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Gotye - Somebody that I used to know - Chord progression, Riff Lesson, for Guitar Riff Lesson

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  • This song is basically one long progression of D minor to C.
  • When it changes in the chorus to Dm-C-Bb-C the Bb couuld still be thought of as a substitute for Dm (it has two of the same notes)
  • Rarely has someone made such use out of two little chords for so long!
  • There are some great covers and pastiches of this song on youtube, check them out!



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Composition Date:2011
Composition Info:A riff lesson showing the simplicity of the chord progression in Gotye (featured Kimbra)'s Somebody that I used to know
Score KeyD minor (Sounding Pitch)
Score TypeRiff Lesson for Piano
Number of Pages1
Difficulty LevelEasy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience
Instrument: Guitar  (View more Easy Guitar Music)
Style: Pop (View more Pop Guitar Music)


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