Gotye’s political group The Basics granted official party status in Australia

Party will now enter northern metropolitan region elections later this month (November)

Gotye forms his own political party ahead of elections in Australia

The Basics Rock'n'Roll Party will seek election in Victoria

Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ named 2012’s biggest-selling single

Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe' is at Number Two

Spotify’s most popular tracks of 2012 revealed

Music streaming service reveals most popular tracks, albums and artists of past 12 months

Gotye: ‘If I’m a one hit wonder, then I’m in good company’

The 'Somebody That I Used To Know' singer says he doesn't care if it's his only hit

Gotye – ‘I Feel Better’

We’re pretty sure that when things like “BEARDED COLLIE SINGS ‘SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW’” start popping up on the internet, it’s time to a) Cash in and start a chain of French swimwear shops called ‘Somebody That I Jacques Cousteau’; or b) Record a mildly shit Motown pastiche for the follow-up. Gotye’s chosen the latter. Priya Elan

Gotye takes to Twitter to deny reports of his death

News network had reported that the Australian singer had killed himself

Tickets for Gotye’s November UK shows onsale today

'Somebody That I Used To Know' singer will play London and Manchester later this year

Gotye to release an entire album of ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ remixes

This is despite the singer telling NME that he's 'a bit sick' of his mega-hit

Gotye announces November UK shows – ticket details

'Somebody That I Used To Know' singer will play London and Manchester later this year