month, fans will get another bonus release from Gotye – ten remixes of the song that changed everything for him - "Somebody That I Used To Know" [Featuring Kimbra] - from his most recent album Making Mirrors (Fairfax/Universal Republic Records). The bundle, available June 8 via iTunes, will feature remixes by DJ Tiësto, Adrock, 4FRNT, Gang Colours, M-Phazes, and many more; full track list below! There are over 1,000 unapproved remixes of this song scattered across the Internet so this release collects most of Gotye's favorite versions in one place.

    Tour Dates:

    Aug 22 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Aug 24 Chicago, IL @ Charter One Pavilion (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Aug 25 Milwaukee, WI @ The Riverside Theater (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Aug 26 Minneapolis, MN @ US Bank Theater at Target Center (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Aug 28 Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Center (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Aug 29 Calgary, AB @ Stampede, Corral (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Aug 31 Burnaby, BC @ Deer Lake Park (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Sept 1 Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival (w/Missy Higgins)
    Sept 2 Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield Amphitheatre (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Sept 4 Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Sept 6 Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre Berkeley (w/Chairlift & Jonti)
    Sept 14 Kansas City, MO @ Berkley Riverfront Park (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 16 Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 17 Columbus, OH @ The LC Pavilion (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 18 Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 20 Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheater (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 21 Montreal, QC @ Jacques Cartier Pier (Old Port) (w/Chairlift & Zammuto)
    Sept 22 Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Sept 25 New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Sept 27 Brooklyn, NY @ Williamsburg Park (w/Givers & Zammuto)
    Sept 29 Camden, NJ@ Susquehanna Bank Center (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Sept 30 Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Oct 1 Raleigh, NC @ Raleigh Amphitheatre (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Oct 3 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Oct 4 Tuscaloosa, AL @ Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Oct 5 Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre (w/Missy Higgins & Jonti)
    Oct 7 Miami, FL @ Klipsch Amphitheatre at Bayfront Park (w/Givers & Jonti)
    Oct 8 Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues (w/Givers & Jonti)
    Oct 10 New Orleans, LA @ Lakefront Arena (w/Givers & Jonti)
    Oct 11 Spring, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (w/Givers & Jonti)
    Oct 12 Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theatre (w/Kimbra & Jonti)
    Oct 13 Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits

    "Somebody That I Used To Know" Remix Album Tracklisting:

    1. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Gang Colours remix]
    2. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Blblo remix]
    3. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [M-Phazes remix]
    4. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Faux Pas remix]
    5. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [4Frnt remix]
    6. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Tiesto remix]
    7. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Sneaker Fox remix]
    8. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Dan Aux remix]
    9. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Miami Nights 1984 remix]
    10. Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) [Adrock remix]

    Are you going to see or hear Gotye?

    —Carly Costello
    06.01.12



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