Musician and singer-songwriter
Wouter "Wally" De Backer, also known professionally by his stage name Gotye, is a Belgian-Australian multi-instrumental musician and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is derived from "Gauthier", the French equivalent of "Walter" or "Wouter". His voice has been compared to those of Sting and Peter Gabriel. Gotye has released three studio albums independently and one album featuring remixes of tracks from his first two albums.