Somebody That I Used To Know – Mike Dawes

Mike Dawes and Amy Turk

Mike Dawes and Amy Turk

This just completely blows the mind away!

Mike Dawes improvisation of Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye. Far, far better than the original.

I saw Mike Dawes a couple of years ago when he and Amy Turk performed together. He was good then, but this is in another league altogether.

He is performing with Nick Benjamin’s 100th guitar (Alpine Spruce/Cocobolo).

On iTunes and Amazon, but why not bandcamp where a far better deal and for download far better sound quality? This cries out for FLAC download. [see mp3 v FLAC]

We need an album, or at the very least, an EP.

Steve Lawson has a successful career as a solo bass player. Mike Dawes as solo guitar player?

Released a couple of years ago, Reflections, an EP Mike Dawes and Amy Turk.

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4 Responses to “Somebody That I Used To Know – Mike Dawes”

  1. Misako Says:

    Whoa, I’m blown away…!

  2. keithpp Says:

    Last night in the early hours of the morning 301 hits, early afternoon 5,615 hits. 24 hours on in the early hours of the morning 22,596 hits!

  3. nikamari Says:


  4. keithpp Says:

    early afternoon Thursday 114,579 hits

    early hours Friday morning 164,174 hits

    early afternoon Friday 255,524 hits

    early hours Saturday morning 283,113 hits

    early evening Saturday 328,809 hits

    early hours Sunday morning 345,219 hits

    evening Sunday 380,197 hits

    early hours Monday morning 385,177 hits

    early afternoon Monday 409,030 hits

    early hours Tuesday morning 419,657 hits

    Tuesday afternoon 439,208 hits

    early hours Wednesday morning 449,339 hits

    evening Wednesday 466,526 hits

    early hours Thursday morning 487,106 hits

    I had expected Thursday afternoon to see a levelling off, instead seeing experiential growth.

    What a shame not on bandcamp as would have ridden on the momentum. Would have seen same exponential growth, some of which would have translated into downloads and sales.

    If nothing else this exposes the nonsense peddled by David Lowery that internet is bad for creative artists.

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